AP European History 1.1 Period 2: 1648-1815

AP European History 1.1 Period 2: 1648-1815. Thomas Hobbes, the political philosopher who wrote Leviathan, contributes which of the following ideas?

APAP European History
AP European HistoryPeriod 2: 1648-1815
Historical Arguments and EvidenceAppropriate Use of Relevant Historical Evidence
Historical Interpretation and SynthesisSynthesis
LanguageEnglish Language

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Leviathan contributes which of the following ideas and here are your potential

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answers. Alrighty, well Thomas Hobbes Leviathan is a thrilling novel about a

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friendly alien who comes to earth and befriends a little boy named Elliott and [Alien appears and kid goes over to him]

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oh wait, that's a different movie it's actually a doctrine about the

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foundation of states and governments and aims to objectively consider the science

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of morality so what does Hobbes actually contribute in the work well it's not A [Hobbes stood next to the answers]

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the Renaissance because that's not so much an idea as it is a cultural

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movement one which occurred during the late medieval period and originated in [Picture of the Renaissance]

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Italy and it's not B which is also an age the age of exploration or the age of [Answer B is crossed out]

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discovery was a loosely defined period taking place in Europe during the 15th

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and 18th centuries and while Leviathan was written during this period this wasn't [Hobbes in a library]

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an idea that it contributed to and it was Martin Luther not Hobbes who

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initiated the Reformation which he did in order to reform the Catholic Church

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and its seemingly never-ending reach of power the idea that Hobbes did contribute in [Martin Luther hammering a notice onto the church door]

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his work Leviathan is absolutism making D the right answer the major point of [Answer D is circled green]

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Leviathan is in fact to defend political absolutism that is that one person

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should hold all the power which as you can imagine went over [A king dong the peace sign]

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pretty well with those in power it's basically the equivalent of handing in a

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paper entitled why every teacher is always right and is also super cool [Hobbes holding the paper]

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forever for your teacher well Thomas Hobbes, the original

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teacher's pet [Teacher patting Hobbes on the shoulder]