Exam Review ILocke--What does Locke mean by a state of liberty, not of license in the state of nature?In a state of Liberty, we have the right to do whatever to our property, but bc its not a state of license we don’t have the right to destroy ourselves or what is Gods.Locke’s “rights” in the state of natureSelf-preservation, Life, Liberty and HappinessWhat is prohibited in the state of nature?Invading other people’s rights and doing hurt to one another. What is the chief end of political society? Peace, safety and public good of the peopleWho enforces the law in the state of nature?The people being “governed”Declaration--Know the first two paragraphs from the Declaration of Independence (you should be ableto recognize it)“The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political band…”“We hold these truths self-evident…”What rights are “inalienable”? Life liberty and pursuit of happiness.Articles of Confederation--Know the major elements of the Articles. I will quote from this and it will be a recognizable quote. Know what makes the Articles stand out.Vices of the Political System--Look back at this. Who does Madison blame? (quiz question)Representative bodies, and the people themselves
Brutus IWhat are the three main things gained through a small republic?Ppl know their reps and vice versa, ppl of large fortunes less moderate, discordant principlesWhat the disadvantages of a large republic?Larger republics could cancel out the voices of the people and states authority of the states. Large size can cause them to gainmore power and infringe on state sovereignty and infringe on peoples libertyFederalist 10--What’s the cause of faction?I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or a minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interests of the community.