Directions: Use Handout B: Background Essay to help you answer the questions below.
- What are some ideas from Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government that are also in the Declaration of Independence?
- How is the Constitution different from the Articles of Confederation?
- Why do you think some rights appear more often than others in the documents?
- At the start of class, we discussed which rights the class believed were most important. Which right do you think is most important to your parents? Why?