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  • Question 1
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    Q. Permission to create a legislative body in the colony of Virginia was granted in the 
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    United States Constitution
    Charters from the King of England
    Declaration of Independence
    Ship's log of the Susan Constant
  • Question 2
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    Q.

    In 1620, a ship called the _________ carried more people from England to North America.

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    Mayflower

    Thanksgiving

    Pilgrim

    Europe

  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of the following statements is a correct description of the Mayflower Compact?
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    The men on board the Mayflower bound themselves into a “civic body politic.” 
    The Pilgrims practiced an early and pure form of democracy
    The Mayflower Compact applied just to the non-Pilgrims on board the Mayflower
    None of the above. 
  • Question 4
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    Q.  Why did the Pilgrims create the Mayflower Compact?
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     to show that they opposed representative government.
    to establish an orderly community
     to reinforce the laws of England in the new colony
     to guarantee universal religious tolerance in the colony
  • Question 5
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    Q. When was Mayflower Compact written?
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    1410
    1492
    1655
    1620
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which of the following is the most important reason why Pilgrims came to America?
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     gold
    trade
    land
    religious freedom
  • Question 7
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    Q. How did Hobbes sum up people's quality of life in a state of nature?
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    life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
    poor, nasty, brutish, and short
    fulfilling, long-lived, philosophical, and introspective
    scared, hungry, lonely, and cold
  • Question 8
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    Q. Hobbes believed that a single __________, or ruler, should have complete authority over the people.
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    emperor
    magnate
    overlord
    sovereign
  • Question 9
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    Q. According to Locke, all humans share a set of __________.
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     internal organs
    natural rights
    hopes and dreams
    traits and motivations
  • Question 10
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    Q. Locke's inalienable rights include...
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    life, liberty, and property
    pizza, chipa, and soda
    life, property, and travel
    freedom of speech, freedom to bear arms, and freedom of assembly
  • Question 11
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    Q. Locke believed that people's natural rights are granted to them by their government(s).
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    True
    False
  • Question 12
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    Who said that all power should rest within the people

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    Hobbes

    Locke

    Montesquieu

    Rousseau

  • Question 13
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    Who wrote the Social Contract?

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    Galileo Galilei

    King Louis XVI

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Voltaire

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    Which one of Thomas Jefferson's documents was influenced by ideas of the Enlightenment?

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    Articles of Confederation

    Constitution of Virginia

    Declaration of Independence

    Bill of Rights

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    With ideas like the Separation of Powers, Baron de Montesquieu influenced this American document.

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    The Declaration of Independence

    The Bill of Rights

    The Magna Carta

    The Constitution

  • Question 16
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    Montesquieu argued that the 3 branches of government should have power over each other and stop a branch if it got too powerful. This is known as ____________.

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    Checks and Balances

    Liberty

    Separation of Powers

    Checks of Power

  • Question 17
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    Which of the following is not a function of our government?

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    Keep Order

    Guide the Community

    Provide Church Services

    Provide Security

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    Which of the following is not an example of Providing Services?

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    Providing Libraries

    Providing Parks

    Proving Water and Utilities

    Managing the Economy

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    Which of the following is not a "right" of a U.S. citizen?

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    Freedom of Speech

    Freedom of Driving a Car

    Freedom of Religion

    Freedom of the Press

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    What is government?

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    organization that takes peoples' money

    the governing body of a nation, state, or community.

    The military

    the right of a group

  • Question 21
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    An example of a government keeping order is one of the following:

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    Requiring people to wear seatbelts while driving

    Allowing people to steal things from a store

    Advising people to wear a mask

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    Q. What is the key concept behind a social contract?
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    It is a contract you sign with your cell phone carrier when downloading social media apps.
    You surrender every right you have to the government with no benefit for yourself.
    You agree to have inappropriate content removed from apps such as Snapchat.
    You surrender certain rights in order for the government to provide you with protection and order.
  • Question 23
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    Q. Who rules in a dictatorship?
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    One person/leader
    A few people
    a king or queen
    President
  • Question 24
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    Q. How does a democracy or democratic republic keep its power?
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    Through force
    Through media
    Through the people
    Through a ruling process
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    Freedoms that no government can take away

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    natural rights

    declaration of rights

    independence

    limited government

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    republicanism

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    governing through elected representatives

    leading political party in the United States

    governing through strong states and a weak central government

    agreement between the rulers and the ruled

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    An agreement between people and government in which citizens consent to be governed so long as the government protects their natural rights.

