Please write the number of the correct answer after each number of the question on a lined piece of paper. Please place your name and the date at the top of the page before turning it in. Thank you...
1. Please match the following:
a. Political philosophy|
____ 1. The belief that the power of the state should be absolute|
____ 2. To refuse to conform to an established tradition or law
____ 3. The belief that ideally there should be no state at all
____ 4. The study of the relationship between the individual and the state
2. Please match the following:
c. John Locke
d. Thomas Hobbes
____ 1. Life is hostile and to survive it is in our own self-interest to
obey the law and enter a social contract for a strong state.|
____ 2. Individuals have God-given natural rights, including the rights of life, liberty, and property.
____ 3. The qualities necessary to get elected to political office have little or no relationship to the qualities needed to govern.
____ 4. Rule by an elite (or expert) is clearly the best alternative.
3. Please match the following:
a. Civil disobedience|
b. Social contract
d. Hegel's dialectic
____ 1. An agreement among citizens to create the state|
____ 2. Breaking a civil law in protest by citing obedience to a higher law
____ 3. Thesis--antithesis--synthesis
____ 4. "Doing without doing" --following the built-in order in nature and human affairs
4. Please match the following:
a. Susan B. Anthony|
c. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
____ 1. Perfect freedom exists only in the state of nature, in which state
people are innocent and good|
____ 2. "Robbed of the fundamental priveleges of citizenship, I am degraded from the status of a citizen to that of a subject..."
____ 3. History is moving in the direction of greater freedom through a dialectical process of thesis, antithesis, and synthesis.
nb: each item is worth 6 points