Flashcards in Napoleon Deck (24):
Mention positive things that Napoleon did at first
He solved the economy, beat all nations (except Britain), and gave stability to France
At first, when Napoleon was a general, he was sent to Italy to fight whom, and what happened afterwards?
He was sent to fight Austria, and after that he created the Italian Republic
In order to try to fight the British, he goes to Egypt and what happens?
He wins in land and loses in sea against Nelson. This loss is known as the "Battle of the Nile"
In 1799, Napoleon becomes the first consul and what happens then?
He declares war on Austria, Russia & Britain
In 1800, a plebiscite elected him what?
Consul for life
In 1804, Napoleon becomes -------- of France.
Napoleon makes Pope Pius VII sign what?
Concordant, in which he recognizes importance of the Church, but this is controlled by the state inside France
What did Napoleon do in terms of education?
He creates the lycée, and public education (for men only)
What is a meritocracy?
a system in which such people are rewarded and advanced based on their progress and abilities
Napoleon betters taxes and creates what based on Britain?
Bank of France
He writes down a series of laws, the Napoleonic Code, and what changes?
Slavery comes back, controls the press, and is totally against women
Napoleon creates the CONTINENTAL SYSTEM, what for?
So nobody can trade with England
What happens in the Battle of Trafalgar?
Spain and France lose their navy against England
It would've been ideal to begin a revolution in England, but this is nearly impossible why?
The parliamentary monarchy (government) is very stable, they've got the best navy, they have the best economy due to the Industrial Revolution and the Bank of England
Relate Napoleon to the Mexican Independece
Which countries form the Congress of Vienna?
Austria, Prussia, Russia, Britain & France
What were the Congress of Vienna's goals?
Peace, restore the old monarchies, decide what to keep and what not to keep from the French Revolution, and have a balance so no one becomes too powerful-like Napoleon
Napoleon was defeated in a final battle, which one?
Battle of Waterloo
What does Austria achieve after defeating Napoleon?
Control of the German kingdom
What does Prussia achieve after defeating Napoleon?
What does Russia achieve after defeating Napoleon?
Poland & an alliance
What does Britain achieve after defeating Napoleon?
They expand freely, and create tension in order to have a strong France
What does France achieve after defeating Napoleon?