Essays Tagged: "Frederick the Great"

Leonhard Euler

ecame professor of mathematics at the Berlin Academy of Sciences at the urging of the Prussian king Frederick the Great. Euler returned to St. Petersburg in 1766, remaining there until his death. Alth ...

(1 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Napoleon and the French Revolution; Explain in what ways Napoleon has come to be considered the greatest enlightened despot. Make sure to include a definition of an enlightened despot.

Some of history's greatest rulers such as Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Frederick the Great, and Joseph II have been considered to be enlightened despot. One of these was a ... relates to him being an enlightened despot.Rulers such as Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Frederick the Great, and Joseph II have all been considered to be enlightened despots, but Napoleon ...

(3 pages) 104 1 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Biography on Kaiser Wilhelm II

Kaiser Wilhelm II is related to Queen Victoria, Frederick the Great, Catherine the great, Czar Nicholas II, Emperor Wilhelm I, and is often compared ... h Wilhelm Viktor Albert was born on January 27th, 1857 in Potsdam Germany. He was the oldest son of Frederick III and Victoria, daughter of Queen Victoria. When his mother gave birth to him he had a d ... n Wilhelm's life he was married twice, his first wife was Emperess Auguste-Victoria the daughter of Frederick, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-S'burg-Augustenberg and Adelaide of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. They ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Short Play on Adolph Hitler.

his people, but his actions turned down Germanys dream of territorial and colonial expansion. From Frederick the Great through Bismarck and Kaiser Wilhelm the Second, Germany had an aggressive, expan ...

(9 pages) 37 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Napoleon and Caesar w ref

cized. He studied the campaigns of history's most famous commanders; Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Frederick the Great and his favorite and most influential, Julius Caesar (Marrin 17).Julius Caesa ...

(7 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Frederick II the Great King of Prussia

The leader that appeals to me the most is Frederick II the Great King of Prussia. He ruled Prussia from 1740 to 1786. Frederick II was one of ... 1740 to 1786. Frederick II was one of the greatest and enlightened but absolute rulers of Prussia. Frederick was one of the greatest military geniuses who adopted various new strategies to improve hi ... e established the first German law code and enforced general education rules across Prussia. Frederick financed the rebuilding of towns through agricultural reforms and built thousands of miles ...

(1 pages) 18 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Enlightened Despots

I believe Peter the Great, Frederick the Great , Joseph II, and Catherine the Great were all very enlightened despots because t ... ower. He financed the rebuilding of towns, and roads to better travel. Besides his military success Frederick also established universal religious toleration and granted freedom of the press. He estab ... up the legal process, and aboloshing torture. These decisions were with the people in mind, making Frederick also a very influencial enlightened despot. Joseph II once said "Everything for the ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Notes For AP European History

stria, Hungary, and Bohemia-Hohenzollerns ruled Prussia, which became a strong united country under Frederick the Great-Kings became powerful during the late middle ages by gaining power over taxes, m ... ng conservative-Austria was represented by Count Metternich -England by Lord Catlereash -Prussia by Frederick William III -Russia by Alexander I -France by Prince Talleyrand-3 ideas at the Congress fo ...

(85 pages) 753 0 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Catherine, Frederick and Louis - Unenlightened Despots in an Enlightened Age

Catherine, Frederick and Louis - Unenlightened Tyrants in an Enlightened AgeIt is better to be feared than love ... modern America. Three of the most prominent absolutist leaders were Catherine the Great of Russia, Frederick the Great of Prussia and Louis XIV of France - these three leaders are perfect examples of ... h huge expanses of land but no money with which to develop it.Unlike most other absolutist leaders, Frederick the Great actually developed his nation for the people, his policies actually benefited th ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Catherine, Frederick and Louis - Unenlightened Tyrants in an Enlightened Age

CHY 4U - Modern Western Civilization - The West and the WorldCatherine, Frederick and Louis - Unenlightened Tyrants in an Enlightened AgeIt is better to be feared than love ... modern America. Three of the most prominent absolutist leaders were Catherine the Great of Russia, Frederick the Great of Prussia and Louis XIV of France - these three leaders are perfect examples of ... h huge expanses of land but no money with which to develop it.Unlike most other absolutist leaders, Frederick the Great actually developed his nation for the people, his policies actually benefited th ...

(5 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

DBQ on Absolutism

r absolute monarch viewed the role of the absolute ruler differently.As document number one states, Frederick II of Prussia said, "The sovereign stands to his people in the same relation in which the ... e in the same relation in which the head stands to the body." This quote means that absolute ruler, Frederick II of Prussia, believed that the absolute ruler was the head or leader of the group of peo ...

(2 pages) 46 2 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Essay on 3 absolute monarchs: Louis XIV, Peter the Great, Frederick the Great

ter the Great, the westernizer, changed Russia from a backward country into a great power. Finally, Frederick the Great, the enlightened despot, was full of tolerance and restraint and had good views ... ay.Since he "lacked courtly manners", Peter's personality was very different compared to Louis' and Frederick's. This caused him to be frequently embarrassed. Furthermore, he "neither hunted nor gambl ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Caesar And Naopoleon

cized. He studied the campaigns of history's most famous commanders; Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Frederick the Great and his favorite and most influential, Julius Caesar (Marrin 17). Julius ...

(7 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Two Women Who Took The Reins During Their Reigns

y to help Russia after the end of the pathetic reign of her husband, Peter III. Because he idolized Frederick the Great of Prussia and hated Russia, Peter removed Russia from the Seven Years' War, sav ... y a princess to one of the 360 principalities in the Holy Roman Empire. She was born Sophia Augusta Fredericka on April 21, 1729, into a poor, but noble family. Prince Christian Augustus, a general of ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Frederick The Great

Frederick the GreatFrederick the Great or Frederick the second was born on 1-24-1712 and died 8-17-1 ... 0 after his father's death. He also favored to use the French language and art. In many ways Frederick was a great and important ruler for the development of Germany as a country. He was a very ... o had a great mind in strategy and this made him make the Prussia army the most powerful in Europe. Frederick also liberalized laws regarding censorship, religion, and torture. These liberalized laws ...

(1 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Life In Early Europe

ch as (1) England, (2) Prussia, (3) Russia, (4) France, continued to fight with nationalistic zeal. Frederick the Great of Prussia continued the excellence of Prussia not only by being militaristic, b ... l" bid in America, his inability to rule proved otherwise Prussia, ruled by the domineering Frederick the Great, continued in militaristic campaign in the East by capturing key sections of the ...

(2 pages) 332 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Mock Trial Essay: Napoleon and The Enlightenment

as simply the best. Some of history's greatest rulers such as Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Frederick the Great, and Joseph II have been considered to be enlightened despot. Napoleon Bonaparte ... lso relates to him being an enlightened despot.Rulers such as Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Frederick the Great, and Joseph II have all been considered to be enlightened despots, but Napoleon ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Frederick the great vs. Peter the Great

enteenth and eighteenth centuries Eastern Europe was marked by two powerful and influential rulers. Frederick the great of Prussia and Peter the Great of Russia. The rise of Prussia and the rise of Ru ... to put Russia in this position, but also his natural ability to command and lead armies into battle.Frederick the Great, along with his militaristic father, took Prussia from a dwindling spectator alo ...

(2 pages) 5517 0 4.3 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History