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Showing Grade 7, Unit 11b, The Enlightenment and Age of Reason
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

http://www.wabash.edu/rousseau/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: From the Rousseau Association, this web page contains links to primary resource documents, a biography, audio files of Rousseau's compositions, postcards of his life, and Rousseau trading cards. Standards 5.4.3, 7.11.5, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, and 10.2.2

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1808

John Locke

http://www.philosophypages.com/ph/lock.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: As the key philosopher of the Enlightenment and the American Constitution it is important that the ideas of John Locke are understood. Here is a clear explanation linked to sections of his writings that further expand on his ideas. Standard 7.11.5, 8.2.4, 10.2.1, 11.1.2, and 12.1.1

Comments: This Philosophy Pages site has clear writing designed for students.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1834

The Garden, the Ark, the Tower, the Temple: Biblical Metaphors of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe

http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/gatt/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Oxford University site describes how the Biblical stories of the Garden of Eden, Noah's Ark, the Tower of Babel, and the Temple of Solomon were used by early scientists and Reformation leaders as a coherent story of the growth and decline of knowledge in which moral and spiritual factors helped to determine natural and practical outcomes. These stories issued warnings about the necessary difference between human and divine knowledge and suggested ways by which knowledge might be married to piety in order to achieve an improvement in the condition of mankind. Standards 7.9.2, 7.10.3, 7.10.3, 7.11.4, 10.1.1, and 11.1.1

Comments: This is a pretty sophisticated site, but sections can surely be used to explain ideas underlying the changes that took place in early modern Europe that set the stage for democracy and the scientific revolution.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1330

U.S. Constitution

http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.overview.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Easily accessed links to all parts of the Constitution. Standards 4.5 all, 5.7 all, 8.2 all, 8.3.3, 8.3.6, 8.10.3, 8.11.5, 11.1.2, 11.1.3, 11.2.9, 11.5.3, 11.5.4, 11.10.7, 11.11.4, 12.1 all, 12.2 all, 12.4 all, 12.5 all, 12.7 all.

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 3246

U.S. Constitution

http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.overview.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Easily accessed links to all parts of the Constitution. Standards 4.5 all, 5.7 all, 8.2 all, 8.3.3, 8.3.6, 8.10.3, 8.11.5, 11.1.2, 11.1.3, 11.2.9, 11.5.3, 11.5.4, 11.10.7, 11.11.4, 12.1 all, 12.2 all, 12.4 all, 12.5 all, 12.7 all.

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3247

User's Guide to the Declaration of Independence

http://www.founding.com

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site brings the Declaration of Independence to life. Not only is there information about its writing and the Founders but there are discussion of topics from today and from critical periods of American history during which the ideas of the Declaration were tested. The reading level is fairly high for grade 5 but it is still doable with support. Standards 5.5.3, 7.11.4, and 8.9.0

Comments: This site, developed by the Claremont Institute, is very useful for the AB3086 study of America's fundamental documents.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3323

Declaration of the Rights of Man, 1789

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/rightsof.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a translation of the document written by the Marquis de Lafayette with the help of Thomas Jefferson in 1789. It was signed by Louis XVI but only under duress. Standards 7.11.5, 8.1.3, 10.1.1 and 10.1.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 912

Thomas Paine - Common Sense 1776

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1776-1800/paine/CM/sensexx.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This html version of Common Sense has pictures of Thomas Paine and is broken into sections for easier access. It is hard to over state the importance of Paine's arguments in laying the case for the American Revolution and for stating the direction for the new government in America. Standards 7.11.6, 8.1.2, 11.1.1, and 11.1.2

Comments: Sections of this document may be excerpted for classroom analysis.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3146

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