Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Book 1, On The Nature of War : Chapter 1, Introduction, Notes & What is War?
1. Why does Clausewitz believe that the wars between civilized countries are less cruel and destructive than between savages?
2. What motive to make war always exists according to Clausewitz?
3. What didn't the invention of gun powder, advances in fire arms and the advance of civilization alter, according to Clausewitz?
4. How does Clausewitz calculate the power of resistance of the enemy?
5. Why does Clausewitz think that the result of war is...
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