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Rome/Greeks, English Democracy, Enlightenment Thinkers

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Who qualified as a citizen in Ancient Greece?   Adult males who had money.  
What type of government did Pericles believe in?   Direct Democracy  
Name one of Rome's early written legal code?   The 12 Tablets or The Justinian Code  
What did Aristotle believe was necessary to balance society?   A middle class  
What Hebrew Code focused on mortality and ethnics?   The 10 Commandments  
What monotheistic religion was based upon Judaism?   Christianity  
What did Judaism emphasize?   A persons individual worth.  
Why did Christianity appeal to slaves and women, at first?   It promised a pleasant afterlife.  
What is the legacy of the Judeo-Christian Tradition to democracy?   Everyone is Equal. Before law, and the idea of individual worth.  
What bill protected free speech in Parliament?   English Bill Of Rights  
What document limited the kings power in 1215?   Magna Carta  
What is the "turning point" in English Democratic History?   The Glorious Revolution  
What is "Divine Right of Kings"?   Belief that monarchs are chosen by God.  
Define Common Law?   Customs and practices established over time that become accepted law.  
Define Enlightenment?   European intellectual movement that emphasizes reasons and logic.  
John Locke believed in what kind of rights?   Natural Rights  
What Enlightenment philosopher came up with the separation of power?   Baron de Montesquieu  
Which branch of government makes the law?   Legislative  
What is the social contract?   the idea that government has to protect the people, and the people have to obey the government.  
Who thought up the Heliocentric Theory?   Copernicus or Galileo  
What did Hobbes called the absolute monarchy he thought people needed, or the name of his book?   Leviathan  
Who believed the wisest should rule?   Aristotle  
What did Aristotle call the wisest people that he thought should rule?   Philosopher Kings  
What did Beccaria want to outlaw?   Torture/Cruel and unusual punishment  
Name two philosophers whose ideas are seen in the U.S. Constitution?   John Locke: Natural Rights Montesquieu: Checks and Balances Voltaire: Freedom of Speech  
What document did Charles I sign, giving to Parliament?   The Petition of Rights  
What are the 3 branches of government?   Executive, Legislative, and Judicial  
In what year was the Petition of Rights signed?   1621  


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