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The idea of natural law emerged during the period known as the
a) Age of Absolutism b) Renaissance c) Reformation d) Scientific Revolution
THomas Hobbes said that the best form of government is
a) an absolute monarchy b) a democracy c) a federal republic d) a theocracy
Which enlightenment thinker is credited with the idea for the system of checks and balances in the U.S. Constitution?
a) Montesquieu b) Rosseau c) Locke d) Voltaire
Denis Diderot created the world's first modern ___________ to spread Enlightenment ideas.
a) moveable type b) encyclopedia c) transistor radio d) constitution
Which Enlightenment thinker thought that the purpose of government was to protect people's natural rights?
a) Voltaire b) Rosseau c) Hobbes d) Locke
The idea of seperation of government powers adopted by the U.S. comes from which Enlightenment thinker?
a) Montesquieu b) Rosseau c) Locke d) Voltaire
Which physiocrat argued that the free market economy should be regulated by the laws of supply and demand?
a) Count Volta b) Adam Smith c) Thomas Hobbes d) Denis Diderot
the idea that humans have certain rights just by virtue of being alive is known as
a) divine right b) natural right c) mandate of humanity d) humanism
Which of the following was a common location for the exchange of Enlightenment ideas among philosophes?
a) the forum b) the salon c) the parthenon d) the hermitage
Who showed that gravity kept the planets in orbit?
a) Newton b) Copernicus c) Brunelleschi d) Vesalius
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