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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Of Constitutions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Paine's opinion, what did Burke's position on England's past laws justify?
(a) Tyrrany.
(b) Embezzlement.
(c) Treason.
(d) War.

2. Which rights did Paine include as ones that the government should guarantee from the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Of Citizens, by the National Assembly of France?
(a) Liberty, security, religion and resistance.
(b) Liberty, property, wages and security.
(c) Liberty, property, security, wages and resistance.
(d) Liberty, property, security and resistance.

3. How many houses of Congress were part of the Constitution that was ratified at the constitutional convention?
(a) Three.
(b) Two.
(c) One.
(d) None.

4. In order to prove the senselessness of Burke's position on the monarchy, what did Paine maintain could not be done to individual rights?
(a) They could not be transferred or annihilated.
(b) They could not be borrowed or transferred.
(c) They could not be borrowed or annihilated.
(d) They could not be borrowed, transferred or annihilated.

5. In the Conclusion of Part One, how did Paine label the new era that was producing successful Republics?
(a) The Age of Revolutions.
(b) The Revolutionary Era.
(c) The Rebellious Era.
(d) The Age of Rebellions.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which two functions did Paine outline for governments in Of Constitutions?

2. Challenging Burke's view that the government had knowledge, what did Paine insist that Burke could not prove?

3. What did Paine discuss about the French government at the end of Rights of Man?

4. According to Paine in the Miscellaneous Chapter, what did tyranny in the English government cause?

5. How many nations did Paine believe had the right to establish constitutions?

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