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1.2 Colonial Influences

Quiz by Alexandra Lee

Grade 7
Social Studies
Florida Standards

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SS.7.C.1.2

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  • Q1
    Which idea is from the Magna Carta?
    The government should have unlimited power to tax
    The government should give people a fair and speedy trial.
    The people should be completely free from the government
    The people should support a strong central government
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  • Q2
    The conversation below concerns lawmaking. Which colonial principle is being discussed?
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    natural rights
    social contract
    self-government
    limited monarchy
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    SS.7.C.1.2
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  • Q3
    Below is a timeline. Which writing encourages the action demonstrated in the timeline?
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    Articles of Confederation
    Common Sense
    U.S. Constitution
    Mayflower Compact
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  • Q4
    The statements below are from the English Bill of Rights, 1689. Which purpose of government can be traced to these statements?
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    ensure domestic tranquility
    provide for the common defense
    promote the general welfare
    establish justice
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  • Q5
    The passage below was written by Thomas Paine in his 1776 pamphlet, "Common Sense". Based on this passage, how is the author's view reflected in the US political system?
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    representatives are appointed
    the monarchy supports self-government
    the monarchy creates limited government
    representatives are elected
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  • Q6
    Based on this statement from a US government document, how does the nation of Bhutan uphold the principles expressed in the English Bill of Rights?
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    by allowing free speech
    by holding general elections
    by limiting the power of the monarchy
    by sharing election results with voters
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  • Q7
    Which document was written in 1215 by a group of English nobles to limit the power of King John I, and was the source of the colonial principles of limited government and rule of law?
    Common Sense
    English Bill of Rights
    Mayflower Compact
    Magna Carta
    60s
    SS.7.C.1.2
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  • Q8
    Which document was written in 1689 after England's revolution established a new monarchy limited by a Parliament and constitution?
    Common Sense
    English Bill of Rights
    Mayflower Compact
    Magna Carta
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  • Q9
    Which document protected the individual liberties of the citizens such as the right to bear arms and the right to protest?
    Mayflower Compact
    English Bill of Rights
    Magna Carta
    Common Sense
    60s
    SS.7.C.1.2
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  • Q10
    Which document was signed by the group of pilgrims in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts in 1620 who wanted to have self government and a social contract?
    Common Sense
    English Bill of Rights
    Mayflower Compact
    Magna Carta
    60s
    SS.7.C.1.2
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  • Q11
    Which document was written in 1776 by Thomas Paine in order to persuade the angry colonists to finally declare independence from England?
    Magna Carta
    Common Sense
    English Bill of Rights
    Mayflower Compact
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  • Q12
    Which colonial principle from the Magna Carta is the idea that everyone must follow the law, and no one is above the law?
    rule of law
    self-government
    limited government
    popular sovereignty
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  • Q13
    Which colonial principle is the idea that governments should be limited in power and formed with a set of written rules?
    constitutionalism
    due process
    rule of law
    popular sovereignty
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  • Q14
    Which colonial principle from the Mayflower Compact is the idea that a government should be created and run by the people?
    limited government
    self-government
    individual rights
    rule of law
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  • Q15
    Which colonial principle is the idea that the power in government comes from the people?
    popular sovereignty
    rule of law
    limited government
    individual rights
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  • Q16
    Which colonial principle refers to the idea that there is a set of things that people believe they should be free to do?
    individual rights
    limited government
    popular sovereignty
    self-government
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  • Q17
    Which phrase completes the diagram?
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    economic freedom
    self-government
    separation of powers
    individual rights
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  • Q18
    Which idea from the Magna Carta is the idea that governments should follow established and fair legal procedures?
    self-government
    popular sovereignty
    constitutionalism
    due process
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  • Q19
    Which documents influenced the colonists' views of government?
    Magna Carta, Iroquois Constitution, Common Sense
    Magna Carta, Mayflower Compact, Common Sense
    Common Sense, Articles of Confederation, Declaration of the Rights of Man
    Virginia Declaration of Rights, Common Sense, Bill of Rights
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  • Q20
    Which of the following best explains the excerpt from the English Bill of Rights?
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    Only British citizens can complain to the king and Parliament.
    If people complain to the king, they should be punished.
    People can send complaints to the king, but complaints are limited to certain topics.
    People have the right to complain to the king without fear of punishment.
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    SS.7.C.1.2
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