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. Locke believed that such rights were natural, reasonable rights. In a "state of nature," all men seek to protect their life, liberty, and property. But as the strong can use their power to deprive the weak of liberty, governments are instituted to protect the rights of all. But, if the government becomes too powerful and does not protect these rights, then the people have the obligation to remove that government (revolt) and replace it with a government that does respect and protect the rights of all.
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No. John Locke influenced the American revolution. Rousseau influenced the French revolution.
Locke and Rousseau were both writers. Both men wrote about democracy and the rights that all people should be given.
John Locke came up with the philosophy of equality which ultimately became the philosophy of the Declaration of Independence.
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 government. The people of the Revolution utilized his ideas to explain the reason for rebelling.
John Locke was an English philosopher whose writing was inspirational to the American Revolutionaries; he did not personally fight in the revolution.
Locke, Rousseau, and Paine influenced the American Revolution significantly, if that helps at all...
He mostly influence the America. John Locke, one of the most influential writers in history, profoundly affected the principles upon which the government of the United States was founde
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These writings challenged traditional social, religious, and political values.
Charles Louis montesquieu did not influence thomas Jefferson the scientific revolution did and john Locke
He influenced Jack Olender.
Jefferson used Locke when he wrote the Declaration of Independence. It was Locke that had the philosophy that man could choose their government. This was a revolutionary idea in the world of the 1700's. The world had been organized for a 1000 years with the king at the top and then there was everyone else.
These writings challenged traditional social, religious, and political values
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AnswerJohn Locke was the philosopher most closely associated with the concept of natural rights.
enlightened ideas such as the separation of powers, proposed by Montesquieu, freedoms and rights, democracy, trial by jury, no harsh or unusual punishment and citizen action John Locke was the philosophe who influenced the American Revolution the most.
Thomas Hobbes John Locke
Thomas Hobbes lived and died well before the time of the American Revolution. However, his ideas were very influential to John Locke. Locke had a major belief that every person had the right to life, liberty, and property. His thoughts were the main basis for the Declaration of Independence.