Enlightenment Ideas and the Founding Fathers

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  • Analyzing the Declaration of Independence

    Learn how to analyze the ideas, complaints, and language foundin the Declaration of Independence, one of the most importantdocuments in the


    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial


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Learn how Enlightenment ideas like separation of powers, natural law, and the social contract influenced the Founding Fathers and their design of the United States Government.

Subject(s): Social Studies

Grade Level(s): 7