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Question 1 5 out of 5 points According to what Abraham Lincoln says in the Gettysburg Address, which of the following was true of the nation that was established in 1776 and the nation in which he and his fellow citizens live 87 years later during the Civil War? Selected Answer: They were the same in some respects, but different in a few critically important ways. Answers: They were the same in some respects, but different in a few critically important ways. They were fundamentally different. They were the same for the people who had lived at the time of the founding, but different for the people who had been born since then. Question 2 5 out of 5 points According to Lincoln in the Gettysburg address, the nation of the United States began in the year of Selected Answer: the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Answers: victory against the British in the Revolutionary War. the adoption of the Constitution of the United States. the beginning of hostilities between the American colonists and the British government. the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Question 3 5 out of 5 points According to the argument of the Declaration of Independence, why would free and equal people voluntarily put themselves in a situation where someone else can tell them what to do? Selected Answer: People see it as a way to go about getting the things that they want, or as a tactic to pursue happiness. Answers: They believe that some people are simply better than other people. Some conquer others using physical force, and the conquered agree that they should obey.
People see it as a way to go about getting the things that they want, or as a tactic to pursue happiness. Question 4 5 out of 5 points According to the Declaration of independence, why do people consent to be governed? Selected Answer: They calculate that it is the best tactic to follow to have some security for their rights. Answers: They calculate that it is the best tactic to follow to have some security for their rights. Nature or nature's God arranges people and the world so that one people will want to create political bands with another. One of the rights that drives human beings is the right to associate with others, and such association requires authority.

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