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Western Civ 102
|Because Thomas Hobbes perceives mankind as inherently evil, he.....
|asserts that a ruler should employ absolute power to maintain order in the areas under their rule
|Why does Thomas Hobbes assert that a ruler should employ absolute power
|to maintain order in the areas under their rule
|The theory justifying a monarch's rule by God's authority
|Individuals associated with the Scientific Revolution
|Copernicus Galileo Newton Kepler
|Why would Galileo "detest" Copernicus' theories before the Inquisition?
|He feared that the Church might excommunicate him
|Individuals associated with the Enlightenment
|Locke Montesquieu Rousseau Voltaire
|The individuals associated with the Enlightenment ideas and use of reason for rational and logical thinking influenced movements for?
|What is similar about Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, and Voltaire?
|They use rational thinking
|What is the solution Montesquieu offered to avoid the establishment of a government with unlimited power?
|Separating the branches of government
|Major causes of the French Revolution were
|the inequalities in the tax structure and a three estate system based on SOCIAL CLASS
|What is a three estate system based on?
|What limited the power of the French monarch?
|The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen
|Maximilien Robespierre attempted to defend democracy in France by?
|Purging (violently riding) the country of political opponents and counterrevolutionaries
|What do the actions of the Jacobins during the French Revolution indicate?
|Revolutions sometimes bring radical groups to power
|Who supported Napoleon Bonaparte's rise to power?
|The french people
|Why did the French people support Napoleon Bonaparte's rise to power?
|They hoped he would bring stability to the nation
|Why is the Napoleonic Code important?
|It provided a written set of laws for Europe
|What contributed to Napoleon's military defeat
|Severe winters and the large size of Russia
|What did the French Revolution stimulate?
|The French Revolution.....
|Inspired other people seeking democracy and independence from absolute monarchs
|What was the purpose of the Congress of Vienna?
|To establish a balance of power and to restore old rulers/regimes to their thrones after Napoleon's defeat