Radical rule in France finally came to an end when what happened to Robespierre and his other leaders
of the Jacobin party:
After the end of radical rule, France is government by 5 men known who called themselves the
These men are conservative men of property.
However, they failed to address these
areas for France:
Economic issues, and military issues.
The Reign of Napoleon Bonaparte:
France becomes a Military Dictatorship
His background and training:
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), from Corsican noble family, attended
French military schools.
He was an army officer under King Louis XIV, brilliant military strategist and
named General at age 24.
joins Directory 1799, and then he overthrew it.
imposed a new
constitution on France which restored order.
At first, he named self “Consul for life” in 1802 and
in 1804; he was consecrated as the
24) Napoleon Bonaparte came to power through a coup d’etat.