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Rise and Fall of Napoleon
Terms in this set (26)
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.
This was the civil code put out by Napoleon that granted equality of all male citizens before the law and granted absolute security of wealth and private property. Napoleon also secured this by creating the Bank of France which loyally served the interests of both the state and the financial oligarchy
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
Former slave whom aided in the independence of Haiti from the French.
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?
South Atlantic island. Napoleon's final home after the Battle of Waterloo.
Klemens von Metternich
Austrian foreign minister who basically controlled the Congress of Vienna. Wanted to promote peace, conservatism, and the repression of libaral nationalism throughout Europe.
Passed by Napoleon. Took away many of the rights gained by women, aimed at reestablihing the "family monarchy". Modified after Napoleon's defeat.
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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