Everyone’s A Critic: Declaration opponents

Duration: 30-60 minutes

SKILL: How do you write a review? CONTENT: How was the Declaration of Independence perceived by those loyal to the British? Students will read British philosopher Jeremy Bentham’s “Short Review of the Declaration,” which critiques the Declaration of Independence. Then, students will summarize Benthams criticisms in partner groups, reflect on the traits of a good…

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High School

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