The tensions that arose between Great Britain and her North American colonies as a result of taxation and other measures that followed the Seven Years’ War culminated in war, a movement for independence and the establishment of a new nation. The ideals that fueled the Revolution were grounded in Enlightenment Era thought. These same ideals still shape our vision as we continue to define American Democracy.
How did the Enlightenment Era Thought influence the Declaration of Independence?
In your answer, be sure to address how political thought evolved during the Enlightenment Era and how those shifts are represented within the Declaration of Independence.
Students must respond to at least one fellow student’s posting explaining the reason(s) for their agreement or disagreement, with the arguments that have been presented. WHICH I WOULD PROVIDE IN CHAT.