Lesson

Unlimited and Limited Government in Europe, 1600-1700

Lesson Overview

Unlimited and Limited Government in Europe, 1600-1700 will introduce the development of governmental systems in Europe after feudalism. The student will be able to differentiate between limited and unlimited governmental systems by giving examples of each.  They will be able to use a children's book, Yertle the Turtle, to analyse the shortcomings of unlimited government as portrayed in the actions of a dictatorial turtle and the other turtles under his command,

Duration
1-2 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

How can we describe the characteristics of limited and unlimited government that evolved in Europe in the 1600s and 1700s?
 

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

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Social Studies

Cardboard crown for each student
Black marker for each student
Two pocket folder with organizers, notes pages, and vocabulary for each student
 

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Lesson Created By: Eugene Ramsey Hardin IV