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balance of power
giving each country in Europe equal power, so that one country could not take over another one.
a feeling of loyalty and pride to a specific nation. This was a growing movement in Europe in the 1800's.
French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
Form of government which followed the directory -established by Napoleon-ended when Napoleon was crowned emperor.
Duke of Wellington
leader of the combined British and Prussian army; would defeat Napoleon at Waterloo
The tiny island that Napoleon was granted after his abdication. Off the coast of Italy. (1st exile)
Congress of Vienna
Meeting of representatives of European monarchs called to reestablish the old order after the defeat of Napoleon
the battle on 18 June 1815 in which Napoleon met his final defeat, Located in Belgium, the place where the british army and the prussian army forces attacked the french. Napoleon's final defeat against the British and Prussians
place of napoleons second/last exile and death
Absolute rulers who imposed reforms that would benefit their subjects as well as themselves.
The establishment of a French blockade of English ships from docking in European ports, therefore, crippling English trade. Napoleon's way to keep the British from gaining power.
The island where Napoleon was exiled to after his first defeat as emperor in France.
1812 Invasion of Russia
This was the result of Napoleon's growing frustrations with the inefficiency of the Continental system and his growing interests in the Mediterranean region.
The foreign minister of Austria who helped to manage and control the agreement made by European nations in the Congress of Vienna. He was a conservative and believed in absolutism.
Napoleon mobilized his army against the English and Prussians after his return from Elba. The Prussian army comes to the aid of the English and defeat Napoleon's army
Napoleon's invasion of Spain
What was the direct cause of the rebellions in Latin America in the first part of the 19c?
Britain, Austria, Prussia, and Russia
The Quadruple alliance against Napoleon consisted of what European powers?
1769-1821, a military officer in France who became Emperor in 1804 after the French Revolution
"blow to the State" where a government gets completely thrown out and replaced by another one
a system of laws in France, which limited liberty and promoted order over individual rights
taking over by military force
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