Hobbes and Locke on government

In this critical challenge, students work in groups to critically evaluate the political philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke, and then decide which of the philosophers offers the more realistic theory of government for modern society. Students explain and defend their answers, based on their own experiences and knowledge of current events.

English / Language arts, History, Social studies
Targeted grade range:
Intermediate (4-6), Middle (7-9)
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