Fusion: Absolutism and Enlightenment
This final unit includes multiple opportunities for students to analyze the major changes that took place from the Age of Absolutism and the Enlightenment. Students will begin by comparing the absolute rule of Louis XIV and Peter the Great. They will participate in many writing and visual activities throughout this unit. They will also analyze both primary source documents from Enlightenment philosophers and firsthand accounts from Enlightened despots during this time period.