Napoleon
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100

In 1799 N.B. overthrew the French government in a coup d'etat becoming the First Counsel. Then in 1802 he became counsel for life. In 1804 he became known as this.

What is Emperor of France?

100

The _____ was formed when the Third Estate broke off from the Estates General of 1788- 1789 after Abbe' Sieyès gave a compelling speech concerning their golden opportunity to reform France.

What is the National Assembly?

100

This antiquated model of the universe positions earth at the center of solar system, and all of the celestial bodies orbit around it, including the sun.

What is the Ptolemy (Ptolemaic) model?

100

He was the Czar of Russia that lived from 1672-1725. He was of Romanov decent, moved the capital of Russia to St. Petersburg, went on a Grand Embassy to collect data so he could modify his home country, and among other things was 6ft 8".

Who is Peter the Great?

100

This event sparked the French Wars of Religion. It began when then Duke of Guise commanded soldiers to kill Huguenots while attending a church service!

What is the Massacre of Vassy?

100

This is the identification with one's own nation & support for it's interests especial to the exclusion of another nations.

What is Nationalism?

100

The stricter control of British authorities, the higher taxes, and the quartering of soldiers were effects the French & Indian war had on the colonies to leading to this war.

What is the American Revolution?

200

Napoleon Bonaparte was born in 1769 to an Italian family on the this recently confiscated Island, he rose to be a general at the age of 24.

What is Corsica?

200

When King Louis XVI forbid the meeting of the independent Third Estate, they went to a nearby building and swear this oath that stated they would not part until they had completed a new constitution.

What is the Tennis Court Oath?

200

During this period, scholars described in great detail the things that they observed in the natural world. Through the printing press, they shared these ideas with other such scholars who in turn made their own observations and built upon the conclusions of others!

What is the Scientific Revolution? (1500s-1600s)

200

He fought the battles funded by French Cardinal Richelieu who wanted to minimize the Hapsburg Empire. Considered the Father of Modern war, this Swedish King was the focal point around the Swedish phase of the Thirty Years War.

Who is Gustavus Adolphus?

200

This event of 1618 began the Thirty Years' War. It occurred in Bohemia when two Catholic representatives were thrown out a 70ft window by Protestants.

What is the Defenstration of Prague?

200

This conflict was caused by the desire of more European powers struggled for land, resources and dominance in the New World.

What is the French and Indian War? or What is the Seven years War? (War from 1754-1763)

200

John Adams defended the soldiers who shot into a mob while they were standing on guard their post.

What is the Boston Massacre?

300

This is the name for the French government that took place after the execution of their monarchs started in 1795, in which there is an elected legislature and an executive branch comprised of five officers. This is the form of government that Napoleon overthrew.

What is The Directory?

300

This scary term describes a period of the French Revolution when Robespierre was the head of the Committee of Public Safety. This committee put to death thousands of Frenchmen that disagreed with their government, which was headed mostly by radical Jacobins. 

What is the Reign of Terror?

300

This man first proposed the Heliocentric model of the universe, which positions the sun at the center of the solar system and other celestial bodies must orbit around it.

Who is Nicolaus Copernicus?

300

1530-1584 was the life time of the first Czar of Russia, who started out as a decent king and became a tyrant after his wife(a Romanov) died 1760, this man always seemed to be at odds with the Noble Boyars, and killed his son.

Who is Ivan the Terrible?

300

This 1555 peace led to the districts of the Holy Roman Empire deciding there own religion, based on the religion of the ruling prince or duke.

What is the Peace of Augsburg?

300

This was a plan that N.B. tried to use to hurt the British economy by cutting of all European trade with them, because he didn't have the proper navy to defeat them on sea.

What is the Continental System?

300

The Sons of Liberty disguised as Mohawk Indians arranged with the captains of the ships to unload their cargo of tea into the bay to thwart having to pay taxes on the tea.

What is the Boston Tea Party?

