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?
At the end of the Rights of Man, Paine explains the differences between the three origins of government and provides a comparison of the English Constitution and the French Constitution.
1) Define the government of priesthood, the government of conquerors, and the government of reason, including the differences in how they work.
2) Compare and contrast the English Constitution with the French Constitution, and describe how Paine refers to both in his theory of how a government should be formed.
3) Explain the influence that America had on the French Constitution and why Paine considers it to be better than the English Constitution.
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.
Describe the deception that England uses with its people during the French Revolution. Why did the English government publicly support the war and how did their actions indicate their lack of support? What are the ways England increases the revenue to the government by using wars or conflicts with other countries? What happens when it appears that England and France might reconcile, and how does England make sure it has another country to dispute? Why do the actions of the English government confirm Paine's negative description of it throughout his works?
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