Liberalism: History, Ideology, and Influence


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What's the best explanation of liberalism?

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1. Which philosopher is often considered the author of the first book on liberalism?

2. What is a cause of tension and conflict between liberals today?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How has liberalism made an impact throughout history? You'll need to understand liberalism's historical role if you want to pass this quiz. Other questions will ask you about topics like a philosopher associated with liberalism and modern conflicts between liberals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Correctly answer questions on the following to pass this multiple-choice quiz:

  • How to explain liberalism
  • Who wrote the first book on liberalism
  • Causes of tension among liberals
  • Who contributed to economic theories associated with liberalism
  • Characteristics of liberalism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the role of liberalism in history
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the origins of liberalism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of liberalism

Additional Learning

Continue your studies of liberalism by reviewing the accompanying lesson called Liberalism: History, Ideology, and Influence. Objectives covered by this lesson include the following:

  • Define liberty
  • Understand the harm principle and the rule of law
  • Review the history of liberalism
  • Recognize the influence of liberalism on the modern world