The Enlightenment (Age of Reason)
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  • Question 1
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    We call this era the "Age of Reason" because people began to apply __________ to society and government.

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    Logic

    Tyranny

    Tradition

    Religion

  • Question 2
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    What era most inspired people in the Enlightenment to apply reason to society and government?

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    The Protestant Reformation

    The Age of Exploration

    The Scientific Revolution

    The Renaissance

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    John Locke believed the government should protect the life, liberty, and property of its citizens. We call these things:

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    Natural Rights

    Reason

    Right to Rebel

    Laws

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    When the government agrees to protect natural rights and citizens agree to abide by the laws and respect their leaders, they have a:

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    Separation of Church and State

    Separation of Powers

    Social Contract

    Right to Rebel

  • Question 5
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    Citizens have a right to rebel if the government:

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    Raises taxes

    Makes you mad

    Gets a new leader you don't like

    Breaks the social contract

  • Question 6
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    The idea that religion should not be involved with government is called:

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    Separation of Powers

    Separation of Church and State

    Religious Tolerance

    Natural Rights

  • Question 7
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    Which one of the following is not a natural right?

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    Life

    Money

    Liberty

    Property

  • Question 8
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    Which Enlightenment idea ensures no one leader has too much authority?

    answer choices

    Separation of Powers

    Separation of Church and State

    Divine Right

    Natural Rights

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    The idea that it is OK for others to believe differently than you, and all people should get the same treatment despite their beliefs is called:

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    Religious Tolerance

    Separation of Church and State

    Natural Rights

    Divine Rights

  • Question 10
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    Which Enlightenment thinker pushed for all men and women to have equal opportunities in education?

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    Locke

    Voltaire

    Rousseau

    Wollstonecraft

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    Many Kings before and during the Enlightenment believed that they were given the right to rule from God. This idea is called:

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    Natural Right to rule

    Divine Right

    Unlimited Power

    Absolute Monarchy

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    Kings and Queens who tried to apply the ideas of the Enlightenment are called:

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    Enlightened Despots

    Absolute Monarchs

    Constitutional Monarchs

    Tyrannical Leaders

  • Question 13
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    Which enlightenment thinker came up with the idea of laissez-faire?

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    John Locke

    Adam Smith

    Voltaire

    Rousseau

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    The term "laissez-faire" literally means:

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    hands on

    total control

    hands off

    zero control

  • Question 15
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    The idea of Laissez-faire most closely fits with which type of economic system?

    answer choices

    Free Market Economy

    Command Economy

    Traditional Economy

    Mixed Economy

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    The writers during the Enlightenment, who popularized the new ideas of the era, are called:

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    Economists

    Tyrants

    Enlightened Despots

    Philosophes

  • Question 17
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    If a government is oppressive, it means that they:

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    continually treat people unjust or cruel

    continually treat people fairly

    are very rich and generous

    oppose other governments

  • Question 18
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    What is a tyrant?

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    Cruel leader

    Enlightened Despot

    Strong ruler

    A Monarch

  • Question 19
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    Synonym for Laissez-Faire

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    Free Enterprise

    Adam Smith

    Social Contract

    Right to rebel

  • Question 20
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    Which Enlightenment thinker was known for this idea?

    answer choices

    Rousseau

    Voltaire

    Locke

    Montesquieu

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