Feb2 - The French Revolution and Napolean, 1794-1815 Why...

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The French Revolution and Napolean, 1794-1815 Why does Napoleon come to power? What is the nature of his rule? What is his legacy? Why does Germany not have a revolution? What was the impact of the French Revolution on Germany? Key Terms · The 18 th Brumaire · The Napoleonic Code · Battle of Jena and the “End of History” · Hegel’s Great Man Theory of History · Zeitgeist – great man, spirit of the age · Partitions of Poland (1772, 1792, 1795) · The Confederation of the Rhine I. A “World Historic” Individual: Napoleon in France and Europe, 1800-1815 Becoming Master of France o Corsican Origins and Italian Campaigns Corsican origins may have shaped his approach to France o Became a lieutenant at age 16 o Egyptian Debacle and the 18 th Brumaire o From First Consul to Consul for Life (1802) o Emperor (December 2, 1804) § Consecration of Napoleon as Emperor (Jean-Jacques David) An Enlightened Dictator o Forced Social Equality
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course HIST 152 taught by Professor Hunt during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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