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Ideals of democracy

AP.GOPO: LOR‑1 (EU), LOR‑1.A (LO), LOR‑1.A.1 (EK), LOR‑1.A.2 (EK)


Read the passage and answer the following question.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government.”
-Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence
Based on the text, which of the following statements would the author most likely agree with?
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