Chapter 2 Study Questions 1. Which of the following statements is a principal part of the political philosophy of Jefferson and Locke that is embodied in the Declaration of Independence? A) Government must be obeyed if society is to work efficiently. B) Rule by a monarchy is inherently evil. C) People can create a new government if the government fails to protect their rights. D) Governments should have absolute authority over the people. E) A strong, central government is necessary for a functioning government. 2. Why were the Articles of Confederation not amended or corrected? A) Any changes required the unanimous approval of the states. B) Any changes required the signature of the president and the House of Representatives. C) Any changes were difficult to implement because there was no standing army. D) Any changes required communication between thirteen very geographically distant states, and so the process was unwieldy.
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