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Who believed, the mind is a blank slate until experience writes on it?
a) Locke
b) Rousseau
c) Montesquieu
d) Hobbes

Who was a French writer, playwright, and poet and a leading figure of the Enlightenment?
a) Roussueau
b) Descartes
c) Voltaire
d) Hobbes

Who was an English political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of gov. that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings?
a) Voltaire
b) Descartes
c) Locke
d) Hobbes

Who was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist. Most famous for I think therefore I am?
a) Descartes
b) Hobbes
c) Montesquieu
d) Locke

Who was a French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers?
a) Montesquieu
b) Voltaire
c) Rousseau
d) Hobbes

Who was the French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society?
a) Montesquieu
b) Rousseau
c) Descartes
d) Voltaire

Which of the following is a right guaranteed to all citizens?
a) Driving License
b) Support the Constitution
c) Peaceful Assembly
d) Voting

All of the following are responsibilities of citizens except?
a) Defend the country if needed
b) Peacefully Assemble
c) Obey the Law
d) Participate in the Community

All of the following are considered framers of the Constitution except?
a) John Adams
b) James Madison
c) George Washington
d) Abraham Lincoln

All of the following are examples of rights except?
a) Right to Discrimination
b) Right to Life
c) Right to Hold Property
d) Right to the Pursuit of Happiness

What time and place did our Founders get their ideas from?
a) Revolution Era of Asia
b) Progressive Era of Europe
c) Enlightenment Era of Europe
d) Renaissance Era of Asia

Which philosopher believed society equals war, the main purpose of government is to main law and order, and believed powers should be separated.
a) Montesquieu
b) Rousseau
c) Voltaire
d) Descartes

Which philosopher believed the life of man was solitary and short, believed in the Social Compact meaning members of a society cooperate for social benefit. Our founders rejected his argument that gov. should have absolute power.
a) Locke
b) Descartes
c) Hobbes
d) Montesquieu

Which philosopher was an outspoken supporter of social reform, defense of civil liberties, and freedom of religion. He used satirical works to criticize Catholic dogma.
a) Voltaire
b) Rousseau
c) Montesquieu
d) Hobbes

Which philosopher believed a ruler gains authority through the consent of the governed and that the duty of government is to protect the natural rights of the people.
a) Locke
b) Hobbes
c) Descartes
d) Rousseau

Which philosopher is considered the first modern philosopher and described how scientific study should be used to prove theories.
a) Hobbes
b) Voltaire
c) Montesquieu
d) Descartes

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