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A type of government where a group of people rule is called a
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 ____________.
Checks and Balances
Separation of Powers
Checks of Power
Which Enlightenment thinker came up with the idea of Separation of Powers?
Which Enlightenment thinker came up with the idea of Natural Rights?
Which is NOT a Natural Right according to Locke?
How many branches is the government divided into based on Separation of Powers?
In a social contract the people agree to give up some freedom and power for
The word liberty means
Locke and Montesquieu both believe that government is necessary for
Protection of Rights
Stopping one person from having too much power
Safety and Protection
The political theory that God selects the monarch and therefore all should obey. Locke dismissed this idea.
divine right of kings
Godly guidance in governance
social contract theory