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the social & political system of France in 1700s- people of France were divided into 3 large estates
3 large social classes before the French Revolution - 1st: Church and clergy
This body had the power to create laws and to approve or reject declarations of war, but king still had executive power to enforce laws
Parisian workers and small shopkeepers who wanted the Revolution to bring changes in France
A radical political organization, where people who were involved in governmental changes in September 1792
Battle of Trafalgar
Lost by Napoleon and ensured that British navy was more superior and look for other ways to destroy Britain
a forcible closing of ports - prevent all trade and communication between one country and others
Napoleon's policy of preventing trade between Britain and continental Europe; intended to destroy Britain
Spanish peasant fighters who fought in either large or small groups and ambushed French armies
a conflict where Spanish rebels, with help of Britain, fought to drive French out of Spanish territories
involved burning grain fields and killing livestock so enemies won't have anything to eat
Battle of Waterloo
The last battle for Napoleon; Britain and Prussian army fight French - on June 18, 1815
Congress of Vienna
a congress set up to achieve the goal of a one collective security and stability on the whole continent
agreement that as many rulers who were driven from their powers by Napoleon would be restored back to their thrones
a league of European nations formed by the leaders of Russia, Prussia, and Austria after the Congress of Vienna.
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