The age of napoleon


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The age of napoleon

  1. 1.  Explain how the ideology of the FrenchRevolution led to the Napoleonic Empire Discuss how Nationalism spread acrossEurope with Napoleon
  2. 2.  Should have certain qualities. What are they?
  3. 3.  Dominant Figure 1799-1815 Legend confident
  4. 4.  Born 1799 in Corsica Schoarship to famous Military School Lieutenant French Army Beloved Italian accent Very studious Successful
  5. 5.  1799 Coup détat Directory New government Consulate-absolute power What qualities did Napoleon possess thatgained him popular support?
  6. 6.  Was called the first Consul Appointed officials Controlled the army Foreign affairs Influenced the legislature
  7. 7.  1802 Made consul FO’ LIFE 1804 Crowned himself Emperor Napoleon I
  8. 8.  Did Napoleon Extend or inhibit the ideals ofthe French Revolution?
  9. 9.  Peace with the Catholic Church Major religion agreement Not return church lands Considered himself enlightened
  10. 10.  Codify-written system During revolution almost 700 legal systems 7 law codes Napoleonic aka the civil code
  11. 11.  Reflected ideology of the Revolution Equality under the law Religious freedom No feudalism Freedom of profession Sounds great right?
  12. 12.  Radical post rev govt Made women more equal Napoleonic code undid this equality Restricted free press (liberty)
  13. 13.  Talented General Conquered most of Europe Victories: Austria, Prussia & Russia
  14. 14.  French Empire Core: enlarged France and half or Italy The dependent states Ruled by relatives The allied states Prussian, Austria, Russia & Sweden Never conquered Great Britain
  15. 15.  Spread principles of FR Legal equality Religious toleration Economic freedom Attempted to destroy feudalism/clergy
  16. 16.  What is it? Connected with popular sovereignty Napoleon spread this feeling
  17. 17.  Conquer Russia Marched his troops in Russians retreated “Scorched Earth” Moscow in flames No supplies/abandon Cold winter Soldiers starving and freezing
  18. 18.  European Countries Move in for the attack March 1814 Paris was captured Napoleon in exile Island of Elba
  19. 19.  Slipped back into France New King Napoleon addressed the Troops They cheered and celebrated him Europe didn’t like Joined up and attacked(June 1815) Belgium : British and Prussian army Battle of Waterloo/bloody defeat Back into exile He died in 1821
  20. 20.  After Napoleon was beaten for the lasttime…
  21. 21.  Hundreds of Foreigners flocked to Vienna,Austria All from countries who had fought Napoleon European Royalty Kings, archdukes, princes etc.
  22. 22.  The Austrian Emperor had a party for 9straight months-called the Congress ofVienna YEAH I SAID IT! Royal balls Hunting Picinics Hot air balloon rides Concerts Feasts Fire works
  23. 23.  He said it was to arrange peace
  24. 24.  It was really to suppress EuropeanNationalism He was them! Wanted to keep Napoleon’s Influence fromspreading Cut France down in size Punished anyone who helped France Rewarded those who fought France