Napoleonic Era

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  • Hobbes writes "Leviathan"

    Hobbes writes "Leviathan"
    Its name derives from the biblical Leviathan. The work concerns the structure of society and legitimate government
  • John Locke publication

    Digital locke project
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    French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War is the common American name for the war between Great Britain and France in North America from 1754 to 1763.
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    American Revolution

    began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a global war between several European great powers.
  • Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 of the 577 members from the Third Estate
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    The medieval fortress and prison in Paris known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris. While the prison only contained seven inmates at the time of its storming, its fall was the flashpoint of the French Revolution
  • Execution of the Louis XVI

    Execution of the Louis XVI
    Executed by the guillotine
  • Committee of Public Safety

    Committee of Public Safety
    its role of protecting the newly established republic against foreign attacks and internal rebellion
  • Execution of Robespierre

    Execution of Robespierre
    guillotined without trial
  • Napoleon disbands the Directory

    Napoléon Bonaparte overthrew the Directory and replaced it with the Consulate
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    Napoleon becomes Emporer

    Napoleon takes rule as leader of the empire
  • Napoleon Invades Portugal

    Napoleon invades and seizes Portugal
  • Napoleon Invades Mother Russia

    Climax of the Napoleonic wars, serverely reduced french and allied invasion forces
  • Napoleon's first exile

    Sent to island of Alba
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    Congress of Vienna

    Conference of ambassadors of most European states, chaired by Metternich, also held in Vienna from September 1814, to June 1815
  • Defeat at Waterloo

    British hold off French
  • Exiled to St. Helena

    Exiled and dies here in 1821
  • Death of Napoleon

    Napoleon dies