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1 Rat in the Bucket review game Unit 2 Foundations of American Government

2 QUESTION 1 We mutually pledge our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor This quote from the Declaration of Independence is considered. a. a complaint/grievance b. an ideal c. a conclusion d. an argument

3 QUESTION 1 We mutually pledge our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor This quote from the Declaration of Independence is considered. c. a conclusion

4 QUESTION 2 Which phrase was used by colonists to show their displeasure about not having a say in the Acts that were being passed in Parliament? a. The purpose of government is to protect our natural rights. b. We are endowed by our creator with certain unalienable rights c. Give me liberty or give me death d. No taxation without representation

5 ANSWER 2 Which phrase was used by colonists to show their displeasure about not having a say in the Acts that were being passed in Parliament? d. No taxation without representation

6 QUESTION 3 "No freeman shall be taken or imprisoned or exiled or in any way destroyed, except by the lawful judgment of his peers of by the law of the land." Based on the quote, which right was guaranteed by this excerpt from Magna Carta? a. trial by jury c. freedom of the press b. no taxation without representation d. freedom of religion

7 ANSWER 3 "No freeman shall be taken or imprisoned or exiled or in any way destroyed, except by the lawful judgment of his peers of by the law of the land." Based on the quote, which right was guaranteed by this excerpt from Magna Carta? a. trial by jury

8 QUESTION 4 Based on your knowledge of Common Sense, which complaint against the king from the Declaration of Independence would Thomas Paine agree with? a. he is persecuting immigrant groups b. he is taking away religious rights c. he is taking away political rights d. he is persecuting racial groups

9 ANSWER 4 Based on your knowledge of Common Sense, which complaint against the king from the Declaration of Independence would Thomas Paine agree with? c. he is taking away political rights

10 Question 5 What Enlightenment philosopher developed the idea of natural rights? A. John Locke B. Baron de Montesquieu C. Thomas Paine D. King John

11 Answer 5 What Enlightenment philosopher developed the idea of natural rights? A. John Locke

12 Question 6 Identify an impact of the Magna Carta on the American colonists in the 1770's? A. established the idea of the right to bare arms B. established the idea of religious freedom C. established the idea of freedom of speech D. establish the idea of rule of law

13 Answer 6. Identify an impact of the Magna Carta on the American colonists in the 1770's? D. establish the idea of rule of law

14 Question 7 Identify the document that confirmed the rights of English subjects after the overthrow of James II in the Glorious Revolution in 1688? A. Declaration of Independence B. Common Sense C. Magna Carta D. English Bill of Rights

15 Answer 7 Identify the document that confirmed the rights of English subjects after the overthrow of James II in the Glorious Revolution in 1688? D. English Bill of Rights

16 Question 8 How was Locke's social contract theory related to his belief in natural rights? A. He argued that subjects had the right to rebel against a ruler who acted against natural rights. B. He argued that whatever the king did was good, according to natural rights. C. He argued that natural law required the colonists to be ruled by the King. D. He argued that God had especially chosen kings to rule over their subjects, as part of nature.

17 Answer 8 How was Locke's social contract theory related to his belief in natural rights? A. He argued that subjects had the right to rebel against a ruler who acted against natural rights.

18 Question 9 What argument does Thomas Paine make in his pamphlet Common Sense? a. The colonists should seek independence from England and govern themselves b. The King of England ruled the colonists by Divine Right c. The right to trial by jury was ineffective and should be discontinued d. The three branches of government should be separated

19 Answer 9 What argument does Thomas Paine make in his pamphlet Common Sense? a. The colonists should seek independence from England and govern themselves

20 Question 10 Explain how the Mayflower Compact and John Locke s social contract theory were connected. a. The pilgrims believe in the three branches of government b. The Pilgrims signed a document agreeing to work together for the good of the community. c. The Pilgrims had the first Thanksgiving d. The Pilgrims believed in the Natural Law.

21 Answer 10 Explain how the Mayflower Compact and John Locke s social contract theory were connected. b. The Pilgrims signed a document agreeing to work together for the good of the community.

22 Question 11. Explain how the Magna Carta and rule of law were connected A. Both are French documents B. Only elected officials are above the law C. No one, including the king, is above the law D. They both gave the king absolute power

23 Answer 11. Explain how the Magna Carta and rule of law were connected c. No one, including the king, is above the law

24 Question 12 This economic policy state that colonies should only trade with the mother country A. Mercantilism B. Writes of Assistance C. Proclamation of 1763 D. Charter

25 Answer 12 This economic policy state that colonies should only trade with the mother country A. Mercantilism

26 Question 13 The colonists and the English government disagreed about: A. Trade B. Taxation C. Representation D. All of the above

27 Answer 13 The colonists and the English government disagreed about: D. All of the above

28 Question 14 Why did the English colonists feel that laws passed by Parliament violated their rights? a.) The colonists were given only limited representation in Parliament. b.) The colonists felt that they should not have to listen to any laws at all. c.) The colonists felt they were not represented at all in Parliament; therefore Parliament had no right to tax them.

