Lesson 3: Early Greece Part 3
In this lesson, focus on the impact early Greek philosophy and government has on the modern world, including the US Constitution.
Key Terms: Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, checks and balances, federal system, Bill of Rights, direct democracy, philosopher, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle
- Relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.
- Consider the influence of the US Constitution on political systems in the contemporary world.
Textbook: chapter 5, sections 3–4 and chapter 22, section 4
Journal: Download the journal file at the bottom of the page. Fill out the Unit one section and save the file in a safe place so you will have access to it for later journal writes. This document will be turned in at the end of the course when you have completed the entire journal document.