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This type of government exists when there are no limits placed on the power of a ruler.
a) Limited Government
b) Unlimited Government
c) Democracy
d) Communism

A __________________ is a ruler who usually inherits his or her position and rules for life.
a) priest
b) monarch
c) patriarch
d) matriarch

This is the belief that the ruler has been chosen by God to rule.
a) Divine Right
b) Religious Conviction
c) Holy Roman Empire
d) Rule by popular demand

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of unlimited government? (all of these are except)
a) A single ruler makes laws
b) A single ruler allows outside groups to make laws
c) A single ruler creates taxes
d) A single ruler controls the military

Which country limited its government with the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215?
a) Russia
b) England
c) France
d) Spain

Which is an example of constitutionalism?
a) When a king executes people without a trial
b) When a king makes the decision to go to war
c) When a king's power is limited by the law
d) When a king raises the taxes on citizens in his country

The ___________________ was a time of tremendous growth in math and science in the late 1500s and 1600s.
a) Scientific Method
b) Glorious Revolution
c) Galileo Effect
d) Scientific Revolution

Prior to (before) the Scientific Revolution, who created the process of reasoning called logic?
a) Ptolemy
b) Zeus
c) Aristotle
d) Gutenburg

Which invention, made in 1436, allowed more people to own books, learn new things, and share ideas?
a) Cotton gin
b) Caravel ship
c) Printing Press
d) Scientific Method

Ptolemy believed in the Geocentric Theory, which states that the Earth is the ______________ of the universe.
a) edge
b) beginning
c) center
d) end

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