Napoleon

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NAPOLEON (1769-1821) Importance Rise to Power Reforms in France Reforms in Europe
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NAPOLEON Importance Watershed in history  between early modern  and modern Constitutional rule Role of common  people in government Non-traditional  leadership Propaganda Could never have come to  power without the French  Revolution
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NAPOLEON Rise to Power Raised in Corsica Not French but Italian 1795 “Whiff of grapeshot” 1796 Commander of  French army in Italy Military genius Expedition to Egypt 1798- 1799 Overthrew Directory 1799 Remarkable personality
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Map of Egypt
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NAPOLEON Reforms in France,  1799-1805 Debate about his  objectives True son of the  Enlightenment and  Revolution? Really an absolutist? Combined both  models?
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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