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The age of napoleon

The age of napoleon



napoleon extends the revolution

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    •  Explain how the ideology of the FrenchRevolution led to the Napoleonic Empire Discuss how Nationalism spread acrossEurope with Napoleon
    •  Should have certain qualities. What are they?
    •  Dominant Figure 1799-1815 Legend confident
    •  Born 1799 in Corsica Schoarship to famous Military School Lieutenant French Army Beloved Italian accent Very studious Successful
    •  1799 Coup détat Directory New government Consulate-absolute power What qualities did Napoleon possess thatgained him popular support?
    •  Was called the first Consul Appointed officials Controlled the army Foreign affairs Influenced the legislature
    •  1802 Made consul FO’ LIFE 1804 Crowned himself Emperor Napoleon I
    •  Did Napoleon Extend or inhibit the ideals ofthe French Revolution?
    •  Peace with the Catholic Church Major religion agreement Not return church lands Considered himself enlightened
    •  Codify-written system During revolution almost 700 legal systems 7 law codes Napoleonic aka the civil code
    •  Reflected ideology of the Revolution Equality under the law Religious freedom No feudalism Freedom of profession Sounds great right?
    •  Radical post rev govt Made women more equal Napoleonic code undid this equality Restricted free press (liberty)
    •  Talented General Conquered most of Europe Victories: Austria, Prussia & Russia
    •  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
    •  Spread principles of FR Legal equality Religious toleration Economic freedom Attempted to destroy feudalism/clergy
    •  What is it? Connected with popular sovereignty Napoleon spread this feeling
    •  Conquer Russia Marched his troops in Russians retreated “Scorched Earth” Moscow in flames No supplies/abandon Cold winter Soldiers starving and freezing
    •  European Countries Move in for the attack March 1814 Paris was captured Napoleon in exile Island of Elba
    •  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
    •  After Napoleon was beaten for the lasttime…
    •  Hundreds of Foreigners flocked to Vienna,Austria All from countries who had fought Napoleon European Royalty Kings, archdukes, princes etc.
    •  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
    •  He said it was to arrange peace
    •  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