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Influential and Historical Documents
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  • Question 1
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    The image concerns government.


    Which Enlightenment ideas is represented by the image?

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    separation of powers

    checks and balances

    social contract

    natural law

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    The quote is from a historical document.


    How does this quote reflect the influence of Enlightenment ideas on the Founding Fathers?

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    They had reservations about self-government

    They were concerned with property rights.

    They supported individual liberties.

    they created a limited monarchy

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    What Enlightenment idea is represented by the headline?

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    Separation of Powers

    Checks and Balances

    Social Contract

    natural law

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    Which right is an example of an Enlightenment idea?

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    Fifth Amendment self-incrimination protection

    First Amendment freedom of speech guarantees

    First Amendment freedom of religion guarantees

    Fourth Amendment search and seizure protection

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    The statements are from the Virginia Declaration of Rights.


    Which statements reflects the Enlightenment ideas of government as expressed by Montesquieu?

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    1

    2

    3

    4

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    How are the Enlightenment ideas that influenced the Founding Fathers reflected in modern institutions?

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    Colonies have been re-established to preserve popular sovereignty.

    Oligarchies have increased to safeguard natural rights.

    The United Nations promotes universal human rights.

    The European Union encourages economic stability.

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    Which idea is from the Magna Carta?

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    The people should be completely free from the government.

    The people should support a strong central government.

    The government should give people a fair and speedy trail.

    The government should have unlimited power to tax.

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    Which documents influenced the colonists' views of government?

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    Common Sense, Articles of Confederation, Declaration of the Rights of Man.

    Virginia Declaration of Rights, Common Sense, Bill of Rights.

    Magna Carta, Mayflower Compact, Common Sense

    Magna Carta, Iroquois Constitution, Common Sense

  • Question 9
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    The conversation below concerns lawmaking.


    Doug:


    I believe in making laws only when everyone can participate in public decision making.


    Nicole:


    I disagree with you; it is best for laws to be made by the people who have been chosen for that


    purpose.


    Which colonial principle is being discussed?

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    limited monarchy

    self-government

    social contract

    natural rights

  • Question 10
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    Read the timeline.


    Which writing encourages the action demonstrated in the timeline?

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    Common Sense

    U.S. Constitution

    Mayflower Compact

    Articles of Confederation

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    The statements are from the English Bill of Rights (1689)


    Which purpose of government can be traced to these statements?

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    provide for the common defense

    Promote the general welfare

    ensure domestic tranquility

    establish justice

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    The diagram shows that the colonists formed some of their political views from some historical documents.


    Which phrase completes the diagram?

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    separation of powers

    economic freedom

    self-government

    individual rights

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    Read the passage was written by Thomas Paine in his 1776 pamphlet, Common Sense.


    Based on this passage, how is the author's view reflected in the U.S. political system?

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    The monarchy creates limited government

    The monarchy supports self-government

    Representatives are appointed

    Representatives are elected

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    Read the statement is from the Magna Carta written in 1215.


    Which political principle justifies this statement?

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    The right to trial protects political institutions.

    The rule of law guarantees fair legal treatment.

    Checks and balances prevent tyranny in government.

    Separation of powers permits shared government authority.

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