On War Short Essay - Answer Key

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 135 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the On War Lesson Plans

Short Essay Questions Key

1. Why does Clausewitz believe that the wars between civilized countries are less cruel and destructive than between savages?

Clausewitz believes wars between civilized countries are less cruel and destructive because of the social conditions of the states. Civilized countries have forces that try to circumvent and moderate the war.

2. What motive to make war always exists according to Clausewitz?

Hostile intention is the motive that always exists in war. Clausewitz says that hostile feelings cannot exist without hostile intention 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?

Clausewitz claims that the invention of gun powder, advances in fire arms, and the advance of civilization didn't alter the impulse to destroy the enemy and make war.

4. How does Clausewitz calculate the power of resistance of the enemy?

Clausewitz calculates the power of resistance of the enemy using the total means at his disposal and the strength of his will. The total means at his disposal can be measured while the strength of will is harder to determine.

(read all 60 Short Essay Questions and Answers)

This section contains 2,559 words
(approx. 9 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the On War Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
On War from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.