Lecture 6 Quiz

1. Samuel Adams referred to the law of nature; the law of nature is also referred to as natural law, what is the source of natural law?

2. Who is, in the state of nature, the sole judge of mans own rights?

3. What is the first law of nature?

4. Samuel Adams alluded to the Head of the Christian church; to whom is he referring?

5. It was agreed among Christians that toleration was consistent with civil society and church dogma. Religious toleration of which of the following were the Founding Fathers (John Adams in particular) referring to?

6. What is the grand end of civil government?

7. Many of our Founding Fathers believed that the greatest threat(s) to the union and essential liberties would come from:

8. Who called government evil?

9. If the people have ______, they will have power:

10. What is the plea or reason for government taking (usurping) power from the people?

11. The Natural right to worship God was obtained by the _____?

12. Why did Patrick Henry believe we were invincible to any force sent against us?

13. True or false: According to Sam Adams, The right to freedom being the gift of God Almighty, it is not in the power of man to alienate this gift and voluntarily become a slave.

14. What if we give up our freedom voluntarily? Is that the same as rejecting God, or can we just reject one of his gifts to us without offending Him?

Quote Adams: "Hence, as a private man has a right to say what wages he will give in his private affairs, so has a community to determine what they will give and grant of their substance for the administration of public affairs. And, in both cases, more are ready to offer their service at the proposed and stipulated price than are able and willing to perform their duty." Why are so many willing to be public servants when they are not really able or suited?