Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Paine living when Burke's pamphlet is being published?
2. According to Paine, what does Burke lack?
3. What river are the American troops preparing to cross as Paine describes their trials and tribulations?
4. Why does England constantly need a foe to battle?
5. How did Paine originally view Burke, before he denounced the French Revolution?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the proof of God's existence that Paine also believes is a guide for people to live their lives?
2. According to Paine, how does England view the French Revolution?
3. What does Paine hope the English people will do as a result of reading Burke's pamphlets?
4. How does Paine define a revelation?
5. What are the reasons Paine gives in support of America's Declaration of Independence?
6. What is Paine's belief about land distribution at birth and why does he think it is impractical?
7. What is the view of Gideon that Paine uses as an example?
8. How does Paine think America's Continental Congress should be designed?
9. Why does Paine think that America will succeed on its own?
10. What would happen to the land in America if the country reconciles with England?
Explain Paine's theory from the beginning of The Crisis about how America should approach the war and the conditions that face the country. Include how Paine believes it will not be an easy war to win, why he thinks America will be victorious, and his general ideas about rewards in proportion to the effort it takes to earn them.
Paine criticizes the British government on a variety of levels.
1) Describe the positive and negative aspects of the Parliament.
2) Explain Paine's objections to the monarchy and the examples he uses to reveal its hypocritical absurdity.
3) Analyze the two parts of the English Constitution, why Paine believes it is ineffective, and his suggestions to update it.
Describe Paine's reasons for delaying the release of the Rights of Man, Part II. Include an analysis of Burke's responses to the first part of the Rights of Man and how Paine replies to him and others who attempt to challenge his views.
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