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Ch 2 L1 Government in Colonial America Who or What Am I?

Quiz by Gail Wiemann

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  • Q1
    What am I? I HELPED DEVELOP THE COLONISTS' JUDEO-CHRISTIAN VALUES THAT INCLUDED THE IDEA THAT LAWS SHOULD BE MADE AND ENFORCED FAIRLY FOR ALL PEOPLE. INCLUDED IN "PEOPLE" ARE THOSE WHO SITTETH ON THE THRONE.
    OLD TESTAMENT

    ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS

    MAYFLOWER COMPACT

    MAGNA CARTA

    30s
  • Q2
    What am I? I HAD A GREAT STAMP SEALED UPON MY PAGES TO ENSURE THE RIGHTS NOBLES HAD BEEN ACCUSTOMED TO. I ALSO HELPED THE COLONISTS DEVELOP THE IDEAS OF RULE OF LAW AND LIMITED GOVERNMENT. AND WHILE MY KING DENIED ME, MY FAME LIVES ON!

    MAYFLOWER COMPACT

    MAGNA CARTA

    ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS

    OLD TESTAMENT

    30s
  • Q3
    What am I? MY WORDS HELPED RESTRICT THE POWER OF THE MONARCHY EVEN MORE. WILLIAM AND MARY'S NEW THRONE WAS NOT AS GREAT AS IT ONCE HAD BEEN AS I HELPED REMIND THEM THAT PARLIAMENT HAD THE TRUE AUTHORITY BECAUSE THE ROYALS HAD TO HAVE CONSENT TO PAY FOR THEIR NEW TOYS!

    FUNDAMENTAL ORDERS OF CONNECTICUT 

    ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS

    MAYFLOWER COMPACT

    OLD TESTAMENT

    30s
  • Q4
    What am I? I AM A GREAT MAN WHO WILL HAUNT YOUR DREAMS BECAUSE I THINK ALL MEN ARE BAD UNLESS THE GOVERNMENT MAKES THEM BE GOOD! YOU WOULD BE FORTUNATE TO READ MY WORDS IN LEVIATHAN AND FOLLOW THE PATH TO A SOCIAL CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR GOVERNMENT--BEHAVE OR ELSE!!!

    JOHN LOCKE

    JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU

    BARON CHARLES-LOUISE DE MONTESQUIEU

    THOMAS HOBBES
    30s
  • Q5
    Who am I? I AM SO GREAT THAT MANY PEOPLE HAVE PLAGIARIZED MY IDEAS THAT I WROTE IN THE SECOND TREATISE OF GOVERNMENT THAT SPELLS OUT THE NATURAL RIGHTS OF MAN. MAKE YOUR GOVERNMENT PROTECT THEM OR YOU WILL SUFFER!!!

    BARON CHARLES-LOUISE DE MONTESQUIEU

    THOMAS HOBBES

    JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU

    JOHN LOCKE
    30s
  • Q6
    Who am I? I AM ONE OF YOUR NEW FRIENDS THAT WROTE WORDS OF WISDOM. HOPEFULLY YOU WILL TAKE HEED OF THE IDEAS IN MY WORK THE SOCIAL CONTRACT OR YOU MAY LOSE YOUR RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND SPEECH. IF YOU DON'T WORK TOGETHER TO PRESERVE THOSE RIGHTS, YOU WILL LOSE THEM!

    JOHN LOCKE

    JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU

    THOMAS HOBBES

    BARON CHARLES-LOUISE DE MONTESQUIEU

    30s
  • Q7
    What am I? I AM SURE YOU HAVE HEARD OF ME! MY IDEAS ARE INCORPORATED AT EVERY LEVEL OF GOVERNMENT IN YOUR NATION. TAKE HEED, IF YOU DO NOT KEEP YOUR BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT SEPARATE AS I TOLD YOU IN THE SPIRIT OF THE LAWS, YOU WILL NEVER CONTROL THE ABUSE OF POWER!
    BARON CHARLES-LOUISE DE MONTESQUIEU

    JOHN LOCKE

    JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU

    THOMAS HOBBES

    30s
  • Q8
    What am I? NEVER FEAR! WE WERE TREMENDOUS HELP TO THE COLONISTS BY PROVIDING THEM TONS OF EXPERIENCE WITH LIMITED SELF GOVERNMENT. OUR WRITTEN PLANS NOT ONLY RESTRICTED THE POWER OF THEIR LEADERS, BUT HELPED THEM DEVELOP THEIR REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLIES.

    ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS

    MAGNA CARTA

    COLONIAL CHARTERS AND CONSTITUTIONS

    OLD TESTAMENT

    30s
  • Q9
    Who am I? WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!!!! YOU ELECT US TO RULE FOR YOU! YOU GIVE US YOUR CONSENT TO RUN THE COUNTRY AND MAKE LAWS! YOU MUST VOTE FOR US FREQUENTLY TO KEEP US ON OUR TOES! YOU MUST TRUST THAT WE WILL TRY TO FOLLOW THE WILL OF THE MAJORITY WITHOUT VICTIMIZING THE MINORITY!!!

    PRINCES

    PHILOSOPHERS

    REPRESENTATIVES

    KINGS

    30s
  • Q10
    What am I? I CAME IN THE NICK OF THE TIME! I WAS THE FIRST FORMAL WRITTEN CONSTITUTION IN COLONIAL AMERICA. I HELPED SET UP REPRESENTATIVE AND LIMITED GOVERNMENT FOR COLONISTS IN MY TERRITORY BECAUSE I ALLOWED FOR ELECTIONS AND THE MAKING OF LAWS.

    ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS

    MAYFLOWER COMPACT

    FUNDAMENTAL ORDERS OF CONNECTICUT

    MAGNA CARTA

    30s

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