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Of Civil Government by John Locke

Of Civil Government

Second Treatise

by John Locke

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John Locke conceived the idea of checks and balances contained in the U.S. Constitution, and he asserted that revolution in some circumstances is not only a right but an obligation. Lockeā€™s theories on the nature of the state and the manner in which governments can most effectively maintain a balance of power provided a vigorous incentive to American and French revolutionaries of the eighteenth century.

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