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John Locke was the philosopher most closely associated with the concept of natural rights.
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How did John Locke influence political history?

John Locke encouraged people to think for themselves, and to  question their leaders. Taking part in their government rather than  accepting what has been in place for hundr

How did John Locke influence on the American and French revolution?

Answer   Locke believed that people had natural rights of life liberty and property, and if these rights were violated, it gave the people a right to rebel against the go

What influence did John Locke have on the Declaration of Independence?

John Locke wrote about natural rights and stated how everyone  should have the rights of liberty, property, and life. He also  wrote about how people are born with these nat

What was john lockes contributions to American government?

John Locke's theories that contributed toward life, liberty and property for each individual were primary concepts borrowed and built into the American Constitution/Declaratio

How did john Locke influence the American colonists?

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What documents were influenced by John Locke?

John Locke influenced the declaration of independence and the constitution with his idea of "life, liberty and property", also he influenced the enlightenment

How did the ideas and principles of John Locke influence the American Revolution?

Influence of John Locke  The delegates attending the Continental Congress based their defense of liberty as a natural right granted to all men on the ideas of John Locke. Lo

How did John Locke influence Latin America?

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What influenced john Locke?

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How did john Locke influence th American constitution?

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