What Is John Locke's Idea Of A Social Contract

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The first idea that John Locke had that is shown in the book cover i’ve made is a social contract. A social contract is when somebody gives up his or her rights such as freedom of state and gets something in return, such as protection. The idea of a social contract became popular around the 17th century. Hobbes and Locke were some of the first to introduce it, even though they had different ideas about what should be in it, they both liked the idea of a government and the people having a pact over some things. In the illustration i have made it can be shown in two different places first with the king and the peasant and secondly with the contract. The more symbolic one includes the king and the peasant shaking hands. Typically when two people
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