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1 31 13
1/31/13

  • Warm-up

  • PowerPoint

    • Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Summary of Notes


French revolution
French Revolution

  • Warm-up

  • What was an important effect of the American Revolution?

    • France lost control of North America

    • Americans recognized the rights of slaves

    • The French were able to draw inspiration from the American Revolution

    • The British could repay all of their war debts

  • What was one major impact of the French Revolution?

    • Belief in the Divine right of Kings was strengthened

    • Protestants broke away from the Catholic Church

    • Europeans avoided armed conflict

    • Divine Right of Kings was not longer accepted


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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

  • Early Life

    • Born to lower Nobility on the island of Corsica

    • Sent to military school in France at a you age

    • Became one the most gifted military leader in France


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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

  • Rise to Power

    • Under Napoleon’s leadership

      • France was involved in constant warfare with all of Europe

      • French armies were extremely successful on the battle field

      • Acted as “Liberators” helping people of other countries to defeat their rulers


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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

  • Rise to Power

    • Under Napoleon’s leadership

      • Set up new republics in Holland, Switzerland, and Italy

      • Reached a settlement with the Catholic Church

      • Negotiated peace with Great Britain

      • Napoleon seized power in France

      • Crowned himself Emperor in 1804


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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

  • Rise to Power

    • Under Napoleon’s leadership

      • By 1805 all European powers were defeated except Britain

      • France’s new empire covered all of Europe

      • Napoleon put his relatives in charge of each country


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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

  • Fall of Napoleon

    • Napoleon’s conquest united most of Europe against him

    • European people began to have extreme Nationalist feelings

    • He was unable to invade and conquer Great Britain

    • There was a weak economy


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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

  • Fall of Napoleon

    • Invasion of Russia

      • Napoleon built the Grand Army of 600,000 soldiers

      • Invaded in 1812

      • Defeated the Russians but Tsar Alexander I refused to suffered

      • The harsh Russian winter severely hurt the army (Hunger, suicide) Very few soldiers were left alive

      • Napoleon was forced to retreat in defeat


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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

  • Fall of Napoleon

    • Napoleon went into exile after the Russian defeat

    • Reappeared in March of 1815 to briefly take over France again

    • He was finally defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815

    • He was imprisoned on a remote island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean where he died in 1821


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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

  • Restoring Order

    • Congress of Vienna (1814-1815) was set up to:

      • redraw the boundaries of Europe

      • Restored former Rulers in their countries

      • Created a Balance of Power to keep any one country from dominating Europe


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