Enlightenment
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  • Question 1
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    During which years was the Enlightenment occurring in the world?

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    1701 - 1788

    1776 - 1865

    1715 - 1789

    1987 - 2017

  • Question 2
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    During The Enlightenment, people developed new ideas about ...

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    the level of control they should have over their government

    the level of control the Sun exerts on Earth's orbit

    how their food crops should be grown

    how their houses should be arranged

  • Question 3
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    Q. Enlightened thinkers based their philosophical beliefs on what two things?
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    power and privilege
    money and fame
    good looks and charm
    reason and logic
  • Question 4
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    Q. The Enlightenment is
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    a time of rebirth
    a time when science ruled
    a time with people used reason and logic to explain the world
    a time when technology ruled
  • Question 5
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    Q. Enlightenment philosophers believe that if government abuses power the people should change it.
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    True
    False
  • Question 6
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    Q. Natural Rights
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    Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
    Life, Liberty, and Property
    Freedom
    Rights to say what we want, when we want to.
  • Question 7
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    Q. What is another name for the Enlightenment?
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    The Age of Reason
    The Age of Great Philosophers
    The Age of Religion
    The Age of Revolution
  • Question 8
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    According to Enlightenment thinker John Locke, why are governments created?

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    God gives monarchs a divine right to rule over their people

    People are naturally selfish and need a strong ruler to create order

    People set up governments to protect their lives and property

    Civil government must be established to offset the power of the church

  • Question 9
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    A state of complete freedom without any rules is called ...

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    A state of chaos

    A state of liberty

    California

    A state of nature

    A state excess

  • Question 10
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    People give up some of their freedom in exchange for protection of their rights in the ...

    answer choices

    Scientific Revolution

    Age of Reason

    State of Nature

    Social Contract

  • Question 11
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    Under the idea of the "consent of the governed," what happens if government fails to protect the peoples' rights?

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    Nothing, people must obey the government

    The people would have a right to revolt

    The people would be returned to a state of nature

    People would be forced to enter into a social contract

  • Question 12
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    What is the idea of "republicanism"

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    The people should be able to vote on who their leader will be

    The government has absolute authority over the people

    The people have complete freedom and have no rules

    Thinkers should meet in salons and discuss important ideas

  • Question 13
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    Why did some Enlightenment thinks fear democracy?

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    They were afraid of angering the Catholic Church

    They were afraid of entering into a social contract

    They did not understand the difference between monarchy and democracy

    They were afraid of what would happen if mobs of uneducated people were allowed to vote

  • Question 14
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    Select the 3 Philosophers who's ideas CLEARLY are present in our system of Gov't today.....

    answer choices

    Locke

    Newton

    Hobbes

    Montesquieu

    Rousseau

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