ERIC Number: EJ538435
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Teaching about the Influence of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment on Early American History.
Mills, Randy K.; Woods, John C.
Social Studies, v87 n4 p152-155 Jul-Aug 1996
Utilizes selections from 17th century philosophical writing as instructional material for a series of learning activities that reveal the influence of the material on early American democratic thought. Activities involve selections from Isaac Newton, John Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, The Declaration of Independence, and Bishop Bossuet. (MJP)
Descriptors: Democratic Values, European History, Fundamental Concepts, Instructional Materials, Intellectual History, Philosophy, Primary Sources, Science and Society, Scientific Enterprise, Scientific Principles, Secondary Education, Self Determination, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, United States History, Units of Study
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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