Chapter 18

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In History
  • Napoleon was born

    Napoleon was born
    He was born in Corsica. He was the son of a lawyer whose family came from the Florentine noblilty.
  • The French Revolution begins

    The French Revolution begins
    The French Revolution was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799.
  • Louis Back To Paris

    Louis Back To Paris
    It had been a group of women who convinced Louis XVI to return to Paris from Versallies.
  • Olympe de Gouges writes declaration wties declaration of right for women

    Olympe de Gouges writes declaration wties declaration of right for women
    wrote pamphlets and plays on a variety of issues, including slavery, which she attacked as being founded on greed and blind prejudice. In this pamphlet she provides a declaration of the rights of women to parallel the one for men, thus criticizing the deputies for having forgotten women. She addressed the pamphlet to the Queen, Marie Antoinette.
  • National Convention splits into factions

    National Convention splits into factions
    Conflict and fractions sprung up everywhere.King Louis XVI became a prisoner on August 10, and the current ruling body, the Legislative Assembly, was ousted. The citizens of Paris rioted in September, killing over a thousand, including nobles and clergymen.
  • King Louis XVI is executed

    King Louis XVI is executed
    King Louis and his wife was forced to move. They were convicted of conspiracy with foreign powers and sentenced to death by the French National Convention,
  • Reign of terror ends

    Reign of terror ends
    a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the French Revolution, incited by conflict between rival political factions
  • Robespierre

    Robespierre
    Robespierre was a very powerful man and was obsessed woth ridding France of all its corrupt elements. People were scared of him but finally stood up and had enough votes to condemn him.
  • New constitution is created

    New constitution is created
    The Constitution of 22 August 1795 (also known as the Constitution of the Year III, or the Constitution of 5 Fructidor) was a national constitution of France ratified by the National Convention on 22 August 1795 during the French Revolution.
  • Napolean participates in coup d'etat that topples French government

    Napolean participates in coup d'etat that topples French government
    The coup of 18 Brumaire brought General Napoleon Bonaparte to power as First Consul of France, and, in the view of most historians, ended the French Revolution
  • Napolean reaches agreement with the pope

    Napolean reaches agreement with the pope
    It solidified the Roman Catholic Church as the majority church of France and brought back most of its civil status
  • Napoleon made consul for life

    Napoleon made consul for life
    Became the First Consul at 30 years of age.As First Consul, Napoleon was clearly the highest power in the land, and a fairly absolutist ruler.
  • Napoleon is crowned Emperor

    Napoleon is crowned Emperor
    He was crowned by Pope Pius VII as Napoleon I, on 2 December 1804 at Notre Dame de Paris and then crowned Joséphine Empress. According to legend, Napoleon seized the crown out of the hands of the pope at the last minute and crowned himself to avoid being subject to papal authority.
  • British defeat French and Spanish at Trafalagar

    British defeat French and Spanish at Trafalagar
    The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815).
  • Master of Europe

    Master of Europe
    Napoleon was the maser of urope until 1812.
  • Nobles

    Nobles
    Napoleon created 3,263 nobles between 1808 and 1814.
  • Napoleon invades Russia

    Napoleon invades Russia
    The invasion of Russia was an attempt to force Tsar Alexander I to submit once again to the terms of a treaty that Napoleon had imposed upon him four years earlier.
  • Paris was captured

    Paris was captured
    Napoleon was sent to exile on the island of Elba.
  • Duke of Wellington and his army degeat Napoleon at Waterloo

    Duke of Wellington and his army degeat Napoleon at Waterloo
    Brought an end to the Napoleonic era of European history
  • Paris Entry

    Paris Entry
    Napoleon made his entry into Paris in truimph.