The Enlightenment
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which Enlightenment philosopher argued that people have the right to abolish their government and create a new one?
    answer choices
    Montesquire
    Locke
    Voltaire
    Rousseau
  • Question 2
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    Q. According to Rousseau, what is the role of government?
    answer choices
    It is to dictate to the people what the government wants.
    It is to implement policies beneficial to the government.
    It is to steer away from popular sovereignty.
    It is to protect the "general will" of the people
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of the following exemplifies the ideas of the age of Enlightenment?
    answer choices
    reason
    tradition
    faith
    ignorance
  • Question 4
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    Q. According to the concept of divine right, who gave monarchs the power to rule?
    answer choices
    kings
    God
    military
    people
  • Question 5
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    Q. What document did John Locke's ideas influence?
    answer choices
    English Bill of Rights
    Declaration of Independence
    Great Charter
    Magna Carter
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of document did the Enlightenment thinkers support?
    answer choices
    Totalitarian
    Absolute monarchy
    unlimited government
    limited government
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which of the Enlightenment philosophers believed the three branches of government should check the powers of one another?
    answer choices
    Montesquieu
    Voltaire
    Rousseau
    Locke
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which of the following was NOT a new idea about government stemming from the Enlightenment period?
    answer choices
    Absolutism
    Social Contract
    Checks and Balance
    Separation of Powers
  • Question 9
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    Q. In which European colonies would "redemptioners" be found?
    answer choices
    Spain
    England
    France
    Dutch
  • Question 10
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    Q. Not everyone who traveled to European Colonies did so by their own free will. From what Continent did the biggest forced migration of people in history take place?
    answer choices
    Asia
    North America
    South America
    Africa
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