Why did the Founders believe that people needed a government?

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Why did the Founders believe that people needed a government?

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List the rights you think you should have. Why do you think it is important to have these rights?

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Which rights seem most important? Arrange the rights we listed in order. Place the most important first. Why do you think these rights are the most important?

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Do you think people everywhere should have these rights? Why or why not?

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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What basic rights did the Founders believe people should have?

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What are natural rights? How do you get natural rights?

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What might happen if there were no rules, laws, or governmentImagine that you live on an island far away. There are no rules, no laws, and no government. There is no one to tell you what to do.

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What might happen if there were no rules, laws, or governmentImagine that you live on an island far away. There are no rules, no laws, and no government. There is no one to tell you what to do.

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What might happen if there were no rules, laws, or governmentImagine that you live on an island far away. There are no rules, no laws, and no government. There is no one to tell you what to do.

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What might happen if there were no rules, laws, or governmentImagine that you live on an island far away. There are no rules, no laws, and no government. There is no one to tell you what to do.

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What might happen if there were no rules, laws, or governmentImagine that you live on an island far away. There are no rules, no laws, and no government. There is no one to tell you what to do.

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What might life be like if there were no rules, laws, or government?

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What is a social contract?

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What did the Founders think should be the main purpose of government?
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