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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To begin the Preface, what was Paine's response to Burke's lack of support for the French Revolution?
(a) Anger.
(b) Amusement.
(c) Disapppointment.
(d) Shock.

2. What did Paine say made actions right or wrong with Burke's flawed line of thinking?
(a) Stipulation.
(b) Speculation.
(c) The past.
(d) The future.

3. In Rights of Man, what did Paine say society granted men?
(a) Nothing.
(b) A lot.
(c) Everything.
(d) Very little.

4. 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, property, security and resistance.
(b) Liberty, property, security, wages and resistance.
(c) Liberty, security, religion and resistance.
(d) Liberty, property, wages and security.

5. Why did Paine have an accurate account of the Revolution he discussed in Rights of Man?
(a) He researched the war from several different sources.
(b) He had seen previous wars.
(c) He was on the ground during the war.
(d) He got reports from generals in the war.

Short Answer Questions

1. As explained by Paine, what is the purpose of civil rights?

2. When did the burning and devastation of London take place that Paine referred to in his attempt to disprove Burke's opinion of the French people?

3. To show the effectiveness of a government without a monarchy, how did Paine refer to the United States of America?

4. Which century was Thomas Paine known for being one of the great political thinkers?

5. Along with Dr. Price, which society did Paine think that Burke maligned?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did natural rights lead to civil rights in a society?

2. How did Paine clarify the target of the French people during the Revolution?

3. Why did Paine write the Miscellaneous Chapter?

4. What explanation did Paine given in Rights of Man about natural rights and human authority?

5. How did Paine dispute Burke's opinion of the hereditary monarchy in the Miscellaneous Chapter?

6. What was the English government's perception of the French Revolution and the French government?

7. Which positive examples of the French Constitution did Paine include in Rights of Man?

8. What was the main point in the first preface for Rights of Man?

9. Who did Paine say his audience was in the third preface and what was his response to the backlash his readers were experiencing?

10. How did Paine name the new era that was taking place and the future of the Revolutions at the end of Part One's Conclusion?

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