This was an intellectual and cultural movement in the 17th and 18th centuries (1600s – 1700s) which emphasized logic and reason over faith and superstition.
(Optional) Crash course episode explaining the Enlightenment:
Power Point summary of the Enlightenment and ideas of some of the philosophers:
Text and worksheet about the Enlightenment for homework complete short definitions to exercise 2 only which we can review at the start of the next lesson (use Britannica Online to help you – see access codes on Google Drive):
The American Revolution
PowerPoint Introduction to the American Revolution:
Chapter to read for Monday 10th May:
Short Video to watch for Monday 10th May: