Test yourself

There has been a lot of content in the previous history posts, so here’s a chance for you to test yourself! Here are some sample questions from the Renaissance, Reformation and Counter Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Absolutism and The French Revolution. Write a paragraph to answer the following questions: How did the Renaissance create a new… Continue reading Test yourself

Napoleon in France (Post-Revolution)

During the Revolution , Napoleon rose quickly in the army.  By 1799, he had become a political leader and he helped over throw the Directory. He set up a 3 man governing board known as the Consulate. Yet another Constitution was created and Napoleon took the title ‘First Consul’. In 1802, he had himself named consul for… Continue reading Napoleon in France (Post-Revolution)

Absolutely Fabulous!

What is an absolute ruler? And how does one become an absolute ruler? Absolutism is  the exercise of complete and unrestricted power of government, meaning that one person is in control of everything, such as all of the decision maker. If a ruler is a King or a Queen and has absolute power, we call… Continue reading Absolutely Fabulous!