Literature of the Enlightenment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is one of the statesman's most famous works; it includes all of the following except

Question 2 2. An almanac is a yearly publication that includes all of the of the following information except

Question 3 3. How did William Godwin hurt Mary Wollstonecraft's reputation?

Question 4 4. What was the Great Awakening?

Question 5 5. Why was Edwards concerned about American colonists?

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Question 6 6. Why is Ben Franklin's autobiography important from a historical perspective?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a significant literary contribution of Mary Wollstonecraft?

Question 8 8. Who was Poor Richard Saunders?

Question 9 9. What was the Enlightenment?

Question 10 10. According to John Locke's conception of the social contract, why do people allow the government to exist?

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Question 11 11. What is the title of John Milton's epic poem about the fall of mankind?

Question 12 12. What religion grew out of the new scientific discoveries and claimed God no longer had a hand in the world, though he did create it?

Question 13 13. How did the Licensing Act of 1737 contribute to the rise of the novel in the 18th century?

Question 14 14. What did René Descartes mean by I think, therefore I am?

Question 15 15. Who do critics consider the most important figure of the English Renaissance?

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Question 16 16. The explosion of modern science that took place throughout the 16th and 17th centuries is referred to as the _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following was an anti-Catholic movement sparked by a monk named Martin Luther in 1517?

Question 18 18. Who was England's first official poet laureate?

Question 19 19. How could Thomas Paine's early life be described?

Question 20 20. What is an aphorism?

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Question 21 21. Diderot and d'Alembert attempted to document and explain the age's industrial innovations and discoveries in natural science in the _____.

Question 22 22. Who was Jonathan Edwards addressing in his famous sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God?

Question 23 23. According to Thomas Paine's personal philosophy, what would be the ideal form of government?

Question 24 24. What was Immanuel Kant's suggestion for achieving lasting peace?

Question 25 25. How was Locke's political philosophy revolutionary?

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Question 26 26. In which of the following ways did William Godwin have a substantial influence?

Question 27 27. According to David Hume, why is it impossible to truly know an object?

Question 28 28. According to Montesquieu's political theories, how could government corruption and despotism be prevented?

Question 29 29. Why did Paine start The American Crisis with the line, These are the times that try men's souls?

Question 30 30. When did the Enlightenment take place?

Literature of the Enlightenment Chapter Exam Instructions

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