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    social contract

    republicanism

    democracy

    communism

  • Question 28
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    Q. A queen rules a nation. When she dies, the throne will pass to her daughter. What kind of government does this nation have? 
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    a monarchy 
    a theocracy
    a dictatorship
    a representative democracy
  • Question 29
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    Q. A military leader seizes control of a government during a revolution. He has complete control and kills anyone who opposes him. What kind of government does this nation have? 
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    a monarchy
    a theocracy
    a dictatorship
    an oligarchy
  • Question 30
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    Q. Three military leaders take over a nation. They make all the rules and do not allow any discussion. What kind of government does this nation have? 
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    an oligarchy
    anarchy
    a theocracy
    a dictatorship
  • Question 31
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    Q. Some nations in the Middle East have Islam as the state religion. Their citizens must practice this religion. What kind of government do these nations have? 
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    a monarchy 
    a theocracy
    a dictatorship
    an oligarchy
  • Question 32
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    Q. Anna lives in a direct democracy. What does that mean?
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    She will be brought up on charges if she does not vote
    As a citizen, she is a member of the government and sits in Congress. 
    She votes for representatives who decide on the issues and laws. 
    She personally votes on every issue and law. 
  • Question 33
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    Q. Brady lives in a representative democracy. What does that mean?
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    He will be brought up on charges if he does not vote
    As a citizen, he is a member of the government and sits in Congress. 
    He votes for representatives who decide on the issues and laws
    He personally votes on every issue and law. 
  • Question 34
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    Q. How is authority obtained in a democracy?
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    passed down from family members
    by religious leaders
    taken by force
    free and open elections
  • Question 35
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    Q. How is authority obtained in a monarchy?
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    passed down from family members
    by religious leaders
    taken by force
    free and open elections
  • Question 36
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    Q. Rule by an elite group who control wealth and power.
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    Democracy
    Totalitarian
    Revolutionary
    Oligarchy/Plutocracy
  • Question 37
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    Q. A political community that occupies a definite territory and has an organized government?
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    State
    Nation
    Government
    Anarchy
  • Question 38
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    Q. The __________________ theory refers to European rulers who proclaimed that their right to rule came from God alone
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    Divine Right
    Force
    Evolutionary
    Social Contract
  • Question 39
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    Q. The belief that the notion of state evolved from the family
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    Evolutionary Theory
    Force
    Divine Right
    Social Contract
  • Question 40
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    Q. _______________ governments control all aspect of citizens economic, political, and social lives
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    Democracy
    Authoritarian
    Monarchy
    Oligarchy
  • Question 41
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    Q. Who is the founder of Capitalism?
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    Thomas Hobbes
    Adam Smith
    Karl Marx
    Thomas Jefferson
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    Which theory holds that God created the state and made it sovereign?

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    divine right theory

    evolutionary theory

    social contract theory

    force theory

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    Governments provide some sort of domestic security force such as police or a national guard to enforce laws and to keep peace. Which function is this?

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    Maintain Order

    Provide Leadership

    Provide National Security

    Provide Economic Security

  • Question 44
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    Q.

    Characteristics of a state include: Population, Territory, Sovereignty, and?

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    Official Religion

    Official Language

    Law

    Government

  • Question 45
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    A state must have a population size of

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    100,000 people

    10,000 people

    There is not a certain amount

    200,000 people

  • Question 46
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    Gives all key power to the central government

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    Unitary System

    Confederate System

    Federal System

  • Question 47
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    A loose union of independent and sovereign states

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    Unitary System

    Confederate System

    Federal System

  • Question 48
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    Divides the powers of government between the national and state or provincial governments.

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    Unitary System

    Confederal System

    Federal System

  • Question 49
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    Q.

    Emphasizes private ownership of the factors of production, freedom of choice, and individual incentives.

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    Socialism

    Communism

    Capitalism

    Democratic Socialism

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