Enlightenment And Enlightenment Philosophers

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  • 1. 
    All of the following apply to Montesqueiu... (pick 3)
    • A. 

      3 branches of government

    • B. 

      Checks and balances

    • C. 

      Separation of powers

    • D. 

      Absolute monarchy

  • 2. 
    All of the following apply to Wollstonecraft... (pick 2)
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      People unable to govern themselves

    • C. 

      Equal rights for women

    • D. 

      Government by the middle class is best

  • 3. 
    Life, liberty, and property
    • A. 

      Property rights

    • B. 

      Natural rights

    • C. 

      Social rights

  • 4. 
    Giving up some freedoms to have the government protect us.  If the government doesn't protect our natural rights we have the right to overthrow the government.  This is known as
    • A. 

      Divine Right

    • B. 

      Social Contract Theory

    • C. 

      Natural Rights

    • D. 

      Personal Rights

  • 5. 
    The Enlightenment was... (pick 1)
    • A. 

      Religious movement emphasizing the power of the church

    • B. 

      Intellectual movement emphasizing the use of reason and logic

    • C. 

      Political movement emphasizing the belief that man is wicked and incapable of ruling himself

  • 6. 
    All are themes of the Enlightenment EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Power of the common man

    • B. 

      Power should be solely in the hand of kings

    • C. 

      Logic, thought and reason

    • D. 

      Challenging traditional thought

  • 7. 
    John Locke believed
    • A. 

      Natural rights of life, liberty, and property are given by God

    • B. 

      The monarch should be given absolute authority

    • C. 

      Power is given to the people by the president

    • D. 

      Governments should have no limitations

  • 8. 
    During the Middle Ages, people looked to God and the church to explain the world around them
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following contributed to the changing view of man during Age of Reason? (Pick 3)
    • A. 

      The geocentric model of the universe

    • B. 

      The Printing Press

    • C. 

      Martin Luther and the Reformation

    • D. 

      Art that focused on the beauty and compentence of man

    • E. 

      The idea that man was evil, sinful, and incapable of ruling themselves