The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution


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Republicanism in America _____

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1. Why did Deism play a large role in the principles of American Government?

2. How did John Locke's ideas influence the American Enlightenment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge of the American Enlightenment. Throughout the quiz, you will be tested on areas such as republicanism and Deism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following topics:

  • Deism's analogy regarding God
  • Republicanism in America
  • European philosopher who greatly influenced the American Enlightenment
  • The impact of Benjamin Franklin

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the American Enlightenment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify Franklin's role in the Enlightenment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Deism and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To understand more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the Dark Ages
  • Explains the contributions of Martin Luther
  • Covers the Age of Reason
  • Explores the United States gaining its independence