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Transcript of Napoleon Bonaparte
birth place was on a
was on August 15th,
1796. Napoleon Attended
Brienne of France After Graduation,
he became a second
the army. In 1785, Napoleon
was drafted to
Valence. He spent his time
here learning with
a focus on history and
Geography. In 1792, Napoleon went
to Paris, the year France
declared war on
Austria and France. He witnessed Paris
mob in 1792 which
taught him the power
of people. Napoleon's Family
was pro-french and were
the leaders of
the pro-Republic faction There was a war between
the factions, pro republic and
pro independent Napoleon and his
family fled to
France in order
to save their lives. Napoleon became a
captain in the
military in1793. He eventually was promoted to
artillery in 1794 by
Robespierre. Napoleon was thrown in
jail because he was a
Jacobin in 1794. However, he was soon
released because of his
talent as a military
commander. He was released and soon
complained to authorities
in Paris. The new French government set up the Directory.
Paul Francois Barras wanted to restore order against
the royalist forces. Napoleon was appointed second-in-command. He defeated the royalists and saved the Directory's government. The Directory was grateful to Napoleon. A war was breaking out in Europe. The Russian army was making conquest. Napoleon left his position in Egypt to continue his
career in France wanting to overthrow the Directory. Napoleon flourished a coup d'etat against the
Directory. The new government of the republic is now
Consulate by which Napoleon was the first
of three consuls. Napoleon Pushed for Peace with Austria and England but
was not successful. So he tried a different approach where he would
surprise Austria and defeat them in the
Battle of Marengo. Napoleon has displayed his country's power In fact, he scared England into Signing the
Treaty of Amiens. Napoleon ended up being an absolutist or ruler. However, he was able to preserve the
government to make it like a Republic. Napoleon sold territory to the United States.
(Louisiana Purchase) he earned 80 million francs
(15 million dollars) doing so. Napoleon as able to improve the relation with the
church in France Doing so, the church granted land that was stolen
from the government during the Revolution. He Established a "Bank of France"
which gave them financial stability. He also established the
Napoleonic Code On May 18, 1804, Napoleon made himself Emperor and made his wife, Josephine Empress. Napoleon did not allow the Pope to Crown him at his
Ceremony. Instead he Crowned himself and his wife. He later Crowned himself with the Iron Circlet which
symbolized rule over all Italy. He also started granting titles of nobility to well deserving
people On one hand, napoleon was
a Nutured, pampered emporer, On the other, he was a hard
working, smart planner. In 1812, Napoleon led his army to Russia As Napoleons army moved in, the
Russians retreated. Napoleon had
brought little supplies expecting his
army to live off of land.
However, the Russians made it hard
when they burnt the land they had
previously been on. This is known as
the "Scorched Earth Policy." Eventually, Napoleon turned back realizing he was
wasting time. They retraced their way back to France
losing many lives because of the low supplies and harsh winter weather. With Napoleon's army weak in numbers and physically, Russia stormed Central Europe which led to the German Nationalists to get involved in the battle. After the rumor spread about Napoleon dieing in Russia and his shameful defeat, he fled to Paris. By 1813, he had formed an army in France around 300,000
strong. Napoleon had lost much of Europe during
the Battle of Leipzig. Napoleon's army was crushed by Russia, Prussia,
Austria and Great Britain who were teamed up. Napoleon Eventually surrendered
and signed a Treaty of Fountainebeau. France was restored to 1792
boundaries so power would be
evenly distributed. Napoleon Bonapart MR. YOUNG-DIZZEL Napoleon wrote a letter to Josephine
saying how he will never forget her and
asks her not to forget him. Napoleon was Exiled to the Isle of Alba
by the terms of the Treaty of Fountainebleau. However, the treaty did allow him to
keep his title as Emperor. He worked to improve Elba as he ruled
there and worked his was back to Europe. Napoleon stayed in touch with Europe through
news papers and letters. He soon found out his wife, Josephine died on May 29,
1814. Napoleon managed to escape Elba and make his way back to France.
Police were sent to arrest him and ended up bowing down to him instead.
He made his way to Paris arriving with a celebration. Napoleon scared the king, Luis XVIII to Belgium.
Napoleon went to the Tulleries, otherwise known as
a royal palace. At the start of Napoleon's hundred days, he started to make small changes. One of which included promising a more democratic
society. Napoleon once again created a new army. He attacked the British and
Prussian armies in Belgium. Napoleon had intent to win the battles before the
Russians and Austrians came. Their battle was intense and they both ended up
Regrouping. However, British was able to defeat Napoleon wiht
help from the Prussians. Napoleon's Hundred Days were coming to a close. On June 22, 1815 Napoleon
abdicated wanting his son
to take his place. King XVIII
took his place once more. Napoleon was transported elsewhere once more.
He hoped that He'd be sent to Elba again but Britain
has learned from their last mistake. However, he had to be monitored by an English officer 24/7.
Napoleon became depressed and found his new life boring compared to his old life. Napoleon's health started
He asked for his ashes to be
spread on the banks of Seine
Napoleon died on
May 5, 1821 He was also able to annex Egypt and Italy to France. In 1806, Napoleon set up a Continental system to blockade
Britain's ships. this included their exports and imports. Napoleon's actions as a ruler did lead to a rise
of a democracy in France because he showed the
determination and abilities of what the French can
do for what they want. He intimidated many opposing countries and left a big mark in history and strongly influenced the progress of their Democracy. This event didn't impacted a peaceful democracy in France because it was basically just an attempt to come back. Napoleon didn't really accomplish too much in this event. This event positively impacted a peaceful society because
it gave people hope that there might still be hope for a Democracy. These events positively effected a peaceful society and
was a constant riegn of victory that benifited the french.