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Instructor:Mr. Manneremail:[email protected]AP US Government and PoliticsSummer Reading Assignment 2016-2017Purpose:The focus of the first unit is the philosophical and political roots of American government. Thus,this is what you will explore and analyze during the summer so that we will be prepared todiscuss this topic in depth over the first few days of class.The first three readings below are essential Enlightenment political texts.They are followed bydocuments written by the Founders that borrow heavily, if not directly, from the Enlightenmentthinkers.Readings:Enlightenment Political ThoughtJohn Locke,Second Treatise of Civil Government, chapters 2, 8, 9, 11, 13, 19Rousseau,On the Social ContractMontesquieu,The Spirit of the LawsAmerican Political DocumentsVirginia Declaration of RightsDeclaration of IndependenceU.S. Constitution

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Term
Winter
Professor
Swin
Tags
Political Philosophy, John Locke, United States Declaration of Independence, Jean Jacques Rousseau

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