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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do the author's intentions appear to be regarding the writing of this book?
(a) To come up with something useful to his contemporaries within the 'liberal movement.'
(b) To come up with something that will help him to express his opinions.
(c) To come up with something useful for today's readers.
(d) To come up with something to give his contemporaries hope.

2. Do Mormons face persecution in Mill's society?
(a) Most certainly.
(b) An insignificant amount.
(c) No.
(d) Very little.

3. Does the author believe that the notion of 'the Sabbath' requires a religious justification?
(a) Yes.
(b) Usually.
(c) Often.
(d) No.

4. What is a second question the author focuses on?
(a) What damage would be done to a community when sovereignty exists?
(b) What damage would be done to the individual by restricting his [or her] liberties and controlling the person's behavior?
(c) What damage would be done to the government by allowing individuals sovereignty?
(d) What damage would be done to those who do not want sovereignty?

5. What other countries does the author also believe have become more alike to one another?
(a) The Americans and Canadians.
(b) The British and French.
(c) The Germans and the Russians.
(d) The Mexicans and the Americans.

6. What happens to the other goods and services?
(a) They permanently fail.
(b) They stay the same.
(c) They grown stronger.
(d) They recede into the background.

7. In England, why did the number of prisoners increase?
(a) As more impulsive individuals began to break the laws.
(b) As a direct effort of those who know the truth against those who have strong, but faulty beliefs.
(c) As a direct effort on the part of the whole to contrl the behavior of strong and undisciplined individuals.
(d) As an increase in severe restrictions against liberties.

8. According to the author, what is persecution?
(a) A reaction of people to others.
(b) When an individual or group physicalls assaults another.
(c) When one person does not like another person.
(d) When an individual or a group emotionally or physically abuses another.

9. To drive the people down into being more slavish and less independent of will and of thought is to do what?
(a) Make a grievous error.
(b) Make a somewhat poor choice.
(c) Make a difficult decision.
(d) Follow the rules of one's culture.

10. Here John Stuart Mill addresses the impact of what regarding expressing one's opinions?
(a) How opinions should always be expressed and discussed.
(b) How opinions are expressed within a societal context.
(c) How opinions should not always be expressed.
(d) How opinions are often wrong.

11. What is one aspect of trade mentioned?
(a) Trade Embargo.
(b) Union Trade.
(c) Free Trade.
(d) International Trade.

12. What does the author believe the Victorian age has done regarding freedom and energy of individuality?
(a) It has not changed fast enough.
(b) It has not gone far enough in the other direction.
(c) It has gone too far in the direction of suppressing this.
(d) It has given too much freedom to too many people.

13. What does the philosopher make clear regarding these two questions?
(a) Neither may be important, depending on the situation.
(b) There are many other important questions.
(c) One is more important than the other.
(d) Both sets of actions and consequences need to be taken into account.

14. What does he also want to do regarding these principles?
(a) He wants to see and understand the best means of implementing these to the moral advantage and improvement of the culture.
(b) He wants to see and understand them.
(c) He wants others to understand them.
(d) He wants to share them with the world.

15. According to Humboldt, what does every individual need in order to learn himself fully?
(a) Their basic needs taken care of.
(b) Freedom and variety of situations.
(c) Truth and honesty.
(d) Intelligence and education.

Short Answer Questions

1. What religious sect does he address now?

2. What specifically is one thing the author addresses at the beginning of this chapter?

3. What exists today that the author did not mention?

4. He spends a little time supporting what efforts in America?

5. What else does the author address at the beginning of this chapter?

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