In this chapter you learned
about the principles, formation, and types of government.
The principles that comprise the foundation of our government
today are rooted in the philosophies of great thinkers
of the past. The ideas of one of these philosophers, John
Locke, are particularly evident in the government established
by the Founders of the United States. You can learn more
about John Locke at this Web site.
Destination Title: Philosophy
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Start at the Philosophy Pages Web site.
- Click on History
in the menu at the top of the screen.
- Under the heading "Early
Modern Philosophy," find Locke's name and click on
- Scroll down the page,
taking notes as you read.
After you have read through
the information, answer the following questions.