29 Answer 14 Why did the English colonists feel that laws passed by Parliament violated their rights? c.) The colonists felt they were not represented at all in Parliament; therefore Parliament had no right to tax them.

30 Question 15 Money collected from this law would be used to pay for soldiers in the colonies. a. Mercantilism b. Stamp Act c. Sugar Act d. Proclamation of 1763

31 Answer 15 Money collected from this law would be used to pay for soldiers in the colonies. b. Stamp Act

32 Question 16 This law banned settlement in certain western lands. a. Proclamation of 1763 b. Mercantilism c. Stamp Act d. Sugar Act

33 Answer 16 This law banned settlement in certain western lands. a. Proclamation of 1763

34 Question 17 According to the Declaration of Independence, where does the government get its power? a.) from its constitution b.) from its military c.) from the consent (agreement) of the governed (people) d.) from the elected representatives

35 Answer 17 According to the Declaration of Independence, where does the government get its power? c.) from the consent (agreement) of the governed (people)

36 Question 18. Name the newspaper editor whose argument for freedom of the press was successfully made during a 1735 trial in colonial New York. a. Roger Williams b. John Peter Zenger c. Andrew Hamilton. d. Patrick Henry

37 Answer 18 Name the newspaper editor whose argument for freedom of the press was successfully made during a 1735 trial in colonial New York. b. John Peter Zenger

38 Question 19 When the Second Continental Congress met what did they plan to do? A. They demanded the Stamp Act be ended B. They protested the Intolerable Acts forced on the people of Virginia. C. They made preparations for war if it came, by choosing Washington to lead them. D. They began taxing all of the colonies at a higher rate to pay off the war debt

39 Answer 19 When the Second Continental Congress met what did they plan to do? C. They made preparations for war if it came, by choosing Washington to lead them.

40 Question 20 Which of these was a reason the Proclamation of 1763 was passed? a. It was a political issue that allowed France to keep all the land west of the Appalachian Mountains b. It was an economic issue that allowed England to sell the land for profit. c. It was a political issue that punished the colonists for not helping in the war against France d. It was an economic issue that allowed the English government to save money by not having to send troops to the frontier.

41 Question 20 Which of these was a reason the Proclamation of 1763 was passed? d. It was an economic issue that allowed the English government to save money by not having to send troops to the frontier.

42 Question 21. According to the Declaration of Independence All men are created equal A. Complaint/Grievance B. Ideal C. Conclusion D. Argument

43 Answer 21 According to the Declaration of Independence All men are created equal B. Ideal

44 Question 22 According to the Declaration of Independence The purpose of government is to protect our natural rights. This quote is considered a A. Complaint/Grievance B. Ideal C. Argument D. Conclusion

45 Answer 22 According to the Declaration of Independence The purpose of government is to protect our natural rights. This quote is considered a C. Argument

46 Question 23 According to the Declaration of Independence Seeking to destroy colonial legislatures This quote is considered a A. Complaint/Grievance B. Ideal C. Conclusion D. Argument

47 Question 23 According to the Declaration of Independence Seeking to destroy colonial legislatures This quote is considered a B Complaint/Grievance

48 QUESTION 24. Which of the answers below was an economic solution for housing British troops in the colonies? a. Stamp Act b. Tea Act c. Declaratory Act d. Quartering Act

49 QUESTION 24. Which of the answers below was an economic solution for housing British troops in the colonies? d. Quartering Act

50 QUESTION 25 Which of the answers below was a political reaction to the Tea Act of 1773? a. Boston Tea Party b. Boycott c. Declaratory Act d. Boston Massacre

51 ANSWER 25 Which of the answers below was a political reaction to the Tea Act of 1773? a. Boston Tea Party

52 QUESTION 26 Which answer below was a political and economic attempt to stop colonial smuggling? a. Stamp Act b. Writs of Assistance c. Proclamation of 1763 d. Declaratory Act

53 ANSWER 26 Which answer below was a political and economic attempt to stop colonial smuggling? b. Writs of Assistance

54 QUESTION 27 Which of the answers below was a political reaction to the Stamp Act? a. Protest groups develop who boycotted and rioted b. Boston Tea Party c. Tea Act d. Intolerable Acts

55 ANSWER 27 Which of the answers below was a political reaction to the Stamp Act? a. Protest groups develop who boycotted and rioted

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