Flashcards in Ch. 3.3 The Age of Napoleon Deck (12)
gov't that is ideally a republic (Napoleon gained absolute power)
sense of unique identity of a people. found in common language, religion, etc.
"He focused on developing a bureaucracy of CAPABLE officials."
"These revolutionary principles were important in developing LIBERAL traditions in these countries."
(p) Napoleon Bonaparte
born in 1769. attended military school. rose through ranks to become general. took part in coup d'etat of 1799. became consul--->consul for life--->emperor. set peace with Catholic Church. create law codes. create new centralized administration. create French Empire. try to cut off trade with Britain, failed. defeated at Russia, exiled, defeated again at Belgium, exiled
(p) Civil Code
Napoleonic Code. equality of citizens, right to choose job, religious toleration, abolition of serfdom and feudalism. women and children lost many rights.
(p) Anne-Louise-Germaine de Stael
prominent writer. at first support Napoleon--->clash repeatedly. her books banned in France. exiled.
(p) Duke of Wellington
led combined British and Prussian army on June 1815. defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, Belgium
Napoleon born here. French owned island.
Napoleon's Grand Army reached here. found city on fire. scorched-earth tactic. no supplies or food. forced to "Great Retreat"
Napoleon exiled here after defeat at Russia. (Louis XVIII restored to power in this time)