Learning about John Locke
   
     
Introduction 
 

John Lockes's writings about government has helped form our ideas about modern government. In this assignment you will learn more about his work.

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Task
 

Using the resources below, answer the questions listed under the "Process" section of this web page.

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Process
 

Explain why you think the writings of John Locke may be important in today's world.

Identify three ideas John Locke had that you agree with.

If you had the chance to go back in time, what five questions would you ask of John Locke and his work?


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Resources
 


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 Evaluation 
 

 

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 Conclusion 
 
  • What are the long lasting effects of John Locke?
  • What impact has he had on modern society?
  • Can we identify how he helped shape other famous writers' ideas?

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Standards
 

State Standard 5.1, National Standards I and II

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