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Ideas of John Locke • Rulers receive the right to govern from the people. • Unjust rulers can be forced from power. Based on the quotation above, which form of government would John Locke most oppose?
a) republic
b) dictatorship
c) representative democracy
d) constitutional monarchy

• natural rights • separation of powers • political equity The teachings of Enlightenment thinking listed above provided the basis for the
a) establishment of democratic government
b) teaching of the Protestant Reformation.
c) calling of the crusades.
d) development of feudalism.

What were both the Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights designed to do?
a) limit the power of the monarch
b) provide for religious freedom
c) accept the theory of divine right
d) give commoners the right to vote

The Great Awakening of the mid-1700s affected the British colonies by
a) decreasing the power and prestige of radical religious fi gures.
b) encouraging greater religious enthusiasm and political independence.
c) encouraging strict obedience and respect for governmental authorities.
d) discouraging individual free will in spiritual and political matters.

One goal of the Declaration of Independence was to
a) establish a new monarchy for the independent states
b) convince the British Parliament to prevent the start of war.
c) explain why the colonists felt the need to be free from British rule
d) outline an economic system to raise money for the revolution.

In designing the legislative branch, the writers of the Constitution mainly based their ideas on the
a) French Estates General.
b) Congress of Vienna.
c) Council of Trent.
d) English Parliament.

The Mayflower Compact (1620) was signifi cant in the political development of the American colonies because it introduced the principle of
a) self-government.
b) separation of powers.
c) freedom of expression.
d) federalism.

The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people. 10th amendment was added to resolve which of the following issues
a) division of powers among branches of government
b) the annexation of new lands into the country
c) balance between national and state government power
d) the representation of states in the legislative houses

Which of these Founders favored a strong national government and a loose interpretation of the United States Constitution?
a) George Mason
b) Patrick Henry
c) Roger Williams
d) Alexander Hamilton

Which of these parts of the United States Constitution contains fundamental liberties of American citizens?
a) Preamble
b) Article I, Section 8 — Enumerated Powers
c) Article III — Judicial Branch
d) Amendments 1–10 — Bill of Rights

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