Lecture 5 Quiz

1. According to our Founding Fathers, what is the strongest weapon we have for preserving our freedom?

2. Who warned us that in order to protect our rights (which protect our freedom) we must learn to discern true liberty from the false notion of freedom through licentious behavior?

3. According to our Founding Fathers, what is the true basis of our Republic? (Give the best answer.)

4. Preserving our Constitution depends upon

5. What power on earth has the right "to bind us in all cases whatsoever"?

6. Francis Scott Key was watching the British fleet attacking which American fort?

7. The First Continental Congress called the Laws of Nature, immutable. Which definition below best defines that word?

8. According to Thomas Paine what is it that gives everything it’s value?

9. What is the birthright of every American according to Trench Coxe?

10. According to Edmund Burke people give up their rights through what principle or reason?

11. True or false. The complaints of the colonists against England stated in the Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress match quite closely to the rights demanded in the Magna Carta.

12. Which of the following words best describe how 'we the people' lose our freedoms?