Ning Blog Post 1: Peoples and Empires<br />By: Michael Wittman<br />
Roman Empire<br />The first empire that was a republic instead of a Monarchy.<br />Alexander the Great created Rome which ...
Slavery<br />Began in Roman times but those slaves had a high social status and some were tutors.<br />European slaves mad...
Napoleon <br />Crowned by Pope Pius VII on December 12, 1804.<br />Napoleon wanted to unify all of Europe because he felt ...
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Ning blog post 1

  1. 1. Ning Blog Post 1: Peoples and Empires<br />By: Michael Wittman<br />
  2. 2. Roman Empire<br />The first empire that was a republic instead of a Monarchy.<br />Alexander the Great created Rome which was the 1st European empire.<br />The first creators of law, they had the 12 tables.<br />America, Spain, and Europe all use Roman architecture, law principles, and base their language from the Romans.<br />The Romans were military innovators who had very strategic ways of battle.<br />
  3. 3. Slavery<br />Began in Roman times but those slaves had a high social status and some were tutors.<br />European slaves made up the peasant workforce and worked in agriculture.<br />Slave trade began in 1444 when the Spanish took 233 slaves back to Spain with them.<br />The first European state to abolish slavery was Denmark in 1792.<br />In 1870 slave trade came to an end worldwide.<br />Slaves outnumbered the number of Europeans in America 5 to 1.<br />
  4. 4. Napoleon <br />Crowned by Pope Pius VII on December 12, 1804.<br />Napoleon wanted to unify all of Europe because he felt Europe was broken.<br />He thought French people were the model for every society.<br />Kicked out of Egypt in 1814 and exiled to the island of Elba by British and Ottoman forces.<br />Napoleon was defeated in 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo.<br />

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