MTTC Political Science: Major Political Thinkers Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is a form of passive resistance centered around standing for truth and justice?

Question 2 2. Rousseau influenced which of the following people and/or movements:

Question 3 3. Montesquieu received his title 'Baron de Montesquieu' from:

Question 4 4. Gandhi is most associated with _____

Question 5 5. According to the Communist Manifesto, how did the bourgeoisie become wealthy?

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Question 6 6. Rousseau's famous line: 'Man was born free; and everywhere he is in chains' came from which of his works?

Question 7 7. While Thomas Hobbes' political views were in part influenced by the English Civil War and Interregnum, John Locke's were influenced by the _____.

Question 8 8. The main theme of 'The Prince' could be summed up as; _____.

Question 9 9. Who is known to have quoted Montesquieu's works during the framing of the American Constitution?

Question 10 10. Why did Marx and Engels dislike industrialized societies?

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Question 11 11. Locke believed that the social contract between monarch and subjects could be broken by the people if _____.

Question 12 12. What prompted the ideologies of Marxism and the Communist Manifesto to form?

Question 13 13. What institution of higher learning did both Hobbes and Locke attend?

Question 14 14. What is considered Montesquieu's most important work is named:

Question 15 15. Rousseau was an important philosopher during which historical period?

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Question 16 16. Who controlled much of Italy at the close of the Italian Wars?

Question 17 17. Marx termed the wage earning class, who were also property-poor, the:

Question 18 18. Which of Montesquieu's books did The Catholic Church add to a banned book list?

Question 19 19. Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government' were taken nearly verbatim and used to justify _____.

Question 20 20. How did the Communist Manifesto envision the future of industrialized societies?

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Question 21 21. What was Rousseau's main idea about human nature?

Question 22 22. Which means 'self-rule,' or in this context, Indian independence?

Question 23 23. Prior to the start of World War II, the Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression pact. This pact, however, was broken in 1941 when the Nazi's invaded the Soviet Union. Which of Machiavelli's musings would this most apply to?

Question 24 24. A military leader captured a foreign enemy, but in doing so killed several civilians. How would Machiavelli rationalize his actions?

Question 25 25. During World War II, Gandhi gave a speech demanding Indian independence from British rule. The speech sparked which movement?

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Question 26 26. Due to Hobbes' belief that man was inherently selfish and in need of a strong governmental hand, he concluded that the only correct form of government is _____.

Question 27 27. Why did Ghandi and thousands of others participate in the Salt March?

Question 28 28. Which discourse first won Rousseau fame by winning an essay contest?

Question 29 29. According to Machiavelli, leaders should expect the worst and be able to anticipate evil, so that it can be more easily remedied. Which of the following modern examples might this musing apply to?

Question 30 30. At the time of his death, Montesquieu suffered from what ailment?

MTTC Political Science: Major Political Thinkers Chapter Exam Instructions

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