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What ideas about civic life informed the founding generation?. WTP Lesson 2 Part B. Ms. Ramos. Think of a state of nature to explore ?? o f political philosophy. Are people selfish? Can people care for the good of others? What should be the purpose of govt ?

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What ideas about civic life informed the founding generation

What ideas about civic life informed the founding generation?

WTP Lesson 2 Part B

Ms. Ramos


Think of a state of nature to explore o f political philosophy

Think of a state of nature to explore ?? of political philosophy

  • Are people selfish?

  • Can people care for the good of others?

  • What should be the purpose of govt?

  • Where should people in power get their authority to govern?

Ms. Ramos


What ideas about civic life informed the founding generation

  • How should govt be organized?

  • What kinds of govt should be respected & supported?

  • What kinds of govt should be resisted?

Ms. Ramos


What values from natural rights philosophy influenced the founding generation

What values from natural rights philosophy influenced the founding generation?

Begin note-taking here!

Ms. Ramos


Individual rights

Individual Rights

  • Personal, inherent, inalienable

Ms. Ramos


Popular sovereignty govt by consent

Popular sovereignty/ Govt by consent

  • Created & derive authority from the people

  • IF VIOLATE– right of revolution

Ms. Ramos


Limited government

Limited Government

  • Purpose: serve- life, liberty, property of all

  • Pplown govt via election &other means

Ms. Ramos


Human equality

Human Equality

  • All are free and equal

    • Used to attack slavery & other inequalities

Ms. Ramos


What ideas about civic life informed the founding generation

  • Review Classical Republicanism and Classical Liberalism from Lesson 2- already assigned & read !


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