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Question 1 1. Why is Ben Franklin's autobiography important from a historical perspective?

Question 2 2. How could Thomas Paine's early life be described?

Question 3 3. What is Ruskin's primary critique of typical capitalist economies in Unto the Last?

Question 4 4. Which of these is the most clear indicator of Romantic influence on Ruskin's thought?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was one of the reasons for the development of Ruskin's interest in social and economic justice?

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Question 6 6. What did Mary Wollstonecraft principally argue in A Vindication of the Rights of Woman?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is TRUE according to John Stuart Mill's philosophy of utilitarianism?

Question 8 8. Why did Paine start The American Crisis with the line, These are the times that try men's souls?

Question 9 9. What is Ruskin's ideal social system, as described in Unto the Last?

Question 10 10. To Sidney, what is the primary reason poetry is the most important discipline?

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Question 11 11. Who was Jonathan Edwards addressing in his famous sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God?

Question 12 12. Which of the following literary styles did Philip Sidney make important contributions to?

Question 13 13. Who was Poor Richard Saunders?

Question 14 14. What is an aphorism?

Question 15 15. Why is Sidney's Astrophel and Stella noteworthy?

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Question 16 16. Why was Edwards concerned about American colonists?

Question 17 17. According to John Stuart Mill's harm principle as described in On Liberty, which of the following is NOT acceptable?

Question 18 18. How did William Godwin hurt Mary Wollstonecraft's reputation?

Question 19 19. What was the Great Awakening?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a significant literary contribution of Mary Wollstonecraft?

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Question 21 21. Why did Thomas Paine use simple, straightforward language in his writings?

Question 22 22. According to Ruskin, why should an artist not work in the studio?

Question 23 23. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is one of the statesman's most famous works; it includes all of the following except

Question 24 24. According to Thomas Paine's personal philosophy, what would be the ideal form of government?

Question 25 25. What is predestination?

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Question 26 26. Why did Francis Bacon believe it was important to control factors in experiments?

Question 27 27. Which idea from On Liberty is the BEST example of incorporating emotional, imaginative Romantic thought into Enlightenment-era philosophies of empiricism?

Question 28 28. According to John Stuart Mill's On Liberty, why do people end up making choices that benefit society?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements most closely aligns with Francis Bacon's beliefs?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT true of Sir Francis Bacon?

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