Philosophically Correct | iCivics (2024)


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What exactly is the ideal government? Let some of history's leading philosophers give you their take. In this government philosophy lesson, students explore how philosophers have explained the relationship between people and their governments and examine how those ideas influenced America's founding documents.

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  • Writing
  • EL/ML
  • Spanish

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