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French revolution part 2
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The national convention cris stopped work on the new constitution and established what?
Committee of public saftey
Committee of Public Safety sought to rid France of ___
Enemies of the revolution
Who was the leader of the committee of public safety?
Approximately how many died during the reign of terror
How were most of the people killed during the reign of terror?
What was established to increase the strength of the French military?
When the constitution of 1795 was written in France what was established?
Legistlative Branch of the directory was elected by literate _____
The executive branch of the directory was made up of 5____
Members of the Executive Branch of the directory were chosen by whom?
List 3 problmbs the directory in France faces.
-Corrupt legislators bribed
-city workers rioted due to inflation caused by directory
-continued to be aggressive in war
Napoleon became a general in the Grenache army at what age?
Napoleon became a French hero after victories over what two countries?
Napoleon eventually married Josephine who was considered a ____ with political connections
What two things did Napoleon and the two directors do when they overthrew the directory?
-wrote a new constitution
-Napoleon named first council
In 1804, Napoleon named himself emperor of France with a ceremony with __
Napoleon had absolute power but needed to maintain ___to keep that power
Name three of reforms that were apart of napoleonic code
-all men equal before the law
-freedom of religion
-eliminated many rights to women
List three things the bank of France was allowed to do after Napoleon created it.
-deposited tax money
-issued paper money
____were government run schools that trained officers in France
Name two things the concords by or 1801 did
-stopped elections of bishops
-church property was not returned to the church
What continent did Napoleon control from 1807 to 1812?
What 3 ideas did Napoleon bring to the nations he defeated?
-end of serfdom
Napoleon attempted to weaken Great Britain by establishing what?
The continental system ordered European nations to stop trading with ____
In response to the continental system who began to tax all ships bound for France?
What country was hurt by the continental system the most?
Europe's Nations began to resent Napoleon for several reasons. List 3 of them
-soldiers forced to serve in napoleons army
-leaders wanted traditional customs again
Opposition to Napoleon began in places like ___ who rebuilt their army
What country Began to prevarication guerrilla warfare in response to Napoleon?
What Russian czar broke the continental system and began trading with Britain?
How many men did Napoleon organize for his invasion of Russia?
When Napoleon entered Russia they didn't fight instead they_____
When the Russians destroyed their crops and livestock so Napoleon couldn't use them, it was referred to as
Scorched earth policy
Where did Napoleon and the Russians finally fight at?
Napoleon may have defeated the Russians , but what two things caused him to retreat out of Russia?
-approaching Russian winter
-Napoleon had no supplies or shelter
What did the Russian army do when Napoleons forced retreated
How many of napoleons troops came back from Russia?
After the retreat out of Russia what 4 countries attacked and defeated Napoleon?
After his first defeat Napoleon event into exile on what island in the Mediterranean Sea?
After Napoleon went into exile the king in the Mediterranean who became king of France?
Louis XVIII ( 18th)
What 2 reforms that Napoleon began did Louis XVIII keep in place?
One of the problmens Lous XVIII faced after napoleons exile was the demands the ___
Louis XVIII had to honor many things about the French Revolution to maintain?
What 2 things did Napoleon do when he returned from his exile?
-remove Louis XVIII from power
-form an army
What 2 counties attacked when Napoleon retook Control of France?
Britain and Prussia
Where did Napoleon have his final defeat on the battle field?
Where did Napoleon go into exile after his final defeat?
Napoleons return to power in grace was knows as what ?
The main goal of the "congress of vienna"
The congress of Vienna was dominated by what political group?
Prince Metternich of ___ led the congress of Vienna leggings
The congress of Vienna sought to restore the power of ___across most European countries
After the congress of Vienna France was reduced to its ____ boundaries
During the age of Metternich he tried to avoid revolutions and maintain the ___ in Europe
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