The French Revolution Chapter work


KEY Events in the Life of Napoleon:

1769 - Napoleon Born in Corsica
1785 - Receives a commission as an artillery officer
1795 - Suppresses a royalist revolt (A Whiff of Grapeshot)
1798 - Egyptian Expedition / Battle of the Nile
1799 - 18 Brumaire coup d'etat
1799 - First Consul
1801 - Concordat with the Catholic Church
1804 - Proclaimed Emperor of the French
1804 - Napoleonic Code
1805 - Battle of Austerlitz
1805 - Battle of Trafalgar (Adm. Lord Nelson - Another One!)
1806 - Continental System
1812 - Invasion of Russia
1813 - Battle of Leipzig
1814 - Exile to Elba
1815 - Escape / Battle of Waterloo
1815 - Second Exile to St. Helena (Another One!)
1821 - Dies in Exile


F.R. Test Prep


Ancien Regime

Estates General of 1789

The National Assembly

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen

Napoleon Red Bull Commercial

Napoleon's Downfall

I am also going to give you a link to a reading that I feel we did not have time to read or discuss, but I feel that it would really help students who still need help with the idea of Napoleon as an enlightened despot. Check it out here.

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