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Napoleon Bonaparte. Chapter Eleven; Section Four. Consul and Emperor. 1799 Created a new government called the Consulate . ( Supposedly a Republic) 1801 Catholicism became official religion 1802 Named himself Consul for Life

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Napoleon bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte

Chapter Eleven; Section Four


Consul and emperor

Consul and Emperor

  • 1799 Created a new government called the Consulate. (Supposedly a Republic)

  • 1801Catholicismbecame official religion

  • 1802 Named himself Consul for Life

  • 1804 Crowned himself Emperor of France

  • 1805 Napoleonic Code or Civil Code

    • Equality of all citizens before the law.

    • Right of an individual to choose profession.

    • Religious toleration

    • Abolition of Serfdom and Feudalism

    • The rights of women diminished under this Code.

    • Promotion based upon talent and ability


Napoleon s empire

Napoleon’s Empire

  • 1802Peace treaty with Russia, Austria, and Britain.

  • 1805-07France defeated Austria, Prussia, and Russian armies.

  • 1807-12Napoleon’s Grand Empire

    • France from the Rhine to Italy, north of Rome

    • Kingdoms of Spain, Holland, Italy, Rhine Confederation

    • Allied states of Prussia, Austria, Russia, and Sweden


Collapse of the grand empire

Collapse of the Grand Empire

  • Britain’s Survival

    • Naval Power

    • French/Spanish defeat in the Battle of Trafalgar

    • Failure of the Continental System, which was the blockade of British goods to Europe.

  • Nationalism

    • The unique cultural identity of a people based on common language, religion, and national symbols.

    • Aroused nationalism in other European countries:

      • They were hated oppressors.

      • Created hope in their own nation.


Fall of napoleon

Fall of Napoleon

  • 1812-13France lost to Russia

    • Scorched Earth Policy and Weather

  • 1814Paris was taken over and power was restored to the Bourbon Monarchy

    • Exiled to Elba

  • 1815Due to King Louis XVIII’s lack of support, Napoleon returned to Paris.

    Battle of Waterloo

    • In Belgium, battled against both Britain and Prussia

    • Led by Duke Wellington and defeated

    • Napoleon was exiled to St. Helena


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