The Social Contract Fun Activities

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Future Society Fiction

Write a short work of fiction, imagining a new society in the future that bases its laws around Rousseau's ideas from "The Social Contract." Does this society work out or not? Is it a society that Rousseau would describe as being ready to be governed? What is their land like and what will this determine about their government and way of life (see page 59 for Rousseau's discussion)?


Create a crossword puzzle with at least 25 clues. Each clue should be a person, idea, or place from the book.

Role Play Colonial Town Hall Meeting

Divide the class into roles that might have existed in a Colonial town during the 1700s before the American Revolution (such as large land owner, small farmer, printer, lawyer, teacher and so on) and have the class hold a town hall meeting to discuss their views on the role of government...

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