HST111 12:6 lecture notes

HST111 12:6 lecture notes - Nicolas Canel HST111 Napoleon...

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Nicolas Canel HST111 12/6/10 Napoleon Dominated European and French History during 1799-1815 Napoleon: I am the Revolution Great Military ability 1799: held control of France through his position as first counsel Counsel for life 1802 Emperor 1804 –France returns to monarchy Obtained a scholarship to a military school, commissioned in 1785 as a Lieutenant in the Army Not popular: Short, not from wealthy background, came from an Italian family, spoke with an Italian accent, despite being born in Corsica Commanded an artillery battalion, 1794, promoted to brigadier general Given command of army in Italy, because the French army on the Italian cost was not organized, he was given the job of whipping them into shape, and that’s what her did, turning defeat to victory against Austria, 1797, made them admit defeat. Through his military ability and effective decision-making and through leadership and communication skills he won over his troops. Given a heroes welcome after defeating Austria, then was put in charge of the
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course HST 111 taught by Professor Christopherkyle during the Fall '10 term at Syracuse.

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HST111 12:6 lecture notes - Nicolas Canel HST111 Napoleon...

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