In this lesson, students will explore the views of the founders concerning the relationship between Church and State. They will examine quotes from the founders regarding the relationship of Church and State, as well analyze excerpts from primary source documents concerning this relationship.
Lesson plan PDF includes all handouts:
Handout A: The Relationship of Church and State in America
Handout B: Quotes from the Founding about the Relationship of Church and State
Handout C: Map of Disestablishment in the United States
Handout D: George Washington, “Farewell Address”
Handout E: Thomas Jefferson, “Letter to the Danbury Baptists”
Handout F: Scenario Cards