Module 6: Primary Source Analysis Questions
Using the excerpts provided of John Locke’s Second Treatise of Civil Government : Answer the
following questions and complete and coherent sentences. Answer each part of the questions
1) What does Locke believe about the rights of man?
2) What does he say infringes upon these rights?
3) Look at Section 89 in the excerpts- What is Locke saying here? Summarize this
paragraph in your own words.
4) What is Locke’s opinion on absolutism?
5) Based on these excerpts, what system of government does Locke prefer?