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Standard 7-2.5

7-2.5 Explain how the Enlightenment influenced the American and French revolutions leading to the formation of limited forms of government, including the relationship between people and their government, the role of constitutions, the characteristics o...

Grade(s): 7

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell
Episode 1


After the American Revolution, the new United States of America needed to form a permanent government of its own. Why did the Articles of Confederation fail, and how did the U.S. Constitution come to...
Minnie Kennedy and the Civil Rights Movement
Minnie Kennedy and the Civil Rights Movement


This lesson can be a component of a year-long project based lesson on civil rights or one part of a single, shorter PBL focusing only the civil rights era after World War II. This particular extension...