In this lesson, students will explore the evolution in the United States from religious toleration to religious liberty. Students will examine the difference between the two, analyze documents concerning both, and evaluate the significance of this change.
Lesson plan PDF includes all handouts:
Handout A: The American Journey from Religious Toleration to Religious Liberty
Handout B: Religious Toleration
Handout C: Liberty of Conscience
Handout D: Quote Cards
Handout E: Letters to the Congregations: George Washington and Religious Liberty