Napoleon Creates An Empire
How did L'Ouverture's revolution benefit the United States?
How did the Battle of the Trafalgar show the importance of Naval power?
How did Napoleon's belief in equal opportunity conflict with his method of selecting leaders for puppet government
Napoleon wanted to control the Eastern Europe, and reassert the french power to the Americans.
When the idea of the revolutionary war reached the planters in saint Domingue, they demanded for the national assembly of the privileges of France.
Eventually they enslaved Africans in the colony and they demanded their rights
A civil war erupted and they enslaved Africans under the leadership of what is called under the leadership of Toussaint
Loss of the American Territories
Napoleon decide to take back the colony and restore the productive sugar industry.
Napoleon crushed the opposition
The commander of the army could never predict the next move from him.
They often took some heavy loses
Napoleon issued a proclamation expression his respect for the troops.
How did Napoleon's empire remain at it peak?
After a failure of the Saint Domingue, Napoleon decide to cut his loses In America
Napoleon a good benefit out of this, he would gain money to do some operation in Europe.
He offered to sell the Louisiana territory to the United states, in 1803 President Jefferson's administration agreed to purchase the land.
the Battle of Trafalgar
Napoleon only lost one major battle.
the is naval defeat however was important than all of his victories.
The battle was called Trafalgar it took place in south coast of Spain.
The destruction of the french fleet had major results
Eventually Napoleon's extravagant effort to crush Britain would lead to his own down fall.
It first insured that the supremacy for the British for the next 100 years.
He also had to surrender his plans for attacking Britain.
The French Empire
Napoleons victories had given him mastery for most of Europe
Napoleon also controlled multiple independent countries.
Napoleon attached his alliances through, but they were not totally under his control. They were also manipulated by threats of the military
The French Empire was very big but was very unstable.
Napoleon was able to keep this stable for 5 years but then it fell apart, this was caused by his actions.
The rulers of the countries were his puppets but some in fact were
part of the family.
Napoleon Rules France
What made the admissions policies of the Lycees significant?
The school was open to male students of all backgrounds.
Was the reason it was only guys was because girls were still not equal then?
After the students graduate they became appointed to public office.
Did Napoleon make the French government stronger or weaker?
Restoring Order at Home
After the plebiscite approved a new constitution. Napoleon was voted overwhelmingly in favor.
Napoleon kept a lot of changes that came with the revolution and didn't try to change anything back to the way Louis XVI had things.
He supported most of the laws that would achieve some of the goals of the revolution and strengthen the central government.
Get the economy on solid footing.
He established a national banking system.
He also set up an efficient method of tax collection
: Napoleon tried to end corruption and inefficiency in government
He dismissed corrupt government officals
What caused Napoleon to reach an agreement with the Pope?
Napoleon Crowned as Emperor
Napoleon came up with a set of laws that was one fo his greatest works, the
Napoleon signed the
t with Pope Pius VII
By doing this Napoleon gained the support of the
and many of the
Napoleon became emperor on
December 2, 1804
Napoleon Seizes power
Napoleon Bonaparte was born in 1769 at the age of 16 he became a lieutenant
Through this position he was able to defend the delegates and was honored through out Spain
Through this defense he was appointed to lead a French army against Austria and the Kingdom of Sardinia
Napoleons hidden mistake
In attempt to disrupt British trade in Egypt his army was pinned down. His naval forces were destroyed
He was able to keep this quite to save his public image
How would Napoleons Image change if word of his lose got out?
Fall of France Directory
In 1799 the Directory lost control and the confidence of the French people
When Napoleon returned his friends urged him to take power
Napoleon takes title of first consul November 1799
This sudden replacement of power was called coup détat
Why was Napoleon a good fit for Directory?
Won many battles in the alps