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Sophomore World History. Chapter 19 Section 5. Challenges to Napoleon’s Empire . He spread the ideas of revolution across Europe along with the Napoleonic Code Spain: Joseph was king and planned to do away with the Catholic Church Many Spaniards stayed loyal to the old king and the Church

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Sophomore world history

Sophomore World History

Chapter 19 Section 5


Challenges to napoleon s empire

Challenges to Napoleon’s Empire

He spread the ideas of revolution across Europe along with the Napoleonic Code

Spain: Joseph was king and planned to do away with the Catholic Church

Many Spaniards stayed loyal to the old king and the Church

Spain used guerrilla warfare – hit-and-run

This kept large #’s of French troops in Spain


Russia

Russia

1812, Alexander I of Russia stopped the Continental System

Napoleon assembled his Grand Army – 600,000 soldiers

The Russians moved east and burned everything as they went – “scorched earth”

The French were hungry and cold


Moscow

Moscow

September – Napoleon entered Moscow

October – Napoleon starts to return home on the 1,000 mile retreat

Quote pg 500

Around 100,000 soldiers survived

Napoleon rushed to Paris to raise a new army


Downfall of napoleon

Downfall of Napoleon

Russia, Britain, Austria, and Prussia against France

1813 – they defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Nations

1814 – Napoleon abdicated – stepped down from the crown

Napoleon was exiled to Elba in the Mediterranean

Louis XVIII, brother of Louis XVI, became king


Napoleon returns

Napoleon Returns

After Louis XVIII became king, loyalty to Napoleon was rekindled

Napoleon escaped and returned to France, Louis XVIII fled

1815 – Napoleon entered Paris


Waterloo

Waterloo

Napoleon was free for 100 days until the Allied forces defeated him at Waterloo in Belgium.

Exiled to St. Helena in S. Pacific

Never returned, died in 1821

Was he “the revolution on horseback” or a traitor to the revolution?


Congress of vienna

Congress of Vienna

Restoring stability to Europe after 25 years of war

Chief goal: create lasting peace by balancing power


Vienna settlement

Vienna Settlement

European map redrawn – pg 502

Turn the clock back to 1792 – Legitimacy -restore hereditary monarchies

Louis XVIII – king of France


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