The Enlightenment

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Who argued that all humans are born with natural rights?

Locke

Hobbes

Montesquieu

Machiavelli

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What are the “natural rights” argued?

Life, Liberty, Equality, Property

Life. Liberty, Equality, Popularity

Life, Freedom, Equality, Property

Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Wollstonecraft

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Who argued that government and powers should be separated?

Montesquieu

Hobbes

Locke

Machiavelli

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What describes a system in which each branch of government has some power over the other?

Separation of powers

Exclusion

Checks and balances

Vindication

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Who, in their book Leviathan, proposed an idea called the social contract?

Hobbes

Locke

Montesquieu

Wollstonecraft

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A social contract is:

An agreement between people and the government

Signed when you buy a car

Made between a bank and a customer

An agreement between governments around the world

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Who advocated for women’s educational and social equity?

Wollstonecraft

Hobbes

Locke

Montesquieu

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Finish the quote: “A government that ignores women is a _______ one.”

defective

disrespectful

educated

erroneous

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Who was a leading thinker in modern political science and ethics?

Machiavelli

Hobbes

Locke

Montesquieu

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Enlightenment thinkers began to criticize European governments ruled by:

Monarchs

Hobbes

Presidents

Prime Ministers

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In a social contract, people give up some ________ and the government provides protection.

freedoms

agreements

science

philosophy

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Which of the following was not one of the topics focused on by Enlightenment thinkers to study government?

Science

Authority

Rights

Responsibility

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Locke said that if the government fails to protect people’s rights, then people have the right to:

overthrow it

leave

die

get over it

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What part of the Constitution explains the social contract (the relationship between people and government)?

Preamble

Article I

Article II

27th Amendment

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Which philosopher is noted for their belief in representative democracy?

Locke

Hobbes

Montesquieu

Machiavelli

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