Enlightenment And French Revolution

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Enlightenment And French Revolution

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  • 1. 
    John Locke believed in the concept of natural rights of the indiividual. What US document did he later help influence in our national history? 
    • A. 

      Gettysburg Address

    • B. 

      US Constitution

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 2. 
    Select the best definition of revolution.
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      War

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Independence

  • 3. 
    Montesquieu's philosophy can be found in which famous American document- separation of powers within the national government...
    • A. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      US Constitution

    • D. 

      Gettysburg Address

  • 4. 
    The cry of the colonists in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Revolution was centered around what key phrase?
    • A. 

      "no taxation without representation"

    • B. 

      "I want my land back from the King!"

    • C. 

      "I do not want to pay taxes!"

    • D. 

      "Give me liberty or give me death!"

  • 5. 
    Monarchy
    • A. 

      People hold the political power to the nation

    • B. 

      King or queen rules/leads the nation

    • C. 

      Government is headed by a strong military leader who has total control over the nation

    • D. 

      No one is in charge-mob rule

  • 6. 
    John Locke would have supported which of the following?
    • A. 

      The separate branches of government

    • B. 

      The desire to have a absolute monarch or king

    • C. 

      Social Contracts between the people and the government

    • D. 

      Life, Liberty, Property- Natural Rights

  • 7. 
    Complete the following analogyThomas Paine: __________Thomas Jefferson: _____________
    • A. 

      Common Sense: Amenrican Crisis

    • B. 

      Common Sense: Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Common Sense: Constitution of 1776

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence: American Crisis

  • 8. 
    Democracy 
    • A. 

      Citizens hold the political power in government

    • B. 

      King or queen rules in the nation

    • C. 

      Mob rule- no one is in charge

    • D. 

      God is the ultimate authority of the government

  • 9. 
    Enlightenment thinker Thomas Hobbes would have supported which type of government? 
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Anarchy

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 10. 
    What document is known as the "ultimate break up letter"?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Rights

    • B. 

      English Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Magna Carta

  • 11. 
    The Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for democratic thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness."This quote came from which document? 
    • A. 

      US Constitution

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Olive Branch Pettion

    • D. 

      Mayflower Compact

  • 13. 
    The Royal Fifth refers to...? 
    • A. 

      The 20% tax paid to the Spanish crown by its Latin American colonies

    • B. 

      The Catholic churches demanded by the king in South America

    • C. 

      The slaves brought over to work the sugar plantations in the Caribbean

    • D. 

      The Spanish military stationed in Latin America

  • 14. 
    American Revolution: "No taxation without representation" French Revolution: ________________________________
    • A. 

      Reign of Terror

    • B. 

      Liberty, Equality, Brotherhood

    • C. 

      Freedom is here!

    • D. 

      Opporunity for all- no more taxes!

  • 15. 
    This group had the burden of paying all the taxes in the nation of France before the revolution?
    • A. 

      First Estate

    • B. 

      Second Estate

    • C. 

      Third Estate

    • D. 

      Fourth Estate

  • 16. 
    I was the King of France when the French Revolution began.
    • A. 

      King Louis XVI

    • B. 

      King Henry VIII

    • C. 

      Napoleon

    • D. 

      King George III

  • 17. 
    This was the time of "radical" extreme leadership of the French Revolution in which many were executed in 1793-1794. 
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Storming of the Bastille

    • C. 

      Reformation

    • D. 

      Regin of Terror

  • 18. 
    A food shortage of bread caused unstable times for the people of France during the French Revolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Napoleon's rule ended the French Revolution. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Napoleon's aggression towards Germany caused the Latin American colonies to begin to think about independence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Declaration of the Rights of Man, a document written during the French Revolution, described the basic human rights that all should be given. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False