Enlightenment Thinkers

Mr. Ingerson

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  1. The idea of a "separation of powers" included all of the following ideas EXCEPT
  2. Your answer:
    constitutional government
    three branches of government
    centralization of power
    checks and balances


  3. "Leviathan" was written by
  4. Your answer:
    Thomas Hobbes
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Baron de Montesquieu
    John Locke


  5. Enlightenment thinkers applied reason to all of the following EXCEPT
  6. Your answer:
    the human world
    government
    law
    nature


  7. The "Social Contract" was written by
  8. Your answer:
    Baron de Montesquieu
    John Locke
    Thomas Hobbes
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau


  9. He said: "The people are sovereign"
  10. Your answer:
    John Locke
    Voltaire
    Baron de Montesquieu
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau


  11. He was known for his famous quote "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it"
  12. Your answer:
    Baron de Montesquieu
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Voltaire
    John Locke


  13. The "Two Treatises on Government" was written by which Enlightenment thinker?
  14. Your answer:
    John Locke
    Thomas Hobbes
    Baron de Montesquieu
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau


  15. He believed the best form of government includes a separation of powers.
  16. Your answer:
    John Locke
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Baron de Montesquieu
    Thomas Hobbes


  17. He argued that "Government is a contract between rulers and the people."
  18. Your answer:
    Baron de Montesquieu
    Voltaire
    John Locke
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau


  19. He argued that "monarchs are NOT chosen by God."
  20. Your answer:
    Thomas Hobbes
    Voltaire
    John Locke
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau


  21. "Spirit of Laws" was written by
  22. Your answer:
    John Locke
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Thomas Hobbes
    Baron de Montesquieu


  23. He believed: the state must have central authority to manage behavior.
  24. Your answer:
    Thomas Hobbes
    Voltaire
    Baron de Montesquieu
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau


  25. This enlightened thinker argued that religious toleration should triumph over religious fanaticism and that there should exist a separation of church and state
  26. Your answer:
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    John Locke
    Voltaire
    Baron de Montesquieu



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