Conquering europe

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Conquering europe

  1. 1. Conquering Europe
  2. 2. • Napoleon realized that his power came from his military victories. • He knew other rulers would try to stop him, but felt his army was stronger. • With speed and surprise, he won battles at Ulm, Austerlitz, and Jena defeating the armies of Austria, Russia, and Prussia. • Napoleon gained much ground in Europe and in 1807 his enemies agreed to sign the Treaty of Tilsit.
  3. 3. Napoleonic Wars • Napoleonic Wars' beginning at the outbreak of war between the United Kingdom and France in 1803, following the brief peace concluded at Amiens in 1802. • The Napoleonic Wars ended on 20 November 1815, following Napoleon's final defeat at Waterloo and the Second Treaty of Paris. • Collectively, the nearly continuous period of warfare from April 20, 1792, until November 20,
  4. 4. • • • • Date: 1799–1815 Location: Europe, Egypt, Atlantic Ocean Result: Allied victory Combatants 1.) Allies: • United Kingdom, • Prussia, • Austria, • Russia 2.) France
  5. 5. The Treaties of Tilsit • Two agreements signed by Napoleon of France in the town of Tilsit in July, 1807. • The first was signed on July 7, by Tsar Alexander of Russia . • The second was signed with Prussia on July 9. • The treaties ended war between Imperial Russia and France and began an alliance between the two countries which rendered the rest of Europe almost powerless. The two countries secretly agreed to aid each other in disputes - France pledged to aid
  6. 6. • Ottoman Turkey, while Prussia agreed to join the Continental System against the British Empire. • Napeoleon convinced Alexander to enter the Finnish War against Sweden to force Sweden to join the Continental System • The treaties also created the Duchy of Warsaw. • Cooperation between Russia and France broke down in 1810 when the tsar began to allow neutral ships to land in Russian ports. In 1812, Napoleon invaded Russia, ending any vestige of alliance.
  7. 7. • Ottoman Turkey, while Prussia agreed to join the Continental System against the British Empire. • Napeoleon convinced Alexander to enter the Finnish War against Sweden to force Sweden to join the Continental System • The treaties also created the Duchy of Warsaw. • Cooperation between Russia and France broke down in 1810 when the tsar began to allow neutral ships to land in Russian ports. In 1812, Napoleon invaded Russia, ending any vestige of alliance.

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