Exploring Civil and Economic Freedom

Who Said It: Quote Match

In this document based question, students will evaluate the Founders’ and Progressives’ views on the subjects of human nature and the purpose of government.

Founding Principles

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Liberty

Except where authorized by citizens through the Constitution, the government does not have the authority to limit freedom.

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Limited Government

Citizens are best able to pursue happiness when government is confined to those powers which protect their life, liberty, and property.

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Property Rights

The natural right of all individuals to create, obtain, and control their possessions, beliefs, faculties, and opinions, as well as the fruits of their labor.

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