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john Locke was political philosopher and a proponent of natural law, and limited government. These two ideas that greatly influenced the Founding Fathers. Locke's ideas are reflected in both the Declaration of Independence, and the US Constitution.

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No John Locke wasn't a founding father ..... only George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison.

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John Locke influenced the constitution by a lot of hid ideas. They (his ideas) were widely accepted by the founding fathers. He influenced our Bill of Rights because he said the government should protect your rights. The electing our president and other officials was his idea of consent of the governed. He also had the idea for limited government which was how our government started out.

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