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The Enlightenment Notes

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  • Q1

    What is the "Age of Reason" inspired by?

    The Church

    Reformation

    Drake

    Scientific Revolution

    30s
  • Q2

    According to the notes, what is the State of Nature?

    Government by the people

    Life that is good

    The natural landscape

    Life without any institutions to control us

    30s
  • Q3

    Who are some of the thinkers that discussed the State of Nature?

    Locke, Montesquieu, Wollstonecraft

    Voltaire

    Montesquieu

    Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau

    30s
  • Q4

    What is the Social Contract?

    An agreement between nations

    A legal document outlining individual rights

    An unwritten agreement in which people give up their freedom to live in an organized society

    A political treaty between rulers

    30s
  • Q5

    Which Enlightenment thinker(s) discussed Natural Rights?

    Rousseau

    Montesquieu

    Voltaire

    Locke, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Wollstonecraft

    30s
  • Q6

    What does the concept of "Equality" encompass, according to the notes?

    Everyone deserves the same status and opportunities

    30s
  • Q7

    What is the General Will, as described in the notes?

    The conscience and desire of the people, placing the good of the people over individual interest

    30s
  • Q8

    The person who really talked about General Will

    Locke

    Wollstonecraft

    Hobbes

    Rousseau

    30s
  • Q9

    Human reasoning could be applied to help resolve

    Social Problems

    30s
  • Q10

    Enlightenment thinkers believed reason could be used to:

    combat ignorance, superstition, and tyranny

    30s
  • Q11

    The idea of a "social contract" could be found in the book The Leviathan, written by

    Thomas Hobbes

    30s
  • Q12

    The ideas of “inalienable rights” can be found in the:

    Declaration of Independence

    30s

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