Political Ideology of the American Revolution

Political Ideology - Glorious Revolution American view of natural rights Jonathan Mayhew “A Discourse Concerning Unlimited Submission”(1750

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POLITICAL IDEOLOGY OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION was the American Revolution a true revolution? new political ideology John Adams: “revolution in the minds of the people” unrecognized changing cultural identity British system of liberty the Revolution as conserving liberty flickering lamp of liberty the Revolution as conserving liberty flickering lamp of liberty adapting new ideas American representation vs. virtual representation John Locke Of Civil Government (1688) social contract natural rights inalienable rights
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Unformatted text preview: Glorious Revolution American view of natural rights Jonathan Mayhew “A Discourse Concerning Unlimited Submission” (1750) radical Whigs/ radical country thought Thomas Gordon and John Trenchard Cato’s Letters (1720-21) fear of commerce and centralized power success and luxury as negative conspiracy republicanism public good virtuous citizens corrupt Britain break with Mother Country political pamphlets Tom Paine advantage of self-education Common Sense (1776) importance of rhetoric...
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Political Ideology - Glorious Revolution American view of natural rights Jonathan Mayhew “A Discourse Concerning Unlimited Submission”(1750

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