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Unformatted text preview: 1 August 30 Terms [email protected] Terms: Natural Rights Social Contract Bicameral Legislature Separation of Powers Checks and Balances I. The Declaration of Independence II. Articles of Confederation III. Constitutional Debates A. Natural Rights B. Social Contract C. Republicanism Life Liberty Estate John Locke “We hold these Truths to be self ‐ evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness …” ‐‐ Declaration of Independence Thomas Paine Edmund Burke Jeremy Bentham 2 “…That to secure these Rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the Consent of the Governed … ” ‐‐ Declaration of Independence “…that whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these Ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it , and to institute new Government.” ‐‐ Declaration of Independence...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course POLS 1113 taught by Professor Dr.anderson during the Fall '07 term at Oklahoma State.
- Fall '07