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History 9- Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna
Terms in this set (21)
Where was Napoleon from?
Corsica (island off of Italy)
-A blockade instituted by Napoleon to stop continental Europe by cutting off their trade routes
-Failed because it blocked his allies off
-Became a high power in military at a young age
-Emperor of France
-Increased focus on education
Military losses of Napoleon
-Battle of Trafalgar
Military school that Napoleon attended?
Brienne Military Academy
Napoleons laws he enforced in France were called?
The Napoleonic Code
Major change made by the Napoleonic Code?
Took away privileges from classes; all people equal under the law
Also: limited liberty and promoted order and authority over individual rights (slideshare)
3 major mistakes by Napoleon
-not beating prussians entirely at Waterloo
Two places Napoleon was exiled to
Elba (1st)- after the defeat by the Russians; escaped because of poor guarding
St. Helena (2nd)- after loss at Waterloo; died here
Where was Napoleon's last battle?
Waterloo against Prussia and England
Where did Napoleon lose most of his troops?
What was the name of the plan made to restore Europe called
Congress of Vienna
examples of how the congress of Vienna restores Europe
-adopted concept of Legitimacy = whatever king was kicked out when Napoleon took power has the right to the throne
-took map of Europe and drew it back to before Napoleon took over
Who defeated Napoleon
Duke of Wellington
Results on Europe
-Most of Europe wasn't ready for a democracy and the idea of the sudden drastic change
-Time of peace no war for 100 years
-made to the US for $15 million
-needed to sell land to prepare for upcoming war
Napoleon "saved the revolution" because he....
drove the royalists out of Italy and is considered a "national hero" -> leads to becoming emperor of france
Who crowned napoleon emperor?
Himself: he took the crown out of the popes hands and crowned himself, as he did not anyone to think there was someone of higher authority than him
at the meeting before napoleons final defeat, Metternich's 3 goals for the congress of vienna were: (in slideshare)
1. prevent future french aggression by surrounding them by stronger countries
2. balance of pwr across europe = not one country would dominate over another
3. restore royal families to their thrones
3 things napoleon wanted to keep stable in france
-efficient method of tax collection
-national banking system
-wanted to restore position of catholic church in france (in slideshare)
-uniform laws =
What was the type of government most people adapted after napoleon
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