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1. Explain the signifigance of the Twelve Tables and the Law of Nations to the development of political thought?

A: The significance of the Twelve Tables to the development of politcal thought was that they established the idea that all free citizens had a right to the protection of the law. The Law of Nations was also significant to the development of political thought as it set a law to deal with crimes and civil complaints involving foreigners or the relation of foreiners to Romans.

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  1. Ok.

    You may want to add this information.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Law_of_Nations

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  2. A: The significance of the Twelve Tables to the development of politcal thought was that they established the idea that all free citizens had a right to the protection of the law. The Law of Nations was also significant to the development of political thought as it set a law to deal with crimes and civil complaints involving foreigners or the relation of foreiners to Romans. Furthermore, the Law of Nations has provided a partial legal basis for modern conscription in the United States, and it has been said to have modernized the entire theory and practice of international law.

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  3. Yes.

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  4. A: The significance of the Twelve Tables to the development of politcal thought was that they established the idea that all free citizens had a right to the protection of the law. The Law of Nations was also significant to the development of political thought as it set a law to deal with crimes and civil complaints involving foreigners or the relation of foreiners to Romans. Furthermore, the Law of Nations have modernized the entire theory and practice of international law.

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  5. Thank you for your quick response!

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  6. You're welcome.

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