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- Two Treatises of Government : Add brief definition or description
- Essay Concerning Human Understanding (Book) : Add brief definition or description
- The Enlightenment : An 18th-century movement in Western philosophy and intellectual life generally, that emphasized the power or reason and science to understand and reform the world.
- Thomas Hobbes : English political philosopher of the 17th century.
- Glorious Revolution : (1688 - 89) Largely bloodless events which deposed King James VII and II (of Scotland and England), brought William and Mary to the thrones and established the monarchy on a contract basis.
- American Revolution : The war (1763-1789) that resulted in the formation of the U.S., in which 13 American colonies overthrew British rule.
- U.S. Declaration of Independence : Document formally declaring the independence of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain, July 4, 1776.
- Divine Right of Kings : Add brief definition or description
- Republicanism, U.S. : The guiding political value system of the United States.
- Republicanism : The political ideology of a nation as a republic, with an emphasis on liberty, rule by the people, and the civic virtue practiced by citizens.
- Anthropology : The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study").
- Applied Philosophy : The application of those principles and concepts derived from and based on philosophy to a study of our practical affairs and activities.
- Catalog of political philosophers : Add brief definition or description
- Consent of the governed : Political theory stating that a government's legitimacy and moral right to use state power is, or ought to be, derived from the people or society over which that power is exercised.
- Continental philosophy : Collective term for the many distinct philospohical traditions, methods, and styles that predominated on the European continent (particularly France and Germany) from the time of Immanuel Kant.
- David Hume : (1711—1776) Scottish philosopher, economist, and historian.
- Deism : A religious philosophy which holds that religious beliefs must be founded on human reason and observed features of the natural world, and that these sources reveal the existence of a God or supreme being.
- Democracy : A form of government in which ultimate sovereignty rests with the people.
- Ethics : The branch of philosophy dealing with standards of good and evil.
- Government : The system by which a community or nation is controlled and regulated. A government is a person or group of persons who govern a political community or nation.
- John Stuart Mill : Leading 19th-century British philosopher who made major contributions to ethics, economics, and political philosophy.
- Law : Add brief definition or description
- Liberalism : Add brief definition or description
- Maximilien Robespierre : Add brief definition or description
- Plymouth Colony : Add brief definition or description
- Politics : Add brief definition or description
- Positivist calendar : Add brief definition or description
- René Descartes : Add brief definition or description
- Social contract : Add brief definition or description
- State : Add brief definition or description
- Thomas Paine : Add brief definition or description