How do Locke’s views support the later events of the American Revolution?

D. All of the above.


The best answer is Choice D, all of the above. All the answer options are correct. Locke’s views became the philosophical underpinnings of the American Revolution. King George III issued edicts ignoring wishes of colonial legislatures, housed his soldiers in private homes without permission or compensation, directed courts in their decisions, and generally acted in an arbitrary manner. For the signers of the Declaration of Independence, these actions justified overthrowing a ruler they saw as tyrannical.

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