Which concept is central both to the Declaration of Independence and to Social Contract Theory? a) the authority of the government to create a militia to defend its citizens b) the authority of the g

Which concept is central both to the Declaration of Independence and to Social Contract Theory?

a) the authority of the government to create a militia to defend its citizens

b) the authority of the government should be based on the “Divine Right of Kings”

c) the authority of the government should be derived from the consent of the governed

d) the right of the government to trade freely and enter into alliances with other nations