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a period in European history when many educated people stressed the importance of learning and reasoning; education was considered the key to understanding and solving society's problems
representatives from each of the 13 colonies who participated in writing the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution
a person's ability to be free and independent
laws passed by government to protect natural rights
an implied agreement among the people of an organized society that defines the rights, duties, and limitations of the governed and the government
separation of powers
the structure of the federal government, according to the U.S. Constitution, that sets up three branches with their own distinct powers and responsibilities
Civics - C.1.1
1. The Influence of the Enlightenment SS.7.C.1.1
Ch. 1 government test
SS.912.A.3.1 Analyze the economic challenges to American farmers and farmers' responses to these challenges in the mid to late 1800s.
SS.912.A.2.7 Review the Native American experience.
SS.912.A.2.6 Compare the effects of the Black Codes and the Nadir on freed people, and analyze the sharecropping system and debt peonage as practiced in the United States.
SS.912.A.2.5 Assess how Jim Crow Laws influenced life for African Americans and other racial/ethnic minority groups.