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The ideas of English philosopher John Locke had a major influence on the writers of the Declaration of Independence. Which one of Locke's basic principles, later seen in the Declaration of
Independence, is expressed in the quote? “All mankind . . . being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.” –John Locke, "The Second Treatise of Civil Government," 1690 A. separation of powers B. checks and balances C. freedom of religion D. unalienable rights
D. unalienable rights
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