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Edu 290

  1. 1. Napoleon Bonaparte<br />(1799-1821)<br />
  2. 2. Moore, R.(1999). Napoleonic Guide. In Napoleon Bonaparte: Paintings:<br />Portraits: Images: Pictures. Retrieved Feb. 28, 2011, from<br /> http://www.napoleonguide.com/napgal_emperor.htm<br />
  3. 3. Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc. <br />A BriefHistory<br /><ul><li>Born on the Island of Corisca.
  4. 4. Born into a lower aristocratic family.
  5. 5. Became an officer at the age of 16.
  6. 6. Became a general at the age of 24.
  7. 7. National hero by the age of 28.
  8. 8. Head of France in 1799 at the age of 30.</li></ul>Moore, R.(1999). Napoleonic Guide. In Napoleon Bonaparte: Paintings:<br />Portraits: Images: Pictures. Retrieved Feb. 28, 2011, from<br /> http://www.napoleonguide.com/napgal_emperor.htm<br />
  9. 9. Head of France (1799)<br />Took power by a Coup in November of 1799.<br />He wanted to conquer all of Europe. <br />He made domestic changes within France.<br />The main quotes he used throughout the French Revolution were “Liberty, Equality & Fraternity.”<br />Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc. <br />
  10. 10. Liberty<br />France was weak on liberty. <br />Set up a fake democracy with a meaningless parliament.<br />Napoleon allowed few individual freedoms.<br />He censored the newspapers down to only 4, which he had control over.<br />Built a secret police force and imprisoned thousands of his enemies. <br />Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc. <br />
  11. 11. Equality & Fraternity<br />Better than liberty.<br />He ended serfdom (slavery).<br />He spread nationalism where ever he went.<br />Created a modern administration, society and legal system. <br />Created a Meritocracy.<br />Rewarding talent over birth. <br />Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc. <br />
  12. 12. Napoleon’s Achievements<br />Creation of the Napoleonic codes<br />Which were anti-feminist.<br />Modernization and rationalization of administration.<br />Development of a weights and measures system.<br />He was able to take over all of Europe except for Great Britain and Russia.<br />Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc. <br />
  13. 13. Emperor<br /><ul><li>Napoleon crowned himself as Emperor in 1804.
  14. 14. He made himself seem more important than the Pope. </li></ul>Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc.<br />Moore, R.(1999). Napoleonic Guide. In Napoleon Bonaparte: Paintings:<br />Portraits: Images: Pictures. Retrieved Feb. 28, 2011, from<br /> http://www.napoleonguide.com/napgal_emperor.htm<br />
  15. 15. Battle of Moscow<br />Retreated from Moscow in 1812.<br />Retreat Map<br />Napoleon’s army of 600,000 men was reduced to less than 100,000.<br />He lost to Russia in this battle. <br />Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc.<br />Moore, R.(1999). Napoleonic Guide. In Napoleon Bonaparte: Paintings:<br />Portraits: Images: Pictures. Retrieved Feb. 28, 2011, from<br /> http://www.napoleonguide.com/napgal_emperor.htm<br />
  16. 16. Battle of Nations <br />Leipzig, Germany<br />October 1813<br />First major military defeat for the New French Army that Napoleon had developed.<br />Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc.<br />
  17. 17. Battle of Waterloo<br />Before this battle Napoleon was sent in exile for a year to the Island of Elba.<br />Escapes and has a 100 day reign. <br />This reign ends when Napoleon is defeated at the Battle of Waterloo.<br />Belgium was given to Lord Wellington of Great Britain.<br />Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc.<br />
  18. 18. Napoleon’s Downfall <br />At the end of the Battle of Waterloo Napoleon was again exiled.<br />This time to the Island of St. Helena<br />Lasted for 6 years.<br />Died in 1821.<br />All 3 major battles led to his downfall from the empire. <br />Merriman, J. (2009). A History of Modern Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present(Vol. 2, Ch. 13)., AL: Norton, W.W Company Inc.<br />

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