Natural Rights: Definition & Examples Video


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The Englishman who conceived, or developed, natural rights was:

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1. Which of the following options best describes natural rights?

2. What was the time period in European history during which people began to question the way governments treated those living under their control?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The concept of natural rights is the foundation for individual liberty and the quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you better understand this concept. Learned about such information as the source of natural rights and the impact that those rights have had in securing freedom.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet test you on these aspects of natural rights:

  • The original developer of the concept
  • A description of natural rights
  • The time period natural rights were developed
  • Events resulting from natural rights
  • Examples of natural rights

Skills Practiced

The tools for this lesson will assess the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding John Locke
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Natural Rights lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately explain main phrases, such as the Enlightenment and the Declaration of Independence and how they relate to natural rights
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about European history

Additional Learning

Learn all about individual liberty by reviewing the corresponding lesson on Natural Rights: Definition & Examples. You can work on the following objectives with this lesson:

  • Understand the descriptive elements of a natural right
  • Discover the characteristics of the period known as the Enlightenment
  • Know about governmental transformations from European history
  • Understand the impact that natural rights have had on historical events
  • Explain who philosophes were
  • Identify examples of natural rights