Why Government?

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Why do people create governments? Where did we get our ideas about government? This is a fantastic introductory lesson for your American government class that begins by reviewing the philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke in detail, and is then followed by activities and worksheets that compare their views on the state of nature, the social contract, and the inherent responsibiilities of government.

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