John Locke And Purpose Of Government Survey

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John Locke And Purpose Of Government Survey

This is mainly check-point for how you are doing with John Locke's theories of government. Be sure to include your first name and period number (e. G. : Dave P2, Sue P6 or Randy P7) in the box where it wants you to put your name. Remember, completing this will count toward homework.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to John Locke, your natural rights include . . .
    • A. 

      Education, privacy, and security

    • B. 

      Clothing, food and shelter

    • C. 

      Freedom, work and protection

    • D. 

      Life, liberty and property

  • 2. 
    When talking about governments, the term "power"  refers to. . .
    • A. 

      The ability to control, or direct, someone or something.

    • B. 

      Providing electricity to everyone

    • C. 

      The price of gasoline that is used to power government vehicles

    • D. 

      Someone giving the okay to government to make laws

  • 3. 
    John Locke said that an agreement to make a government and follow its laws is known as a
    • A. 

      Natural agreement

    • B. 

      Social contract

    • C. 

      Constitution

    • D. 

      Declaration of intent

  • 4. 
    According to John Locke, the main purpose of government is to
    • A. 

      Prevent attacks by foreign countries

    • B. 

      Make agreements with other countries

    • C. 

      Protect our natural rights

    • D. 

      Serve as a check on special interest groups

  • 5. 
    The term "state of nature" refers to
    • A. 

      Life in the wild

    • B. 

      Animals and their hierarchy, or social structure

    • C. 

      Hiking where very few people live

    • D. 

      A situation where there are no governments or laws

  • 6. 
    Having power, and the right to use that power, is what we call . . .
    • A. 

      Authority

    • B. 

      State of nature

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Alternative

  • 7. 
    Consent is . . .
    • A. 

      Something has an unappealing odor

    • B. 

      When you approve something or allow something to take place

    • C. 

      Refusing to do something

    • D. 

      When you write your name

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