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Second Unit Of Civics.[print questions]

Which Enlightenment woman reminded her husband to not forget the ladies when he was creating laws and policy?
a) Madame Geoffrin
b) Mary Wallstonecraft
c) Abigail Adams
d) Olympe de Gouges

According to John Locke which if not one of your natural rights?
a) Life
b) Liberty
c) Property
d) Pursuit of Happiness

What does the Sugar Act do?
a) Tax on paper products.
b) Tax on sugar and spices.
c) Tax on tea and molasses and other household products
d) Limits the colonies to only trade with England.

The biggest impact of the Magna Carta was that
a) it created three brances of government.
b) it created limits on the power of governments so the people could have liberties.
c) it started a war in England.
d) it created a type of government where the king had all power.

What does the Townshend Act do?
a) Tax on paper products.
b) Tax on sugar and spices.
c) Tax on tea and molasses and other household products
d) Limits the colonies to only trade with England.

What does the Navigation Act do?
a) Tax on paper products.
b) Tax on sugar and spices.
c) Tax on tea and molasses and other household products
d) Limits the colonies to only trade with England.

What is the Stamp Act?
a) Tax on paper products.
b) Tax on sugar and spices.
c) Tax on tea and molasses and other household products
d) Limits the colonies to only trade with England.

John Locke says that a people can destroy their government if...
a) The current government has existed for a long period of time.
b) The current government places someone in command the people do not like.
c) The current government is not doing their job.
d) The current government is not the correct type that people want.

What is the rule of law?
a) Belief that no one is above the law
b) Belief that the laws only affect commoners.
c) Belief that laws are inherently corrupt.
d) Belief that only the upper class have rights.

What was Beccaria's main idea?
a) Natural Rights
b) Separation of Powers
c) Freedom of Speech and Religion
d) Proper treatment of criminals.

What was Voltaire's main idea?
a) Natural Rights
b) Separation of Powers
c) Freedom of Speech and Religion
d) Proper treatment of criminals.

What was Monetesquieu's main idea?
a) Natural Rights
b) Separation of Powers
c) Freedom of Speech and Religion
d) Proper treatment of criminals.

What was John Locke's main idea?
a) Natural Rights
b) Separation of Powers
c) Freedom of Speech and Religion
d) Proper treatment of criminals.

What were common traits that the Magna Carta created that we see in the US Constitution?
a) Right to a trial by jury
b) No taxation without the people agreeing
c) Trial of a criminal must have a witness
d) All of the above

How did Athens impact the way the founding fathers governed their people?
a) Created a constitution that outlined the way the government worked.
b) placed power in the hands of just one person to effectively control the state.
c) Athens had a representative democracies like the US.
d) none of the above.

Classical Republicanism refers to which two ancient democracies?
a) Russia and China
b) Rome and Italy
c) Rome and Athens
d) Athens and the United States

What was the common government trait for the 13 colonies?
a) Monarchy
b) Self-governing
c) Dictatorships
d) Despots

Which document was not impacted by the founding fathers learning from the enlightenment thinkers?
a) Declaration of Independence
b) Magna Carta
c) US Constitution
d) US Bill of Rights

What are informal events where women used parties to influence political policy called?
a) Tailors
b) Balls
c) Gala
d) Salons

Which does not describe how King George thought of the Colonists during his reign?
a) Hated them for being traitors.
b) despised them for not being grateful for being a member of Great Britain's Empire.
c) disliked their annoyance over taxation
d) loved them for making him follow the laws of the land.

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