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Napoleon Bonaparte

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Key event/word/personAnswer
Italian CampaignDone during War or Battle
Egyptian CampaignAfter, got hero's welcome
Rosetta StoneJean Francois Champollion found it; used to decipher hieroglyphics
First Consul and Emperor of FranceNapoleon
Bank of FranceA bank that got the economy under control; Every citizen to pay taxes
Concordat of 1801Peace with Catholic Church (Napoleon with Pope Pius VII)
Lycee SystemEducation for wealthy; later spread to other countries
Legion of Honor 1802medal
Code Napoleonreformed legal code to show principles of French Revolution
Haitian IndependenceToussaint L'Overture;Napoleon busy so colony revolted
Louisiana Purchasefrom Napoleon
France against Britain-Battle of TrafalgarFor Sea Power
Continental SystemIsolated Great Britain; Economic boycott
Big BlunderRussia vs. France; winter; Russia scorched earth so France couldn't get benefits
6th CoalitionFrance vs. Britain, Russia, Spain, Portugal, etc.; Napoleon's Defeat was outcome
Abdicatesgives up
Treaty of FontainbleauNapoleon exiled to Elba; was still given money and nice place to live
Hundred DayNapoleon comes back to try to regain power; failed
7th CoalitionNapoleon's defeat at Waterloo 1815; banned to St. Helena
Congress of Vienna's objectivechange France back to before revolution(reactionaries)
Austrian PrincePrince Klemens von Metternich
Key Principles of Congress of ViennaBalance of Power, Legitimacy(rightful rulers, Louis XVIII), Compensation(reward nations for helping stop Napoleon), change back to before
Quadruple AllianceEngland, Austria, Prussia, Russia
Poland, then was...no more
LegacyReactionaries failed
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