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Jeopardy: Prologue. 10 Points. Of the following types of government, the one used by the ancient Greeks: direct democracy, republic, oligarchy, aristocracy. 20 Points. One of the groups not allowed to vote in ancient Greece. 30 Points.

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Jeopardy: Prologue


10 Points

  • Of the following types of government, the one used by the ancient Greeks: direct democracy, republic, oligarchy, aristocracy


20 Points

  • One of the groups not allowed to vote in ancient Greece.


30 Points

  • This Greek philosopher developed a strategy of questioning his students to help them understand their beliefs, and was later executed for it.


40 Points

  • He was a student of Socrates who distrusted rule by common people and thought the best hope for a government was rule by a philosopher king.


50 Points

  • This student of Plato’s thought democracy could only survive if there was a strong middle class.


60 Points

  • His book, The Republic, contained the “allegory of the cave,” which he used to show how most people can’t see reality.


10 Points

  • In this type of government used by the Greeks people are directly involved in the creation and debate of laws.


20 Points

  • A government ruled by a king or queen.


30 Points

  • This Roman type of government is also referred to as an indirect democracy and also describes the type of government used in the United States.


40 Points

  • These written laws were important for Romans because they ensured that laws would applied fairly.


50 Points

  • In this type of government, only a few wealthy people are in control.


60 Points

  • These are the three branches of government developed by the Greeks and later used by countries like the United States.


10 Points

  • The religion of the Hebrews.


20 Points

  • According to Judaism humans have value because they were created in this.


30 Points

  • This moral code was supposedly given to Moses.


40 Points

  • This monotheistic religion spread as the Romans conquered new territory and made it the official religion of the empire.


50 Points

  • This teaching of Christianity was also essential to the development of democracy.


60 Points

  • According to Judaism, every person has the ability to choose between these two things.


10 Points

  • The name for this historical era that began around 1300 means “rebirth” in French.


20 Points

  • During the Renaissance people focused more on human achievements and less on this.


30 Points

  • This historical era involved attempts by change and improve the Catholic Church.


40 Points

  • This monk started the Reformation in 1517 when he nailed a list of complaints to a Catholic Church door.


50 Points

  • The political ideas that challenged authority of kings and popes during the Renaissance and Reformation were spread by this invention.


60 Points

  • During the Renaissance political ideas from these two ancient civilization led people to question the governments they were living in.


10 Points

  • King John signed this document in 1215 giving more rights to English nobles in exchange for their help in collecting taxes.


20 Points

  • The belief that monarchs are given their right to rule by God.


30 Points

  • King James I and future English monarchs had problems with this group of religious reformers who wanted to rid the Anglican Church of any Catholic similarities.


40 Points

  • Charles I agreed to sign this document in order to get Parliament’s approval for new taxes.


50 Points

  • In the Petition of Right and the English Bill of Rights, the monarchs agreed that they would no longer raise taxes without the approval of this group of English representatives.


60 Points

  • After William and Mary agreed to the English bill of rights, England had this type of government in which monarchs are restricted by laws.


10 Points

  • One reason King James I was unpopular was because of his use of this royal court, which went against English common law.


20 points

  • This group of wealthy Englishmen wanted more political power in the 1600s.


30 Points

  • This was the relatively peaceful changing of power between James II and William and Mary, which led to the English Bill of Rights.


40 Points

  • This Latin term meaning “show the body” describes the right of individual to be presented in court to hear the charges against them.


50 Points

  • This Puritan led the Antiroyalists in the English Civil War and had Charles I executed.


60 Points

  • This monarch was forced out of England when he tried to promote the Catholic religion, leading to the Glorious Revolution.


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