400

This order established after 1804 held the components of, all men equal under the law, there was to be freedom of religion, and the right to work in any occupation.

What is the Napoleonic Code?

400

These are the names of the Monarch and His wife who where overthrown and executed in 1793 by guillotine during the French revolution.

Who are King Louis XVI, and his wife Queen Marie Antionette?

400

This Italian proved the Heliocentric model and used the work of Brahe and Kepler to support his claim. He also improved on the telescope, and was imprisoned by the Catholic church for his position to the Ptolemaic model.(Inquisition of 1633 condemned him a heritic)

Who is Galileo Galilei?

400

Charles IV of France was a boy so his mother______ took control of the country wanting purge France of all Huguenots (Calvinists). 

Who is Catherine de Medici?

400

In the Thirty Years war this phase was triggered by the influential funding of Cardinal Richelieu to help the Swedish protestant armies nock down the Habsburg dynasty.

What is the French phase? (What is Phase 4?)

400

In 1815 this was a meeting of European leaders to prevent France form becoming an aggressive power again, to restore the monarchs of Europe as best they could, and to restore the balance of power that Europe had enjoyed prior to N.B.s reign.

What is the Congress of Vienna?

400

The Haitian revolution was started by a slave uprising in 1791 led by Dutty Boukman. He was succeeded by this man who led the Haitians to independence.

Who was Toussaint Louverture?

500

During 1801 N.B. implemented changes. He established the Bank of France, tax reforms that taxed all people at a fixed percent, and this institution for the education of future government officials.

What are Lycées?

500

The Third estate was made up of farmers but also this class of merchants, lawyers and other wealthy businessmen.

What is the Bourgeoisie class?

500

This man used the data gathered form his associate and to map out elliptical orbits of heavenly beings.

Who is Johannes Kepler?

500

Charles V was the king of the Holy Roman Empire who split the kingdom between his two sons Ferdinand I in charge of Germany and Italy, and this son who ruled over Spain. His rule included large wars and large tax and poverty squandering of his prosperous nation's wealth.

 Who is King Philip II?

500

When the leading protestant of France, Henry of Navarre was to marry princes Margret, large numbers of Huguenots were celebrating in Paris. Things would turn dark, however when King Charles IX (brother of Margret) ordered the military slaughter of thousands of Huguenots marking this three day event.

What is Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre?

500

This is the time between Napoleon's return from Elba island and his ultimate defeat at the Battle of Waterloo when he attempted to retake all that he had once held as Emperor.

What is the 100 Days (Reign)?

500

This man led the liberation of many South American countries and at one point controlled a Gran Columbia between 1819 and 1830.

Who is Simón Bolívar?

650

Napoleon could not house his soldiers in Moscow and his food supply that was running short when he withdrew from his________ with only a fraction of the soldiers and supplies that he had started out with.

What is the 1812 invasion of Russia?

650

The War of Three Henrys was a struggle between two noblemen, ________ and ________ and King _______ for power over the French throne when King Charles the IX died.

Who is Henry of Navarre, Henry of Guise, and King Henry III?

650

This man collected data for scientific study and used that data to aid in the mapping of heavenly orbits.

Who is Tycho Brahe?

650

Daily Double!!

During the Danish Phase of the Thirty Years War,___ King of Denmark invaded the Holy Roman Empire to help the protestants only to be defeated.

Who is Christian IV?

650

Marking the beginning of the French Revolution in July 14th of 1789 this event took place when citizens of Paris forcefully seized gun powder and ammunition in order to defend themselves against the king's Swiss mercenaries.

What is the Storming of the Bastille?

650

This peace of 1648 marked the end of the Thirty Years War. It's accomplishments are the weakening of the Hapsburg empire, the strengthening of Prussia and France and it allowed Calvinism to be practiced in the Holy Roman Empire.

What is the Peace of Westphalia?

650

This man led a revolt against the Spanish held Southern Latin America.

Who is José de San Martín?

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