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What is an absolute monarchy?
a) A government in which a ruler has complete authority over government and lives of people b) A government where there is no ruler c) A government in which a president controls the government and lives of people d) A government in which the ruler has restricted authority over government and lives of people
What is a limited monarchy?
a) A government in which a ruler has complete authority over government and lives of people b) A government where there is no ruler c) A government in which a ruler has restricted authority over government and lives of people d) A government where the people have a say and vote on every issue
What is divine right?
a) The belief that people vote for their ruler b) The belief that people can overthrow the government if they don't like it c) The belief that God gave the ruler the right to rule d) The belief that rulers are divine
What is a social contract? An agreement that says....
a) People will give up their total freedom in nature in exchange for protection of an organized society b) No one should rule the country c) People will give up their freedom if the king will tell them what to do d) People will give up their total freedom in nature in exchange for fear of a mixed up society
Who was King Louis XIV?
a) The main absolute ruler we talked about in England b) The main absolute ruler we talked about in Russia c) The main absolute ruler we talked about in France d) The main limited monarch we talked about in France
What was Versailles like?
a) Dark and scary b) Small and cheap c) Fancy with elaborate (fancy) parties and occasions d) Very confusing and mean with no one to lead the people
Where is Parliament (the law-making or legislative body of government) located?
a) England b) France c) Germany d) United States
Who was Charles I?
a) An Russian King who was executed (killed) for treason (not working with the government) b) An English King who worked well with Parliament c) An English King who was executed (killed) for treason (not working with the government) d) A United States President who worked well with Congress
What would an enlightened despot be most likely to do?
a) Make sure all people have equal rights b) Say they refuse to help the common people c) Say they will use enlightenment ideas, but not really help the common people d) Refuse to use enlightenment ideas
Philosophes (looks like philosopher, but French)
a) Were English enlightenment thinkers b) Were not French enlightenment thinkers c) Were French enlightenment thinkers d) Were American enlightenment thinkers
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