The Enlightenment: A Revolution in Reason

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Teacher Created Materials, Jul 30, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
How did the universe work? How did the human mind learn? What kind of government was best? These are some of the questions that people asked during the Age of Ideas, or the Enlightenment. Readers will learn about some of the most important aspects, ideas, and people of this time, including John Locke, David Hume, Voltaire, Copernicus, and Romanticism. Through intriguing facts and engaging sidebars, readers will discover the incredible outcomes of the Scientific Revolution and how scientists like Galileo, Isaac Newton, and Johannes Kepler changed the way people see the world! The captivating images and supportive text work together to teach readers about the impact the French Revolution had on the French people, and the influence it had on the American Revolution. This book also includes an in-class writing activity to allow students to think deeply to understand John Locke's theories.

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