Social contract and natural rights theories: http://resourcesforhistoryteachers.wikispaces.com/USG.2.3
John Locke (Stanford .edu)
USG.2.6 Explain how a shared American civic identity is based on commitment to foundational ideas in Founding-Era documents and in core documents of subsequent periods of United States history. (History)
USG.2.7 Using primary documents compare and contrast the ideas of the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists regarding the respective roles of state and national government on ratification of the United States Constitution (1787–1788). (History)
What Conflicting Opinions Did the Framers Have about the Completed Constitution?
The Constitution: Counter Revolution or National Salvation? (Library of Congress)
USG.2.8 Explain the history and provide historical and contemporary examples of fundamental principles and values of American political and civic life, including liberty, security, the common good, justice, equality, law and order, rights of individuals, diversity, popular sovereignty, and representative democracy. (Individuals, Society and Culture)