Napoleon Forges an Empire (Napoleon Seizes Power (Napoleon Bonaparte…
Napoleon Forges an Empire
Napoleon Rules France
Napoleon Seizes Power
What evidence shows that Napoleon cared about his image?
Napoleon fought with the French to help out. even when he was First counsilman. He also got Russia, Britain and Austria to sign a peace agreenment making Europe peaceful for the first time in 10 years.
How would you compare Napoleon’s actions in October 1795 and November 1799?
In 1995, Napoleon was just a military man following orders, but in 1799, Napoleon is first Council and is now in control
Hero of the Hour
Napoleon became hero of the hour & was Hailed throughout Paris as Savior of French Republic
Atttackers fled in panic and confusion
Napolean and gunners greeted the thousands of royalists with a cannonade
Government Official told Napoleon to defend delegates
Royalist rebels marched on the National Convention
Napoleon & troops cross Alps & swept into Italy winning a series of remarkable victories
Led an expadition to Egypt to atempt to protect French trade interests & disrupt British trade with India.
Napoleon's Army was pinned down in Egypt and the British admiral, Horatio Nelson, defeated his Naval forces
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Leadership: To be responsible for guiding a group of people or nation
Directory appointed Napoleon to lead a French Army against the Austria and Kingdom of Sardina
Parents sent him to a military school when he was 9
Finished school at the age of 16 in 1785 and became a lieutenant in the artillery
Born in 1769 on Mediterranean Island of Corsica
Joined the army of the new government when revolution broke out
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Directory lost control of political situation and the confidence of The french by 1799
Definition of Coup d'état- "Blow to the State"
France is still at War at this time
Later, all 3 nations sign a peace agreenment with France
Europe is at peace for the first time in 10 years by 1802
Napoleon Rode from Paris at the head of his troop once again
Napoleon is now free to focus on restoring order in France
Britian, Austria, and Russia joined forces to drive Napoleon out of power
Change: To make or become different
Napoleon returned from Egypt and took action in Early November 1799
HIs troops surrounded the national legislature driving out most of it's members
Remaining lawmakers voted to dissolve the directory and establish a group of 3 consuls, one who was Napoleon who quickly took the title of first council assuming the powers of a dictator
Napoleon Creates an Empire