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How are the The Declaration of Independence and Social Contract Theory similar?

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  1. The Declaration of Independence is a social contract. The colonists established a new contract and rejected British rule because it violated the previous contract.

    http://www.iep.utm.edu/soc-cont/

    http://www.csus.edu/indiv/g/gaskilld/ethics/sct.htm

    http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/document/

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