Anarchism: History and Philosophy


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Which of the following is incorrect about anarchism?

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1. What type of anarchism advocates a return to a preindustrial, agrarian society?

2. Which type of anarchism believes that voluntary private exchanges makes government unnecessary?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you quickly assess your understanding of the different philosophical beliefs of anarchists. You will need to know details about the types of anarchism in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition and roots of anarchism
  • The type of anarchism that calls for a return to an agrarian society
  • The type of anarchism that believes in voluntary private exchanges without government
  • What contemporary anarchism is
  • The type of anarchism that believes the patriarchal society is what necessitates anarchy

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of anarchism and the lack of government
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the many types of anarchism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding contemporary movements in anarchism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the history of anarchism

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson called Anarchism: History and Philosophy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define anarchism
  • Describe each type of anarchism
  • Detail the history of anarchism
  • Explain modern elements of anarchism