discuss the meaning of the so-called social contract

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Briefly discuss the meaning of the so-called social contract. In doing so, speak about political philosophers such as John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Also, speak to federalism and the three levels of policing in the United States.

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Social contract is essentially an agreement between everyone in a society to cooperate for benefits such as protection or rights. Thomas Hobbes believed that every citizen had a right to everything and had a true value of individualism; he believed that social contract must be enforced to be able to live organizationally and peacefully within a society. Without social contract, Hobbes believed the people were subjected to war and conflict. Alternatively, John Locke did not believe that everyone had a right to do whatever they please; he believed the government was put into place to protect citizen's natural-born rights. He concluded that as long as the government was protecting the rights of the people, it could be enforced. If the government did not pursue the rights of citizens; however, Locke believed the people had a right to overthrow and protest the government. Jean Jacques Rousseau believed that social contract needed to be implemented in order to guarantee rights and freedoms of the people, but by guarante...

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