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One Hour Civics: Who Needs a Government
In this one hour, bite sized, class, we will dive into political theory and examine several historical theorists writings on the nature of mankind, the meaning of civilization, and how this relates to government.
Ms. Emily MEd, MATSPEd
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One Hour Civics offers a bite sized lesson on the political philosophers Hobbes & Locke, and even a bit of Rousseau. With their writings, we will examine their thoughts on the nature of mankind and civilization, and how government is meant to reflect our nature and the functions of civilization. How do Hobbes and Locke differ? Where do they agree? What are your opinions on the nature of mankind and the needs of civilization? What is civilization and what is the role of government? Is...
I in addition to my M.Ed, I have a BA in Political Science. My first course in political theory at University of Washington, many years ago, ignited a love of philosophy and passion for politics and all things government that has lasted a lifetime.
Printed worksheets - provided online before class Pencil
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An informal assessment will be available upon request, based on class participation.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
iCivics, Painless US Government, The Social Contract, Leviathan, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, and Brainpop
Ms. Emily MEd, MATSPEdLife is an Adventure!
54 total reviews
70 completed classes
I've spent a lifetime leading groups, mentoring, and teaching. From the co-op and scouts, to the community garden and the local non-profit, to the college classroom as an instructor and as a preceptor, and the public school classroom; I've taught...