John Locke's Second Treatise on Government and Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence

Analyze John Locke's Second Treatise on Government and Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence.
Analyze John Locke's Second Treatise on Government and Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence
This paper asks you to do two things: figure out the context of two documents, and then compare the ideas that both of them present.
The documents are from John Locke’s Second Treatise on Government and Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence. The topic of both of these documents is political liberty—what does it mean, and how do people put it into practice?
You should answer these questions in your paper:
1) What is the historical context in which these two documents were written?
2) Compare Locke’s theory of natural rights with principles stated in the American Declaration of Independence?
Feel free to go beyond these questions. Do not write this in question/answer form—it’s a paper that addresses these questions, not a worksheet
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