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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Paine, which governments must unite to lead by example in order to ensure liberty worldwide?
(a) Only England and France.
(b) Only America and England.
(c) Only America and France.
(d) America, England, and France.
2. What does Paine wish America could have used against the British?
(a) The harshness of winter.
(b) The use of inside information.
(c) The element of surprise.
(d) The heat of summer.
3. How does Paine describe Burke's descriptions of the French during the Revolution?
(a) Disturbing, vulgar, and predictable.
(b) Vulgar and predictable.
(c) Disturbing and vulgar.
(d) Disturbing and predictable.
4. What does Paine hope the English people will realize from Burke's pamphlet?
(a) How difficult the English laws are to change.
(b) How easy the English laws are to change.
(c) How complicated the English laws are.
(d) How archaic the English laws are.
5. What does Paine believe should never separate the elected from the electors?
(a) Action, but not belief.
(b) Belief or action.
(c) Belief, but not action.
(d) Belief, action, or money.
6. Why does the monarchy no longer work in Paine's opinion?
(a) Because the king has stopped listening to the people.
(b) Because the king has stopped talking to the people.
(c) Because the king is not far enough away from the people.
(d) Because the king is too far away from the people.
7. Whom was the Rights of Man presented to?
(a) Abraham Lincoln.
(b) Benjamin Franklin.
(c) George Washington.
(d) John Adams.
8. How many days before the taking of the Bastille did Marquis de La Fayette make a speech?
9. How many years of the Revolution does Paine discuss in a letter to the Inhabitants of America?
(a) The first four.
(b) The last three.
(c) The first three.
(d) The last four.
10. How did Paine originally view Burke, before he denounced the French Revolution?
(a) As an enemy.
(b) As a possible ally.
(c) As an ally.
(d) As a possible threat.
11. Whose sermon given to celebrate the anniversary of the English Revolution does Burke misrepresent?
(a) James Mackintosh.
(b) Joseph Priestley.
(c) Richard Price.
(d) Daniel Conway.
12. According to Paine, what does Burke lack?
(a) An understanding of liberty.
(b) An understanding of government.
(c) An understanding of economics.
(d) An understanding of history.
13. What did the lack of monarchy result in for Britain before the kings?
(a) A need for war.
(b) A lack of commerce.
(c) A lack of war.
(d) A need for commerce.
14. From where was English rule founded?
15. What does Paine use as a miserable example of the Constitution that America is trying to adopt?
Short Answer Questions
1. In an ideal world, who would make decisions regarding regulations?
2. How does Paine categorize Howe's victories?
3. What does Paine believe will happen with time?
4. How does Paine respond to the people who cannot follow his logic?
5. What does Paine believe each generation should have?
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