3:Britain And French Wars 1793-1815 Flashcards
How many were in the British army by 1815 Waterloo
What was the Continental System?
These were trade embargoes.Napoliob was trying to stave Britain
How many ships did the British have in 1782 and then in 1802?
1792 : they have 135 ships of the line and 133 frigates
1802: 202 ships of line and 277 frigets and sailors from 16.000 to 135,000.
13 ships were captured or destroyed . He was national hero and got a £2,000 pension
When was the Battle of Trafalgar?
1805 21 October
How many ships did the British have by 1815?
How much did the French Wars (1793-1815) cost?
Cost £1,600 million. Most of it was borrowed and credit.created income tax
How much steel was Cyfartha in South Wales producing ?
500 tons 2787 but by 1812 it was 10,000 tons
How much did Britain give to its alies during the French wars?
Britain gave £50 million to its alies
When was the battle of Talavera
When and what was the battle of Salamanker
July 1812. Wellington beat the French and then entered Madrid
When was Waterloo
18th of June 1815
How many troops did Wellington have and how many did Napoleon have at Waterloo!?!
Wellington had 68,000 and 156 guns .
Napoleon had 72,000
What was the Spithead Mutiny!?!
On the 16th of April 1797 a British fleet refused to go to sea as they demanded better pay and conditions
What was the Nore Mutiny
On the 12 May 1797 ships in the Nore Mutinied. They wanted the power of Veto over officers and pardon for all deserters .they attended to blockade the Thames.they were starved out and moderts retook the ships. 29 were hanged