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We the People Lesson 2

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life, liberty and property
According to John Locke, all humans have natural rights to __________.
freedom
Liberty is a synonym (has the same meaning) of __________.
Founders
The __________ are the people who led the fight for independence and created our government (1760s to 1790s).
rights
The Founders believed that the main purpose of government (or laws) was to protect citizens' __________.
popular sovereignty
The Founders believed that the power to govern comes from the consent of the governed -- in other words, __________.
people
Popular sovereignty means that the power to govern comes from the __________ being governed.
life
Your right to __________ is your right to live without the fear of being injured or killed by others.
liberty
Your right to __________ is your right to believe what you wish, read what you want, say what you want and travel where you want, etc.
property
Your right to __________ is your right to own land, buldings, cars, clothes, businesses, etc.
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