Enlightenment Thinkers and Their Impact on US Government

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What was the purpose of the Three-Fifths Compromise?

Which Constitutional Amendment did away with the Three-Fifths Compromise?

What was the primary outcome of Shay’s Rebellion?

How did the Founding Fathers include the Separation of Powers in US government and politics?

What is the main function of the Checks and Balances system?

How did the Founding Fathers include Checks and Balances in US government and politics?

What was the key influence of Shay’s Rebellion on government and politics?

Which event led to the creation of the Three-Fifths Compromise?

What was the outcome of the 14th Amendment?

How did Shay’s Rebellion influence government and politics?

Which Enlightenment Thinker believed in human nature as inherently selfish and conflict-prone?

What was the purpose of the Articles of Confederation, as mentioned in the text?

Which thinker among Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, and Rousseau influenced the idea of natural rights, as per the text?

Who were the key figures for the Anti-Federalist side, as mentioned in the text?

Which document lacked the power to tax and establish a national currency?

Among the Enlightenment Thinkers, who believed in the concept of general will?

As per the text, which thinker influenced the idea of separation of powers?

What specific power did the federal government have according to the text?

What was a weakness of the Articles of Confederation as mentioned in the text?

Which group supported a strong central government as per the text?

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Explore the key ideas of Enlightenment thinkers such as Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, and Rousseau, and their impact on the US government and politics. Delve into concepts like social contract theory, natural rights, separation of powers, and the consent of the governed.

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