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S T A R T E R. What were the main features of the new constitution of 1799? How was power distributed under the Consulate? What was the senatus-consultum ? Why was the Consulate abandoned in favour of the Empire in 1804?. Pp183-189. Monday, 17 November 2014.

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S t a r t e r
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  • What were the main features of the new constitution of 1799?

  • How was power distributed under the Consulate?

  • What was the senatus-consultum?

  • Why was the Consulate abandoned in favour of the Empire in 1804?

Pp183-189


Monday, 17 November 2014

What was the Consulate like?

KI4 Napoleon’s Consulate 1799-1804.


Monday, 17 November 2014

Session Aims

  • Explain how Napoleon seized and secured power?

  • Investigate the Consulate

  • Assess Napoleon’s methods for keeping control

Events of 1789.


  • 13/02/12 Feb Half term

  • 20/02/12 3

  • 27/02/12 4

  • 05/03/12 4

  • 12/03/12 4  YOU’RE HERE

  • 19/03/12 4

  • 26/03/12 R 1

  • 02/04/12 Easter Hols

  • 09/04/12 Easter Hols

  • 16/04/12 R 2

  • 23/04/12 R 3

  • 30/04/12 R 4

  • 07/05/12 R all

  • 14/05/12 Y12 EXAM


  • The Consulate

  • The Directory was overthrown by the coup of 18 ___1___ (Nov. 9–10, 1799), and the Consulate was established with Bonaparte as ___2___ .

  • The autocratic constitution of the year VIII was accepted by plebiscite. In effect, the constitution established the ___3___ of Bonaparte.

  • As Consul, Napoleon made a point of ruling as a ___4___ , but he was more ___5___ than Louis XVI. Napoleon declared that France had finished with the “___6___ of the revolution.”

  • He centralized the administration, while giving local prefects considerable ___7___ in executing the policies of the central government. Officials and military officers were recruited from several strata of society and from all revolutionary factions, including ___8___ . However they were appointed, not elected, and strict ___9___ was enforced.


  • The Consulate

  • The Directory was overthrown by the coup of 18 Brumaire(Nov. 9–10, 1799), and the Consulate was established with Bonaparte as first consul.

  • The autocratic constitution of the year VIII was accepted by plebiscite. In effect, the constitution established the dictatorshipof Bonaparte.

  • As Consul, Napoleon made a point of ruling as a civilian, but he was more authoritarianthan Louis XVI. Napoleon declared that France had finished with the “romanceof the revolution.”

  • He centralized the administration, while giving local prefects considerable powerin executing the policies of the central government. Officials and military officers were recruited from several strata of society and from all revolutionary factions, including émigrés. However they were appointed, not elected, and strict obediencewas enforced.


Taking the stack of A4 paper, and working TOGETHER you need to create a better storyboard than I did.

Tell the story of Napoleon.


How far was Napoleon a dictator? to create a better storyboard than I did.


The Triumph of Napoleon 1799-1804 to create a better storyboard than I did.

The Consulate –Who held the power?

Tasks

Define the structure of the Consulate

Explain the workings of the Consulate

Assess the level of power gained by Napoleon

Complete the table (p187) that made up the workings of the Consulate

Review this table –Who holds the power in France under this system?

How far has Napoleon consolidated his position?


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