The 5000 Year Leap / 2nd Principle

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The 5000 Year Leap / 2nd Principle

2nd Principle Quiz / Virtuous and Morally Strong / The 5000 Year Leap


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  • 1. 
    Franklin wrote: Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of…
    • A. 

      Laws

    • B. 

      Masters

    • C. 

      Teachers

    • D. 

      Jails

  • 2. 
    Modern historian, Gordon S. Wood stated: "In a Republic, however, each man must somehow be persuaded to submerge his personal wants into the greater good of the whole." He was speaking about…
    • A. 

      Public Virtue

    • B. 

      Natural Law

    • C. 

      Greed

    • D. 

      Love

  • 3. 
    What question seemed to be on the minds of many of the founders prior to declaring their independence?
    • A. 

      Did they have enough wealth to stand against their oppressors?

    • B. 

      Did they have the arms necessary to defend themselves?

    • C. 

      Was their cause just?

    • D. 

      Did they posses the quality of public virtue in sufficient measure?

  • 4. 
    Who was the author of the book "Common Sense"?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      John Jay

  • 5. 
    Who said: "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."
    • A. 

      Samuel Adams

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Richard Henry Lee

    • D. 

      George Washington