The French Revolution And Napoleon, 1789–1815 Section Quiz 18-3

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French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789–1815   Section Quiz 18-3


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  • 1. 

    Napoleon's government after 1799

    • A.

      Dependent states

    • B.

      The consulate

    • C.

      Waterloo

    • D.

      Corsica

    • E.

      Civil Code

    Correct Answer
    B. The consulate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the consulate." The term "the consulate" refers to the government established by Napoleon Bonaparte after 1799. This government marked the end of the French Revolution and the beginning of Napoleon's rule. During this period, Napoleon served as the First Consul, consolidating his power and implementing various reforms, including the creation of the Napoleonic Code or Civil Code. The consulate era lasted until 1804 when Napoleon declared himself Emperor of the French.

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  • 2. 

    Napoleon's unified law system

    • A.

      Dependent states

    • B.

      The consulate

    • C.

      Waterloo

    • D.

      Corsica

    • E.

      Civil Code

    Correct Answer
    E. Civil Code
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Civil Code". Napoleon's unified law system refers to the legal reforms implemented by Napoleon Bonaparte during his rule in France. One of the most significant reforms was the creation of the Civil Code, also known as the Napoleonic Code. This code aimed to unify and modernize the legal system, providing a comprehensive set of laws governing civil matters. It was implemented in France and also influenced legal systems in many other countries. The other options mentioned in the question, such as dependent states, the consulate, Waterloo, and Corsica, are unrelated to Napoleon's Civil Code.

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  • 3. 

    Napoleon's birthplace

    • A.

      Dependent states

    • B.

      The consulate

    • C.

      Waterloo

    • D.

      Corsica

    • E.

      Civil Code

    Correct Answer
    D. Corsica
    Explanation
    Corsica is the correct answer because it is known as Napoleon's birthplace. Napoleon Bonaparte, the famous French military and political leader, was born in Corsica in 1769. This island in the Mediterranean Sea played a significant role in shaping Napoleon's early life and career. He later went on to become Emperor of the French and had a profound impact on European history.

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  • 4. 

    Naploleon's relative ruled

    • A.

      Dependent states

    • B.

      The consulate

    • C.

      Waterloo

    • D.

      Corsica

    • E.

      Civil Code

    Correct Answer
    A. Dependent states
    Explanation
    During Napoleon's rule, his relatives were appointed as rulers of various dependent states. These states were under the control and influence of Napoleon and were expected to follow his policies and directives. This allowed Napoleon to extend his power and maintain control over a larger territory. The appointment of his relatives as rulers also ensured loyalty and a sense of unity within these states. However, this system eventually faced challenges and opposition, leading to Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo.

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  • 5. 

    Napoleon's final defeat

    • A.

      Dependent states

    • B.

      The consulate

    • C.

      Waterloo

    • D.

      Corsica

    • E.

      Civil Code

    Correct Answer
    C. Waterloo
    Explanation
    Napoleon's final defeat at Waterloo is the correct answer because it was a significant event in his life and marked the end of his reign as Emperor of France. The Battle of Waterloo took place in 1815 and resulted in Napoleon's defeat against a coalition of European powers led by the Duke of Wellington. This defeat ultimately led to Napoleon's abdication and exile to the island of Saint Helena, effectively ending his political career and the Napoleonic era.

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  • 6. 

    Napoleon's Continental System was designed to

    • A.

      Defeat Prussia.

    • B.

      Stop British trade with Europe.

    • C.

      Unify Italy.

    • D.

      Conquuer Protestantism.

    Correct Answer
    B. Stop British trade with Europe.
    Explanation
    Napoleon's Continental System was a strategy aimed at weakening Britain economically by cutting off its trade with Europe. This system involved a blockade of British ports and the prohibition of European countries from trading with Britain. The intention was to isolate Britain and force it into submission by crippling its economy. Therefore, the correct answer is to stop British trade with Europe.

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  • 7. 

    Napoleon's military force was called the

    • A.

      Grand Army.

    • B.

      Coup d' Etat

    • C.

      Dependent States

    • D.

      Napoleonic Code.

    Correct Answer
    A. Grand Army.
    Explanation
    Napoleon's military force was known as the Grand Army. This term refers to the large and powerful army that Napoleon commanded during his military campaigns. The Grand Army played a crucial role in Napoleon's rise to power and his conquests across Europe. It was renowned for its discipline, organization, and effectiveness in battle, making it a formidable force. The Grand Army's success was instrumental in Napoleon's ability to establish and maintain his dominance during the Napoleonic era.

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  • 8. 

    Promotion within Napoleon's government and military was based on which of the following?

    • A.

      Rank

    • B.

      Birth

    • C.

      Bribery

    • D.

      Ability

    Correct Answer
    D. Ability
    Explanation
    Promotion within Napoleon's government and military was based on ability. This means that individuals were promoted based on their skills, competence, and performance rather than their rank, birth, or bribery. This system allowed for individuals with talent and merit to rise through the ranks and hold positions of authority and responsibility. It ensured that those in positions of power were capable and qualified, contributing to the effectiveness and success of Napoleon's government and military.

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  • 9. 

    Napoleon's agreement with the Catholic Church did all of the following EXCEPT 

    • A.

      Recognize Catholicism as the majority religion of France.

    • B.

      Return church lands to the pope and clergy,

    • C.

      Make those who had purchased church land his supporters.

    • D.

      Restore some stability to France.

    Correct Answer
    B. Return church lands to the pope and clergy,
    Explanation
    Napoleon's agreement with the Catholic Church recognized Catholicism as the majority religion of France, made those who had purchased church land his supporters, and restored some stability to France. However, it did not return church lands to the pope and clergy.

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  • 10. 

    Napolean's Civil Code treated women 

    • A.

      As legal equals to men.

    • B.

      As legal equals to men.

    • C.

      As co-owners of property with their husbands.

    • D.

      Equal in divorce preceedings.

    Correct Answer
    B. As legal equals to men.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as legal equals to men." This means that Napolean's Civil Code treated women with the same legal rights and status as men. It implies that women were given equal rights and were not discriminated against based on their gender in legal matters.

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