Study the following quote. Then answer the question that follows. "We ... enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience." This quote from the Mayflower Compact helped American colonists understand the idea of A. petition B. constitutional monarchy C. tyranny D. social contract Study the following quote. Then answer the question that follows. "I challenge the warmest advocate for reconciliation to show a single advantage that this continent can reap by being connected with Great Britain. ... Our corn will fetch its price in any market in Europe." This quote from Thomas Paine's Common Sense A. argues that ties to Great Britain are essential to maintain prices for corn grown in the colonies B. states that breaking away is a good idea as long as they continue to trade with Great Britain C. challenges those who wish to break away from Great Britain to find other countries to trade with D. reassures colonial farmers that they can earn a profit from their goods without Great Britain's help A monarchy is indeed the most powerful of any… but then there is imminent danger of his employing that strength to improvident or oppressive purposes.”—William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England Which of the following documents addressed Blackstone’s concern in this quote? A. The Magna Carta, because it limited the power of the king. B. Common Sense, because it encouraged American colonists to declare independence. C. The Mayflower Compact, because it created a government and the first written laws for Plymouth settlers. D. The English Bill of Rights, because it later influenced the U.S. Bill of Rights. Which of the following documents is best matched to the main idea it supports? A. Magna Carta - self-government B. Common Sense – limited monarchy C. Mayflower Compact – self-government D. English Bill of Rights – limited monarchy

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1. D. social contract

2. D. reassures colonial farmers that they can earn a profit from their goods without Great Britain's help.

3. A. The Magna Carta, because it limited the power of the king.

4. D. English Bill of Rights – limited monarchy
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