Enlightenment and Great Awakening
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Enlightened thinkers based their philosophical beliefs on what two things?
    answer choices
    power and privilege
    money and fame
    good looks and charm
    reason and logic
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Sir Isaac Newton is associated with the Laws of:
    answer choices
    Electricity
    Motion and gravity
    Human biology
    Astronomy 
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Which astronomer was tried for heresy and placed under house arrest because he argued that the universe was heliocentric?
    answer choices
    Ptolemy
    Copernicus
    Newton 
    Galileo 
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following best explains the effect of the Scientific Revolution on traditional religious beliefs?
    answer choices
    People now looked to religion to explain the world around them.
    People now looked to their kings to explain the world around them.
    People used reason and logic to explain the world
    Momney makes the world go round
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Whose authority was challenged by the new scientific theories during the 16th and 17th centuries? 
    answer choices
    English monarchs
    The President of the United States
    The Catholic Church
    Silk Road merchants
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q.

    _________________ influenced the Declaration of Independence and the English Bill of Rights.

    answer choices

    John Locke

    Thomas Hobbes

    Montesquieu

    Voltaire

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    Created the first Encyclopedia

    answer choices

    Hobbes

    Rousseau

    Thomas Aquinas

    Diderot

  • Question 8
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Which statement best describes the beliefs of the Enlightenment thinkers?

    answer choices

    Absolute monarchs would govern wisely and fairly

    Science and reason could improve people's live

    Religion alone could answer all the questions about life

    Ancient Greeks and Romans knew all there was to know

  • Question 9
    20 seconds
    Q.

    The Great Awakening was a __________ movement.

    answer choices

    political

    scientific

    religious

    artistic

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Ministers of The Great Awakening preached ___________

    answer choices

    God was angry

    people were not equal

    colonists should not be independent

    colonists could be saved

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Religious meetings drew

    answer choices

    no crowds

    small crowds

    medium crowds

    large crowds

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Called on people to examine their lives and commit themselves to God
    answer choices
    Anne Bradstreet
    Jonathan Edwards
    Benjamin Fraklin
    Phillis Wheatley
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards gave sermons about
    answer choices
    the existence of many gods.
    helplessness and sinfulness of humankind.
    importance of government.
    importance of other religions.
  • Question 14
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    Q. Which concept from the European Enlightenment was included in the United States Constitution.
    answer choices
    consent of the governed
    despotism
    absolutism
    limited monarchy
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. Whose philosophical ideas about life and liberty influenced the way that Thomas Jefferson worded the Declaration of Independence? 
    answer choices
    Thomas Hobbes
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    John Locke 
    Adam Smith
  • Question 16
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    Q. This was an 18th century philosophical movement of intellectuals, aiming to apply reason to all endeavors.
    answer choices
    Reformation
    Renaissance
    Enlightenment
    Scientific Revolution
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. An agreement between people and the government to give up some rights for safety and protection
    answer choices
    Philosophers
    Democracy
    Social Contract
    Divine Right of Kings
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