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Cards in this guide (21)
Who published The Social Contract in 1762

jean Jacques Rousseau

What was the name of the first English colony in America

Jamestown

Popular sovereignty means that the power to govern comes from the consent of whom

the people Popular sovereignty means that power is derived from the consent of the governed people.

What type of government did England have at the time of the American Revolution

Limited monachy

What is the only state that currently has a unicameral or one house legislature

Nebraska

Under the economic policy of mercantilism which of these did the colonies not have to do

Under the economic policy of mercantilism the thing that the colonies did not have to do was Manufacture the same items that were produced to England ------> Is MpK

The proclamation of 1763 marked the beginning of the political dispute that ultimately led to the revolutionary war

true :]

Who wrote man is born free and everywhere he is in chains

Jean-Jacques Rousseau wrote, "Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains." Rousseau was a famous French philosopher and playwright.

Which document was written by the Pilgrims and outlined a form of government for their new colony

The document that was written by the Pilgrims for their new colony was the Mayflower Compact

Who believed that men were basically good and that they were born free before government existed

John Locke.

The Albany plan of union served as a model for what document

Articals of Confederation

Which English colony was founded as a home for English criminals

Georgia

Which meeting convened on September 6 1774 and passed the Suffolk Resolves which denounced British policy and called for the suspension of all trade with England

First Continental Congress

In 1765 which of these groups issued the Declaration of Rights and Grievances which claimed the rights of Englishmen especially the right not to be taxed without consent

stamp act congress

In 1774 the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts which were designed to punish which colony for its rebellious behavior

Massachusetts

The Second Continental Congress assumed the power of a central government and voted to raise an army

true

On July 6 1775 which group drew up a Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms which stated that the British government had forced the colonists to choose between tyranny and submis

second continental congress

Which act passed in 1765 by the british Parliament was the first direct tax on the colonies

The Stamp Act was passed in 1765 by the British Parliament and was the first to direct tax the colonies.

Who believed that political liberty could best be preserved if the executive legislative and judicial branches had equal power-

Baron de Montesquieu believed political liberty could best be preserved if branches had equal power.

Whose political philosophy did thomas jefferson use to author the declaration of independence-

Thomas Jefferson used the political philosophy of Angel Marie to author the declaration of independence

Who proposed the separation of powers that became an important element of the U.S. Constitution

Baron de Montesquieu

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