Philosophers Power Point

What is your analysis of this statement?
• author of Leviathan
• State of nature = state of war
• State of war ends when individuals
give power to a government
•Social contract exists between the rulers
and the ruled
•Natural Rights – life, liberty and
property (Does this phrase sound
•Revolution is justified when social
contract is broken by the government
• believed in the importance of three
branches of government – executive,
legislative, and judicial – that should
be separate yet dependent on one
•Declaration of Independence
•Third President
•Favored states’ rights
•Limited federal government
•Author of many Federalist Papers
•Financial expert
•Strong federal government
•Killed in a duel w/Vice President
•Father of the Constitution
•Author of Federalist Papers and
Bill of Rights
•Changed views on government
throughout his life