03-22-2007

03-22-2007 - French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleon The...

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03-22-2007 French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleon, The innovations of: - citizen armies, which led to mass conscript armies - Patriotism, which led to nationalism throughout Europe 1789- French population became tired of the opulent ways of the nobles. Fall of the Bastille- though it fell because of the hatred the Bastille was also an arms store and the people wanted to arm themselves. A few days before the revolt, the king called in the troops to Paris (17,000). There was no place for the troops to stay and the soldiers begin to join the revolution. The peasants get nervous upon the arrival of the troops. The soldiers help the citizens seize the Bastille and citizens become soldiers and soldiers become citizens. - 1771- Guibert thought that having a citizen army that was united by patriotism ( patrie ) but the French social structure at the time did not support the idea, too much division between class. -1791- Volunteer army in France begins, the nobles start leaving and the army begins to
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PWAD 490 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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