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Who believed that the power of government should be held by someone who wears a crown?
In a state of nature there is
no leader to rule the people.
the option to have whatever you have the power to take.
chaos and conflict.
All of the above
Hobbes believed that with a social contract, that the people would give up certain rights for
John Locke believed that everyone is born with a tabula rasa, which is
the unresolved feelings of conflict from previous generations.
a blank slate that would be begin to be filled up with life experiences.
the debt of their ancestors.
being born to live the same condition that their parents experienced (royalty, poverty, power, etc.).
John Locke and Thomas Hobbes view of a state of nature was
opposite from each other.
Hobbes believed that once the people agreed to a social contract that
they lost the ability to rebel against a leader.
they still had the power to reject the leader.
John Locke believed that each person was born with natural rights, which included
the right to life.
the right to liberty.
the right to property.
all of the above.
John Locke believed that the purpose of government was to give people protection, including the protection of everyone's
right to become the leader.
right to live anywhere.
Which thinker believed that the people had a right to rebel against government leadership if the leadership failed to protect natural rights?
The best definition of a social contract is
an agreement between a government and the people where certain rights of the people are given up in exchange for protection from the government.
an agreement between a government and the people where rights are given up because they are "subjects of the crown."
an agreement between a government and the people where rights are given up because otherwise war would occur between everyone.
Take a close look at the first passage of the Declaration of Independence, by enlarging the picture shown with this question: Which thinker has the most of his mindset reflected in the Declaration of Independence?