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Absolute Monarchies And Constitutional Government.

Which of the following is an example of an unlimited government?
a) anarchy
b) constitutional monarchy
c) democracy
d) absolute monarchy

The roots of our system of government date back to _______.
a) England
b) France
c) Russia
d) Austria

Which of the following rights was guaranteed by the Magna Carta?
a) right to a written constitution
b) right to a trial by jury
c) right of all citizens to vote
d) right to overthrow the monarchy

The Stuart rulers angered many English citizens with their belief in _______.
a) the lawmaking power of Parliament
b) the goals of Puritan reformers
c) the separation of church and state
d) the idea of divine right

During the English Restoration, Parliament _______.
a) set up a commonwealth
b) tried and executed Charles I
c) offered the throne to William and Mary
d) returned the monarchy to England

Which of the following rulers had his or her power limited by law in the 1600s to 1700s?
a) Peter the Great
b) Queen Elizabeth I
c) Catherine the Great
d) Louis XIV

During the Enlightenment, many people placed their faith in _______.
a) emotions
b) the military
c) reason
d) the monarchy

Which political thinker believed that people needed a strong, absolute ruler to control them (like a Leviathan)?
a) John Locke
b) Thomas Hobbes
c) Baron de Montesquieu
d) Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Which Enlightenment thinker proposed separation of powers and three branches of government?
a) Thomas Hobbes
b) John Locke
c) Jean-Jacques Rousseau
d) Montesquieu

Who stated the importance of teaching civic virtue to children?
a) John Locke
b) Montesquieu
c) Hobbes
d) Rousseau

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