UNIT 1 LESSON 6 - UNIT 1 LESSON 6 THE AGE OF NAPOLEON INTRODUCTION You will observe the rise to power of Napoleon Bonaparte in this tutorial and

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UNIT 1 LESSON 6 THE AGE OF NAPOLEON INTRODUCTION You will observe the rise to power of Napoleon Bonaparte in this tutorial, and examine the success of the Napoleonic Wars. You can also explore French culture under the rule of Napoleon and the effect on Europe of his reign. Finally, you will hear about French people' privileges in the kingdom of Napoleon. KEY TERMS Abdicate Abdication is the act of formally relinquishing monarchical authority. Abdications have played various roles in the succession procedures of monarchies. Annex append or add as an extra or subordinate part, especially to a document. Concert of Europe The Concert of Europe refers to a general consensus among the Great Powers of 19th Century Europe to maintain the European balance of power and the integrity of territorial boundaries. Congress of Vienna A series of meetings in 1814-15 in Vienna, during which the European leaders sought to establish long lasting peace and security after the defeat of Napoleon. Continental System Continental System, in the Napoleonic wars, the blockade designed by Napoleon to paralyze Great Britain through the destruction of British commerce. The decrees of Berlin (November 21, 1806) and Milan (December 17, 1807) proclaimed a blockade: neutrals and French allies were not to trade with the British. guerilla warfare Guerrilla warfare, also spelled guerilla warfare, a type of warfare fought by irregulars in fast-moving, small-scale actions against orthodox military and police forces and, on

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