2 Semester, Unit 1, Lesson 3 World History

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Which of the following would Locke most favor?

A. Republic

Why was James I resistant to working with Parliament?

A. He believed in the absolute power of kings

Which statement gives the best summary of the English Bill of Rights?

A. The bill ensured superiority of Parliament over the monarchy

To protect liberty, what did Montesquieu propose?

B. He proposed that government be divided into separate branches

Who believed that the best economic system was one in which businesses compete to gain profit with minimal or no government control?

B. Adam Smith

Rousseau wrote, "Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains." What kind of government did he favor in order to ensure greater freedom?

D. A popularity elected government

Which form of government did Hobbes think could best maintain social order?

D. Absolute monarchy

What was the impact of the English Bill of Rights on the development of democracy in England?

C. It gave Parliament essential powers independent of the monarchy

Which of the following was a significant result of the Glorious Revolution?

B. English King, James II, was overthrown

Which of the following characterizes the economic system favored by Adam Smith?

C. Supply and demand regulate business

Which statement describes the influence of Elizabeth I on England?

Her skillful use of personal advisors to communicate her wishes to Parliament promoted stability

Elizabeth I’s relationship with Parliament demonstrated which of the following to other countries?

C. A female absolute ruler can work together with a parliament

Who were the oligarchs that controlled elections to the House of Commons? Select all that apply

B. Wealthy businessmen C. Affluent landowners

How did the British oligarchs threaten the livelihood of the poor? Select all that apply

A. They bought common lands C. They evicted tenant farmers

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