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Scientific Revolution/enlightenment Chapter Test Practice

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Scientific Revolution/Enlightenment Chapter Test Practice
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1.  The idea that man is born equal with natural rights and that it's the government's job to protect those rights are prominent in the Declaration of Independence.  That document was based MOST on the ideas of which of the following?
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2.  Writers of the Enlightenment were primarily interested in
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3.  John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau would be most likely to support
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4.  During the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, one similarity in the work of many scientists and philosophers was that they
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5.  The French word ___________ meant “philosopher”, or “enlightened thinker.”
6.  Rousseau argued that through a __________, an entire society agrees to be governed by its general will.
7.  ________________ criticized the use of the death penalty, calling it hypocritical and cruel.
8.  ______________ was known for the creation of rationalism and his statement “I think, therefore I am.”
9.  The writers and philosophers of the Enlightenment believed the government decisions should be based on
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10.  Which of the following is associated with the term “federal system”?
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11.  Which of the following is known for discovering that the orbits of the planets were elliptical, not circular?
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12.  The term ______________ means to “let (the people) do (what they want)”, which was a doctrine of Adam Smith.
13.  The War of ____________ broke out when Prussia invaded the Austrian territory Silesia.
14.  Which of the following was NOT a major location of conflict during the Seven Years' War?
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15.  With which of the following statements would Adam Smith most agree?
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16.  ____________ spread the ideas of the Enlightenment through the publication of his Encyclopedia.
17.  With which of the following would an Enlightenment thinker MOST agree?
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18.  How are the Enlightenment and the Renaissance similar?
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19.  What was the Seven Years' War called in North America?
20.  Which of the following was the only absolute despot (monarch) who wholeheartedly embraced the ideas and reforms of the Enlightenment.  (The ruler failed by implementing reform to quickly)
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21.  Which of the following documents was MOST influenced by the ideas of Montesquieu?
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