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Constitution. 101

In the Declaration of Independence, the Americans justified their revolution by an appeal to natural law
According to Dr. West, the soul of the American founding can be found in the universal political principles stated in the Declaration of independece
The American Founders believed in a right to Social Security. false
For the American Founders, equality means an equality of __________. rights
The Declaration of Independence asserts that all human beings are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, including: life, liberty, pursuit of happiness
According to Dr. West, the Declaration of Independence implies that rights are __________ in the absence of government or in the state of nature. insucure
According to Dr. West, government secures our natural rights in five ways: national defense, criminal laws, civil laws, the encouragement of morality, and a large welfare system. false
A just government is founded with the __________ consent of those who leave the state of nature and enter into the social compact. unanimous
The Founders believed that the best way to ensure the consent of the governed in a just system of government is through: periodic elections
Modern liberalism holds that human rights are no longer based on an unchanging human nature. true
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