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9th Grade SS

Regents Prep 6b - European Enlightenment

Speaker C: All human beings are born free and equal with a right to life and liberty. It is the duty of government to protect these natural rights of its citizens. This statement reflects the idea of ______________________. Enlightenment
Speaker D: Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. It is the duty of every government to preserve and protect these natural inalienable rights. This speaker expresses the views of _____________ & ______________. John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau
“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” The ideas expressed in the quotation are based primarily on the writings of John Locke
Writers of the Enlightenment were primarily interested in changing the relationship between people and their government
The writings of the Enlightenment philosophers in Europe encouraged later political revolution with their support of the natural rights of man
The writers and philosophers of the Enlightenment believed the government decisions should be based on laws of nature and reason
Which statement reflects an argument of Enlightenment philosophers against the belief in the divine right of kings? he power of the government is derived from the governed
John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau would be most likely to support a society in which the people chose the ruler
--Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains. --Everyone has the natural right to life, liberty, and property. --Slavery, torture, and religious persecution are wrong. During which period in European history would the ideas in these statements have been expressed? Enlightenment
During the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, one similarity in the work of many scientists and philosophers was that they examined natural laws governing the universe
Which statement best describes a change that occurred during both the Renaissance and the Enlightenment? a new questioning spirit and attitude emerged
“We prefer self-government with danger, to servitude in tranquility.” The author of this statement would most likely support independence movements
A major concept promoted by philosophers of the Enlightenment was the need for the use of reason for rational and logical thinking
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