The Age of Napoleon

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  • The Battle of Toulon

    The Battle of Toulon
    The Franco-Spanish fleet fought off Britian's Mediterranean fleet. Britain was forced to withdraw.
  • Napoleon is born.

    Napoleon is born.
    On August 15, 1769 Napoleon is born on the island of Corsica.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    The storming of the Bastille and the start of the French Revolution.
  • 18 Brumaire Coup

    18 Brumaire Coup
    Napoleon founded it in order to be the First Counsul of France. It ended the French Revolution.
  • First Counsul for Life

    First Counsul for Life
    The First Counsul for Life was established by Napoleon. The constitution VIII was accepted by plebicite. This constitution made Napoleon dictator of France.
  • Napoleonic Code

    Napoleonic Code
    The Napoleonic Code forbade privilages based on birth, allowed freedom of religion and said that governmnet jobs go to the most qualified.
  • Napoleon's Cornation

    Napoleon's Cornation
    Napoleon was crowned Emeror of France.
  • Battle of Trafalgar

    Battle of Trafalgar
    The Battle of Trafalgar was a naval battle of the Brittish Navy and the French and Spanish navies.
  • battle of Austerlitz

    battle of Austerlitz
    The French army defeated the Russo-Austrian army after nine hours.
  • Retreat from Moscow

    Retreat from Moscow
    After the Battle of Borodino was fought between Frnce and Russia, Napoleon entered Moscow hoping to find supplies, but instead found that the Russian army had burnt down everything. Knowing that winter was coming and they had very few supplies left, Napoleon retreated back to France.
  • Battle of Leipzig

    Battle of Leipzig
    French army fought agains the combined armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria and Sweden. It was Napoleon's first defeat as well as the largest battle in Europe before World War I.
  • Napoleon's Exile to Elba

    Napoleon was captured by the British and exiled to the island of Elba.
  • Battle of Waterloo

    Battle of Waterloo
    This was a battle of Napolian against the Seventh Coalition. This was Napoleon's last battle and ended his rule of French Emperor.
  • Exile to St. Helena

    Exile to St. Helena
    Napoleon was exiled to St. Helena. He would never return to France.
  • Napoleon's Death

    Napoleon's Death
    Napoleon died on St. Helena on May 5, 1821. Doctors think he might have died from stomach cancer.
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    The Reign of Terror

    A time of violence after the French Revolution. All those against the revolution were being killed.
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    Egyptian Campaign

    Napoleon was trying to create more trading relations. The campaign was a failure.
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    Continental System

    Napoleon made a forgien policy against Britian. His goal was to stop British commerce.
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    Peninsular War

    It was a military conflict of France against United Kingdoms, Spain and Potugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula.
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    Invasion of Russia

    Napoleon wanted Russia's trade to stop with England. He chased the Russian amry through Russia, only to turn back because of the coming winter.
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    Hundered Days

    The "Hundered Days" marks the hundered days of Napoleon's reign from returning from exile on Elba, to the restoration of Louis XVIII on the French Throne.