Napoleon<br />1795-1815<br />
Rise to Power<br />Minor Corsican Nobility<br />Intelligent, Military Talent<br />Military and Technical Eduation<br />Enl...
First Consulate<br />Napoleon removes Director AbbéSiéyès and establishes the Constitution of the Year VIII<br />Universal...
1804 Napoleonic Code<br />Public trials, juries, basic freedoms of Revolution, etc.<br />Eliminates feudal privileges, ser...
Napoleonic Wars<br />Military Innovations<br />Strategic use of Artillery<br />Napoleonic Columns<br />Mass Military<br />...
Napoleonic Empire<br />
Napoleon’s Weaknesses<br />Need for Total Control: Pride? Fear of Weakness? Accident of History?<br />Exhaustion<br />Avoi...
Charles Joseph Minard, 1861<br />
Napoleon’s Defeats<br />Austerlitz, Waterloo<br />Exiled to St. Helena, Elba<br />Congress of Vienna<br />Preventing Anoth...
Napoleon’s Legacies<br />Stabilization of Revolution<br />Napoleonic Code<br />Sale of Louisiana Territory to United State...
<ul><li>Minard Map from Wikipedia image collection
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Napoleon, in brief

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  • 1. Napoleon<br />1795-1815<br />
  • 2. Rise to Power<br />Minor Corsican Nobility<br />Intelligent, Military Talent<br />Military and Technical Eduation<br />Enlightenment Values: Jacobin partisan<br />Rose Rapidly in Revolutionary Army<br />Politically Astute<br />puts down Royalists in 1795, 1797<br />
  • 3. First Consulate<br />Napoleon removes Director AbbéSiéyès and establishes the Constitution of the Year VIII<br />Universal Male Suffrage, <br />First Consul (Napoleon) in full authority<br />Napoleon-appointed Senate, confirming legislation suggested by Napoleon-appointed Council of State. <br />Secret Police, Censorship (60 of 73 newspapers shut down), arrest and execution of royalists<br />Concordat with Roman Catholic Church, Organic Articles legalize Protestantism, Judaism<br />
  • 4. 1804 Napoleonic Code<br />Public trials, juries, basic freedoms of Revolution, etc.<br />Eliminates feudal privileges, serfdom, guilds, Church authority<br />renews Revolutionary prohibition on worker organizations and guilds<br />women 2nd class citizens:<br />primacy of father over children and husband over wife<br />Women’s property controlled by husbands<br />divorce difficult; code eliminates exceptions and customary escapes<br />But mandates distribution of inheritance among all children<br />Code Napoleon spreads with conquests<br />
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  • 6. Napoleonic Wars<br />Military Innovations<br />Strategic use of Artillery<br />Napoleonic Columns<br />Mass Military<br />General Staff System<br />Operational Independence<br />Hinge<br />“An Army Travels On Its Stomach”<br />
  • 7. Napoleonic Empire<br />
  • 8. Napoleon’s Weaknesses<br />Need for Total Control: Pride? Fear of Weakness? Accident of History?<br />Exhaustion<br />Avoidance<br />England: Navy<br />Spain: guerrilla<br />Russia: Scorched Earth<br />
  • 9. Charles Joseph Minard, 1861<br />
  • 10. Napoleon’s Defeats<br />Austerlitz, Waterloo<br />Exiled to St. Helena, Elba<br />Congress of Vienna<br />Preventing Another Napoleon<br />France returned to 1792 Borders<br />Monarchy Legitimized<br />Commitment to Stability<br />Treaties Binding on States, not leaders<br />
  • 11. Napoleon’s Legacies<br />Stabilization of Revolution<br />Napoleonic Code<br />Sale of Louisiana Territory to United States<br />Congress of Vienna and Balance of Power system<br />Reactive Nationalism<br />
  • 12. <ul><li>Minard Map from Wikipedia image collection
  • 13. Strayer Map from Ways of the World
  • 14. Paintings of Napoleon from http://library.thinkquest.org/C0110901/standard/gallery.html
  • 15. For Full Chronology, see http://dresnerworld.edublogs.org/resources/french-revolution-napoleonic/</li>

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