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Unformatted text preview: Ms, Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY Ms, Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY Napoleons Rise to Power a Earlier military career the Italian Campaigns: 1796-1797 he conquered most of northern Italy for France, and had developed a taste for governing. In northern Italy, he moved to suppress religious orders, end serfdom, and limit age-old noble privilege. Napoleons Rise to Power a Earlier military career the Egyptian Campaign: 1798 he was defeated by a British navy under Admiral Horatio Nelson , who destroyed the French fleet at the Battle of the Nile . Abandoning his troops in Egypt, Napoleon returned to France and received a heros welcome! The Rosetta Stone Jean Francois Champollion Europe in 1800 Napoleon as First Consul a With the government in disarray, Napoleon launched a successful coup d etat on November 9, 1799. a He proclaimed himself First Consul [Julius Caesars title] and did away with the elected Assembly [appointing a Senate instead]. In 1802, he made himself sole Consul for Life. Two years later he proclaimed himself Emperor. The Government of the Consulate a Council of State Proposed the laws. Served as a Cabinet & the highest court. a Tribunate Debated laws, but did not vote on them. a Legislature Voted on laws, but did not discuss or debate them. a Senate Had the right to review and veto legislation. Napoleon Established the Banque de France, 1800 Concordat of 1801 a Napoleon wanted to heal the divisions within the Catholic Church that had developed after the confiscation of Church property and the Civil Constitution of the Clergy. a But, Napoleons clear intent was to use the clergy to prop up his regime. Concordat of 1801 a Catholicism was declared the religion of the majority of Frenchmen. a Papal acceptance of church lands lost during the Revolution. a Bishops subservient to the regime. a Eventually, Pope Pius VII renounced the Concordat, and Napoleon had him brought to France and placed under house arrest. Lycee System of Education a Established by Napoleon in 1801 as an educational reform....
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course HISTORY 103 taught by Professor Livingston during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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