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Napoleon

AP Euro, CP World History
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Kristin Palomares

on 28 December 2014

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Transcript of Napoleon

How did Napoleon seize power?
Napoleon Forges An Empire
Revolutionary or not?
How did Napoleon create an empire?
Coup d'Etat
Savior of the French Republic
Royalists attacked the National Assembly
Napoleon defended the delegates
Egypt
France wanted access to India
Britain defeated naval forces
Austria & Sardinia
Directory appointed Napoleon to lead forces
Victory
Directory
"blow to the state"
Consuls
Britain
Russia
Austria
France
4 min
Horrible Histories: Recap
How did Napoleon rule France?
Plebiscite
vote of the people
Constitution
efficient tax collection
national banking system
Dismissed corrupt officials
Lycees: government run public schools
Signed a concordat, or agreement, with Pope Pius VII
Established a new relationship between church and state
Napoleonic Code
comprehensive system of laws
1804
Napoleon crowned himself emperor
3 min
*Extra Enrichment
Crowned Emperor
Savior of the French Republic
Egypt
Coup d'Etat
Consuls
Plebiscite
Lycees
Concordat
Napoleonic Code
Emperor
Taboo
Review
3 min
The Grand Army
Battle of Austerlitz
Battle of Trafalgar
Napoleon's only major loss*
Britain defeated navy off the coast of Spain (Horatio Nelson)
Effects:
Britain = navy supremacy
Napoleon decides not to invade Britain
Napoleon won
Forced Austria, Prussia, & Russia to sign peace treaties
Allowed him to build the largest empire since that of the Romans
Napoleon Crossing the Alps
Jacques-Louis David
Patron
King of Spain
versions
Louisiana Territory
Sparked by failure to stop revolts in St. Domingue
Sold to U.S. for $15 million
Punished Britain and financed European expansion
Equestrian Portrait
favored by royalty
Notable Historical Figures
Hannibal
Charlemagne
Supported the Revolution
Romanticism
Realism
Impressionism
nature, love, religion, & nationalism
everyday life
record of perception rather than reality
used light effects, bright colors, and short strokes to create a shimmering effect
What school of art?
Grand Army
Battle of Trafalgar
Louisiana Territory
Battle of Austerlitz
Jacques-Louis David
Romanticism
Realism
Impressionism
Taboo Review
Why did Napoleon's empire collapse?
The Continental System
The Peninsular War
Problems w/ Russia
1
2
3
Blockade (a forcible closing of ports) between Great Britain & Europe
Goals
Make Europe self-sufficient
Destroy Great Britain
Problems
Smuglers
War of 1812: GB vs. USA
Attempt to get Spain to follow the continental system
Spain protested
Napoleon replaced king with his brother, Joseph
People feared
loss of nationalism
decrease of church power
Guerrillas
spanish peasant fighters who ambushed French troops
Sparks
Russia sold grain to G.B.
Poland
Russia practiced scorched-earth Policy
practice of burning grain fields & slaughtering livestock
Battle of Borodino
Russia retreated
Allowed Napoleon to advance on Moscow
found "holy city" destroyed
Exhaustion, hunger, and winter weather left few survivors
10,000 out of 420,000 Russian soldiers
100 Days
Elba
St. Helena
Louis XVIII
unpopular
Battle of Waterloo
Led by Duke of Wellington
British & French forces defeated Napoleon
Recap
Continental System
The Peninsular War
Guerilla
Scorched-earth policy
Battle of Borodino
Elba
St. Helena
100 Days
Louis XVIII
Battle of Waterloo
Taboo Review
Our Goal:
Claiming to defend the ideals of the French Revolution, explain how Napoleon Bonaparte imposed French control over much of the European continent thus provoking a nationalistic reaction.
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