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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Democratic Foundations Questions

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Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Which result of the Glorious Revolution had the biggest impact on America?
  1. King James had to flee England
  2. Parliament became more powerful
  3. English Bill of Rights
  4. William became king
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Which of the following documents created a weak national government?
  1. Articles of Confederation
  2. United States Constitution
  3. English Bill of Rights
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
The Anglican Church suffered in Colonial America because of
  1. its strict doctrines and hierarchical church order.
  2. its poorly qualified clergy and close ties with British authorities.
  3. its inability to adjust to conditions of life in New England.
  4. its reputation for fostering fanatical revivalism.
  5. its way of delivering sermons.
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Why was the Declaration of Independence written?
  1. to describe the rights all people should have
  2. explain why governments are established and describes the citizen’s rights if the government acts unfairly
  3. declares the colonies’ independence from Britain
  4. all of the above
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Who composed the Declaration of Independence?
  1. John Adams
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Benjamin Franklin
  4. Thomas Paine
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Which of the following phrases from the Declaration of Independence emphasizes the importance of natural rights?
  1. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal . . .”
  2. “The History of the King of Britain is a History of repeated injuries . . .”
  3. “Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient [short-lived] causes..
  4. In every state of these oppressions, we have petitions for redress [correction] in the most humble terms . . .”
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
According to the Declaration of Independence, the people have the right to alter or abolish a government if that government
  1. is a limited monarchy.
  2. violates natural rights.
  3. becomes involved in entangling alliances.
  4. favors one religion over another.
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
The Declaration of Independence includes which of the following?
  1. Checks and Balances
  2. Bill of Rights
  3. Colonial grievances
  4. Federalist Papers
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Who wrote a book that helped to inspire the Declaration of Independence?
  1. Thomas Paine
  2. John Adams
  3. Patrick Henry
  4. John Hancock
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
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