Williams 3 the french complain of everything and

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Williams 3“The French complain of everything, and always” (Bonaparte). Nonetheless, one can infer that the French began to grow discontent with Napoleon and his decisions. Though Napoleon was losing focus in his mind the French people began to let him go in their mind. Though Napoleon gave the people everything they wanted focuses begin to shift; therefore Napoleon lost support and commitment from many.Napoleon’s greed caused him to lose the support of the people and his army. Ironically, Napoleon’s need to succeed and thirsts for war and victory lost him his empire. A man’s strength can also be his weakness. But although Napoleon took over and won many wars for France, his greed took over in his attempt to engage in warfare with Russia due to Russia’s predicted joining of alliances with England. In his attempt to take initiative and stop this alliance Napoleon broke his alliance with all of Europe and received nothing but hatred from the European people. He tried to step down because he wanted to save his legacy but he was forced to abdicate by the allied powers. Napoleon understood that his legacy was beginning to diminish so he tried to save it for his heirs to still be able to rule France. People began to realize Napoleon’s power of manipulation and many feared him: the French, the Allies, and many other countries. Due to the widespread fear Napoleon aroused amongst the people, he was then exiled to Elba; where he could cause no more harm. Although Napoleon’s exile didn’t stop him from finishing what he started but rather drove him to try and conquer once again.When Napoleon came back from exile to retake his throne, he was defeated within 115 days at the Battle of Waterloo where all of European forces were determined to remove of him once and for all. No one trusted Napoleon, however the French people were brainwashed into thinking that Napoleon was the best for them because of all the

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