Hrazdan City of Afghanistan for In turn, minor property regulations even restricted the political rights of white males. identity and difference 1 0 3 The irony is that by celebrating the power and uniqueness of the individual, the modern individualism expressed in these documents effectively suppressed the power and uniqueness of a majority of individuals who did not share the privileged status of free white males in eighteenth-century America. As one social theorist generalizes, In social contract theory, the individuals empowered by the opportunity to participate in the implicit contract were so many members of a set of equivalent citizens. . . . The individuals joining in the social contract . Hrazdan City of Afghanistan 2016.