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What was John Locke publication in 1690?
"Two Treatises of Government"
What inspired John Locke to write "Two Treatises of Government?
the English struggles of the 1600s
What did John Locke criticize in "Two Treatise of Government?"
What did John Locke describe in his work?
how governments are formed and what justifies them
5. John Locke believed that before society was organized-
human beings lived in a state of equality and freedom
According to John Locke, human had certain natural rights: what is "natural rights?"
rights we have as human beings, including life, liberty, and property
In the real world, John Locke felt there were problems in this hypothetical idea of nature. Why?
people could not protect their rights very well
Considering the implications coming along with the hypothetical idea of nature, what - according to John Locke- did people do to protect their rights?
they agreed to a contract with a government to protect their rights
What does this contract implies?
the people and the government had mutual obligations
What did John Locke meant by "people?"
the landholding elites, not common people who did not own land
Did John Locke advocate democracy? Explain
no, but his ideas promoted this form of government
How were Loke's arguments used in the American and French Revolutions?
to demand the rule of law and individual rights
In which ways was the Glorious Revolution different from the American Revolution and the French Revolution?
first, it was not violent; second, it was not the middle class and lower class who were demanding rights, but nobles and wealthy members of Parliament
What was the impact of the Glorious Revolution?
it inspired French thinkers to speak out against absolutism. British colonists also took an important lesson from the Glorious Revolution. They applauded Parliaments fight and saw their own parliaments in the colonies having the same rights
What, according to Locke, are the mutual obligations binding government and the people under the social contract?
Government would protect the rights of the people, and the people would act responsibly toward government
What if, according to Locke, a government broke the contract by not protecting an individual's natural rights?
people were justified in rebelling and forming a new government
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