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    John Locke's reasons for entering Social Contract

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    Need to describe Locke's view on the reason for entering the Social Contract, to whom political power is conveyed, and ways in which the contract can be declared null and void. And why would North American colonists care about his views?

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    The Social Contract as described by Locke is an agreement between society and the individual that individuals give up some of their rights (such as the right to ultimate freedom, including the freedom to hurt others) in order to be protected by the ...

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    The solution describes Locke's view on the reason for entering the Social Contract, to whom political power is conveyed, and ways in which the contract can be declared null and void.

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