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The Social Contract - Definition and Origins - American History
Definition: The idea of the social contract is one of the foundations of the American political system. This is the belief that the state only exists to serve the will of ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/usconstitution/g/social_contract.htm
Popular Sovereignty - Definition - American History - About.com
Definition: This principle states that the source of governmental power lies with the people. This belief stems from the concept of the social contract and the idea  ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/usconstitution/g/popular_sovereignty.htm
Mayflower Compact of 1620 - Early American History
The Mayflower Compact was the primitive Constitution agreed to aboard the ... In basic terms, the Mayflower Compact was a social contract whereby the ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/colonialamerica/a/may_compact.htm
thomas hobbes and the social contract - Secondary Education
In this book, he details the idea of the social contract which states that men originally formed governments because of their need for protection. In exchange for ...
http://712educators.about.com/cs/historyarlessons/l/blamrevhobbes.htm
social contract - Atheism and Agnosticism from About.com
Definition: The idea of a "social contract" has been used at various times (by philosophers like Plato, Locke, Rousseau, and Hobbes) as an explanation for the  ...
http://atheism.about.com/library/glossary/political/bldef_socialcontract.htm
U.S. History: Jefferson and Madison:, social contract theory, political ...
Oct 27, 2006 ... social contract theory, political philosophers, father of the constitution: The idea of a social contract was developed by various political ...
http://experts.about.com/q/U-S-History-672/Jefferson-Madison.htm
US Political Theory - Foundational Thinkers - US Politics on About.com
Locke was an English philosopher remembered for his contribution to social contract theory, the implied agreements that structure governments and social order ...
http://uspolitics.about.com/od/usgovernment/tp/foundational_thinkers.htm
U.S. History: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, social contract ...
Dec 31, 2006 ... social contract theory, political dogma, political ally: Hi Lorraine, Both Jefferson and Madison had impeccable patriot credentials, opposing ...
http://experts.about.com/q/U-S-History-672/Thomas-Jefferson-James-Madison.htm
Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Developmet - Psychology - About.com
Stage 5 - Social Contract and Individual Rights At this stage, people begin to account for the differing values, opinions, and beliefs of other people. Rules of law ...
http://psychology.about.com/od/developmentalpsychology/a/kohlberg.htm
U.S. History: us history, social contract theory, life liberty and the ...
Sep 3, 2006 ... social contract theory, life liberty and the pursuit of happiness, five paragraph essay: Hi Niki, Thomas Jefferson borrowed heavily from the ...
http://experts.about.com/q/U-S-History-672/history-19.htm
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