Enlightenment Thinkers
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which of these was greatly influenced by the Enlightenment?
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    the Magna Carta
    the American Revolution
    the Scientific Revolution
    the divine right of kings
  • Question 2
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    Q. According to Cesare Beccaria: 
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    torture is necessary
    the death penalty should always be an option
    the punishment should fit the crime
    trials should be private
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of the following statements would most likely have been made by Voltaire?
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    "People should not be afraid to speak their minds."
    "The government is made to protect our natural rights."
    "Trials should not be private."
    "The king needs absolute power."
  • Question 4
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    Q. If Baron de Montesquieu were to visit the United States today, he might be most pleased to see the
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    our Declaration of Independents
    our Bill of Rights
    a government-run tax system
    the legislative, executive, and judiciary branches of our government
  • Question 5
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    Q. Why did Thomas Hobbes believe that people needed to be governed by a ruler with absolute power?
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    because the ruler will share the power with the people
    because people couldn't be trusted to govern themselves
    because legislators could not make good laws
    because monarchs could not enforce laws themselves
  • Question 6
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    Q. The following ideas come from the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights. Which most closely relates to the work of John Locke?
    answer choices
    innocent until proven guilty
    speedy and public trial
    life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
    freedom of speech and press
  • Question 7
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    Q. This image is most closely related to which of the famous thinkers?
    answer choices
    Voltaire
    Beccaria
    Hobbes
    Locke
  • Question 8
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    Q. This image is most closely related to which thinker?
    answer choices
    Voltaire
    Hobbes
    Locke
    Montesquieu
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. This image is most closely related to which thinker?
    answer choices
    Montesquieu
    Locke
    Beccaria
    Hobbes
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. This image is most closely related to which thinker?
    answer choices
    Locke
    Beccaria
    Montesquieu
    Hobbes
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