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This was a system of laws developed by Napoleon and used throughout his empire.. It embodied Enlightened principles such as equality of citizens b/f the law, religious toleration, and advancement based on merit. It did, however, strip women of many rights.
This was Napoleon's plan to destroy the British economy. He planned to shut off all continental European ports to British trade. It backfired as the British blockaded those ports so continentals could not trade with themselves.
This is a "yes or no" decision in which the people are allowed to vote. Napoleon held one b/f each step in his rise to power.
This was the name of the 3 man government that replaced the corrupt Directory as the government of France. Napoleon was one of the consuls.
This was a naval battle in which the British under Horatio Nelson defeated a French force. This loss prevented Napoleon from invading Britain.
This is a technique of war in which a country uses ships to cut off trade entering or leaving a port.
This man was a military hero who took control of the French government during the revolution, named himself emperor, and conquered much of Europe.
Confederation of the Rhine
This was an organization of German states set up by Napoleon after he conquered the German states. The organization was designed as a satellite state to France, but it actually sparked nationalism among Germans trying to throw off French rule.
This means to add territory to an existing state.
Concordat of 1801
This was an agreement b/w Napoleon and the Catholic Church. It brought the Catholic Church back into France, but it was under Napoleon's control.
Congress of Vienna
This was the peace conference that ended the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in Europe. It's leaders were conservatives and wanted to change Europe back to the way it was b/f the French Revolution.
Concert of Europe
This was the peace keeping organization set up by the Congress of Vienna. It included al the major European states and it's leaders pledged to stop any uprisings based on the ideals of the French Revolution.
This is a type of warfare in which hit and run tactics are used. It is usually fought by people who are not regular soldiers, but part of a civilian militia.
This is the principle of putting all of the rightful heirs (members of royal families) back on the thrones of Europe after the Napoleonic Wars.
This was Napoleon's last battle. It was in Belgium, and the British under the Duke of Wellington and other countries defeated the French.
This means to step down from power and give up the throne.
Clemens von Metternich
This Austrian prince was the leader of the Congress of Vienna. A conservative, he wanted to return Europe to the status quo (the way things are) of 1792.
Battle of Nations
This was a battle in 1813 at Leipzig (Germany). A combined force defeated Napoleon and later forced him to abdicate his throne for the first time.
scorched earth policy
Destroying crops and livestock so that one's enemy has nothing to use for food as they invade. Used by the Russians when Napoleon invaded in 1812.
coup de etat
The act of taking over and replacing a government by force
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