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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.

Which document proposed that the upper house would be elected by the lower house

Virginia Plan

What acted as a central government until the end of the Revolutionary War

Second Continental Congress

The articles of confederation were ratified in what year

1781

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

Nebraska

Who was a French political philosopher who admired the English form of government

Jean Jacques Rousseau

The shot heard 'round the world refers to the beginning of which war

Revolutionary War

One of the main problems under the articles of confederation was that there was no direct contact between the central government and who

The people! :)

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.

What was the last colony to be founded in America
Which of these colonies was not founded for religious freedom
Delaware<3
South Carolina
Over what years was the French and Indian War fought
1754-1763It was actually 1754-1758
Who was the substitute and representative for the King of England in the colonies

(royal governor)

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.

Who believed that the sovereign power resides in the citizens and the government gets its authority from the consent of the governed

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Who outlined in his pamphlet Common Sense the reasons why the colonies should govern themselves

Thomas Paine

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

England controlled the external trade of the colonies under which policy

mercantilism

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.

What armed conflict developed in 1642 because of the political struggle between king charles i and parliament

The English Civil War developed in 1642 because of this political struggle.

The united states presidency congress and the supreme court are examples of whose political theory of government

These three branches are examples of Baron de Montesquieu's theory of government.

How should these colonies be classified

Middle

Which of these events happened first

A+ students The Berlin Wall came down. the second new deal began A+

John F. Kennedy was elected President of the United States.

John Marshall became Chief Justice

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

Montesquieu

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

Baron de Montesquieu

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