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  •  When Napoleon became consul in 1779, France was at war with the European coalition of Russia, Great Britain, and Austria. In 1802 a treaty was signed, but peace in France did not last long.
  •  War with Britain broke out again in 1803 Britain was joined by Austria, Russia, Sweden, and Prussia From 1805–1807 Napoleon’s Grand Army defeated the Austrian, Prussian and Russian armies. These now victories behind him, Napoleon set out to create a New European Order From 1807-1812 Napoleon was the Master of a Grand Empire of three main parts
  •  The three main parts of the French Empire- The French Empire (The core)- The Dependant States- The Allied States The French Empire included an enlarged France extending to the Rhine River on it’s eastern boundary and the western half of Italy and north of Rome. Dependant States were ruled by Relatives of Napoleon, these states included; Spain, Holland, the kingdom of Italy, the Swiss Republic, the Grand Duchy of Warsaw, and the Confederation of the Rhine alliance of all the German states, Except Austria and Prussia.
  •  Allied States were states Napoleon had defeated and forced to join his struggle with Great Britain. These states included; Prussia, Austria, and Sweden.
  •  Napoleon sought to spread the principles of the French Revolution, including, legal equality, religious toleration and economic freedom.
  • “What the people of Germany desire most patiently is that talented commoners should have the same right to your esteem and to public employments as thee nobles, that any trace of serfdom and of an intermediate hierarchy between the sovereign and the lowest class of people should be completely abolished. The benefits of the Code Napoleon, the publicity of judicial procedure, the creations of juries must be so many distinguishing marks of your monarchy…. The peoples of Germany, the peoples of France, of Italy, of Spain all the desire equality and liberal ideas…. The buzzing of all privileged classes is so contrary to the general opinion. Be a constitutional King.”
  •  In inner core and Dependant states of Napoleon’s Grand Empire, he was trying to destroy any trace of the Old Order. The nobility and clergy everywhere in these states lost all there privileges. All people were declared equal before the law, offices were open equally to talent, and policy of religious toleration was announced. These revolutionary Principles were important in developing Liberal Traditions in these countries.
  • A. 1802B. 1812C. 1799D. 1807
  • A. His brother King JeromeB. The people of FranceC. Mrs. DillardD. The Old Order of France
  • Raise your hand for this one  Lets see if anyone really paid attention here.Do not say: “I’m to poor to PAY attention” GOOD LUCK Thank you for playing :D