American History

Which most accurately explains how John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government influenced the movement towards American independence?

John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government inspired the principle of salutary neglect, which colonists used to validate their open rebellion against the Stamp Act and Intolerable Acts.

John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government inspired the principle of natural rights, which colonists used to substantiate their belief that the British government was tyrannous.

John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government inspired the principle of social contract theory, which colonists used to justify the need for a president to lead their new nation.

John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government inspired the principle of separation of powers, which colonists used to rationalize their demands for independence from Great Britain.

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