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3 February, 02:48

What ideas justify the Connection between specific grievances in the Declaration of Independence and natural rights violations

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  1. 3 February, 04:21
    Thomas Jefferson, drew ideas from the natural rights to justify declaring independence from England. Jefferson argued that people had the right to overthrow their government when it abused their fundamental natural rights over a long period of time. This includes the taxation without representation. He argued that "all men are created equal," "inalienable rights," "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. He adopted John Locke's theory of natural rights to provide a reason for revolution
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