The Enlightenment in Theory

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During the Age of Absolutism, people had power over their own decisions and their money.

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In a social contract, the people give up some of their so that the government will make to the people.

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During the Scientific Revolution, small groups of people started questioning _____________ and _______________ about the world around them.

Select one of the following:

  • the king and themselves

  • the philosophes and John Locke

  • the king and the Church

  • the Church and the Bible

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Natural rights include the right to _________, __________, and ___________.

Select one or more of the following:

  • life

  • liberty

  • equality

  • happiness

  • property

  • taxes

  • vote

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How did the king and the Church feel about the Enlightenment ideas?

Select one of the following:

  • They encouraged the people to begin thinking for themselves and to accept more power so the king and the Church did not have so much responsibility.

  • They executed all people who thought the Enlightenment ideas were inappropriate.

  • They agreed with the ideas because they were already running the government this way.

  • They hated these ideas because it took away their power.

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If the people break the social contract, they are punished.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

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During the Age of Absolutism, the economic system in which kings make higher taxes in order to make themselves look better and compete with other countries is called ___________.

Select one of the following:

  • mercantilism

  • free economy

  • market economy

  • trade economy

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If the government breaks the social contract, the second step is to execute them.

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  • True
  • False

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According to Smith, the government is only allowed to spend money on ________. (Check ALL that apply.)

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  • public works

  • items that make the king look good

  • golden toilets

  • social programs

  • police

  • mercantilism

  • army

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During the Scientific Revolution, observing and experimenting with the world around them was dangerous for scientists. Why was it dangerous? (Check ALL that apply.)

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  • They could have harmed themselves during their experiments.

  • They would be punished.

  • They could be executed.

  • The king and the Church did not like being questioned.

  • They thought they were betraying God for experimenting.

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During the Scientific Revolution, scientists influenced society by inspiring people to believe in .

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If the government breaks the social contract, the first step is to it.

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During the Age of Absolutism, where did people go if they wanted answers about the world around them or why things happened?

Select one of the following:

  • to the philosophes

  • to the king

  • to the Church

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During the Scientific Revolution, people realized that by using a step by step process known as the , they could actually discover how nature works without needing help from the Church or the king.

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    scientific method
    scientific method
    social contract
    social contract
    observation
    observation
    Laissez-Faire
    Laissez-Faire

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The Scientific Revolution taught us that if we can discover natural laws about the way the _____________ world works, then maybe we can use __________ and reason to learn about human _________________.

Select one of the following:

  • natural, logic, disease

  • natural, money, relationships

  • physical, logic, behavior

  • physical, power, government

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During the Age of Absolutism, the ( Church, Parliament, gods, people ) and the ( Church, king, people, gods, duck ) held all of the power.

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Locke said people prefer rather than living in nature.

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John Locke is responsible for:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Natural rights

  • Women's rights

  • Separation of Powers

  • Individual Rights

  • Social Contract

  • Laissez-Faire

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Rousseau is responsible for:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Natural Rights

  • Women's Rights

  • Separation of Powers

  • Individual Rights

  • Social Contract

  • Laissez-Faire

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Wollstonecraft is responsible for:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Natural Rights

  • Women's Rights

  • Separation of Powers

  • Individual Rights

  • Social Contract

  • Laissez-Faire

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