The main impact of the French Revolution as mentioned in document 9 is it provided instruction for other evolutions in the 19th and 20th century. Napoleon’s conquests spread the Enlightenment ideals of democracy and equality before the law throughout Europe. People all over Europe wanted liberty from their absolute monarchs. The growth of nationalism by the French and the people Napoleon conquered grew and replaced ones feeling of loyalty to monarchs and/or authority. Also, Napoleons’ conquests unified Italy and Germany.
Natasha Daoudi 10B Napoleon Bonaparte: Successes and Failures Why was Napoleon Bonaparte successful in overcoming his opponents, both domestic and foreign up until 1812? Why was he largely unsuccessful after this date? 1,475 words Introduction Napoleon Bonaparte came to power in 1795 but before that he was born on August 15th 1769, in the island of Corsica, France to Italian parents. He went to school and received a high-quality education and by the time 1785 he joined the French army as a second lieutenant. Through his knowledge and experience Napoleon rose from the shadows of France; with the fall of Robespierre and the “Reign of Terror” and became its new emperor.
Autocratic leader exercises autocracy system as the principal of the country. As autocratic means one ruler it is essential for that exact leader to be tremendous in governing and have good line of bureaucrats or else the country will fall apart. For Napoleon Bonaparte, he was a successful autocratic leader as he learnt from the previous mistakes made by several institutions during French Revolution. His key ingredients of establishing a strong autocratic government in France was divided into two views, political and social economic, according to historians. Some historians believed that political view was the reasons for Napoleon Bonaparte’s strong autocratic government.
After the revolution of 1848, Napoleon III rose to power and set up the second empire. 2. The bourgeoisie saw him as a strong leader who would restore order. 3. Limits on Liberty a) At first the second empire looked like a constitutional monarchy.
The colonist of America to their self no bigger believed they were or wanted to be British citizens so the Americans dragged Britain in 1775 by starting the revolution and the creating their own government in 1776. The French revolution on the other hand was start by a group out of the third estate made of merchants, artisans and professional known as the bourgeoisie. The bourgeoisie brake out in revolution due to tour major events: desire for a wider political role, the wish for -restraints on the power of clergy, monarchy and aristocracy, population growth and the Poor harvest of 1787-1788. The methods taken by the Americans and the French to achieve revolution were just as different as the causes of each revolution. On the American
In Defense of Emperor Bonaparte Sirs, I stand before you today in defense of the former Emperor of France, Napoleon Bonaparte, whose reign of France for over two centuries liberated her from a nation full of chaos and internal strife during the Revolution; to a nation of strength and stability, now capable of forging a place for itself in international affairs. Through the Napoleonic Code which he established, citizens gained the equality of their basic rights which they rebelled for during the Revolution. This not only restored harmony, order, and unity to France, but simplified the legal system that was previously in place. France was strengthened both economically and politically in numerous ways by Emperor Bonaparte, such as when he restored the relations with the Catholic Church by signing the Concordat with Pope Pius VII. An added economic benefit came to France by this political move of Napoleon’s when the Church restored to France property that previously belonged to them which the Church had seized during the Revolution.
Although many deaths occurred, France did change tremendously. Two great completions from the French Revolution were the destruction of feudalism and the withdrawal of the absolute power, where individual rights and personal liberties have been brought upon the laborers of the king. These accomplishments also brought the growth of the capitalist regime as well as the middle classes. (25)According to Kropotkins the French Revolution was worth its human cost because France did as it promised to do by developing the middle class giving them rights and political views as well as a capitalist government. Viewing the debate from Schama’s view, the author of “The French Revolution: Bliss was it in That Dawn?” The
University of Phoenix Material French Revolution and Napoleonic Era Worksheet 1. Essay In 250 to 300 words, explain how the following ideas and ideals influenced the events and motivated the participants in the French Revolution: • Liberty • Equality • Brotherhood • Hubris • Fiscal irresponsibility • Democracy • Technology Liberty influenced the French revolution and motivated the because it consisted in the freedom to do everything which injured no one: hence the exercise of the natural rights of each man had no limits except those which assure to the other members of the society the enjoyment of the same rights. Equality influenced the revolution because in the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen it stated that “Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions may be based only on common utility.” Basically saying that every man will be equally views just as any other man would under all circumstances. That document amalgamated a variety of Enlightment ideas drew from the works of political philosophy.
Jacksonian Democracy 1800-1860 in America marked a radical change in American culture, politics, and religion. After winning the War of 1812, Americans truly felt they were finally independent from Britain, and they set about making the American identity truly different from Europe. Americans wanted to forge a national identity and change the way the system worked. The market revolution, along with industrialization, change the economic make-up of the country and political giants such as Andrew Jackson changed the way politics were conducted in America. The Second Great Awaking brought about a greater religious freedom and universal suffrage was granted to all white males.
The column behind him is an illusion Riguad used to portray King Louis as a ruler that will being France into a new golden age, just like in Rome and Greece. King Louis not only dictated France by centralizing everything around him, but by being the one and only trendsetter of fashion. His tights, high heels, and wig set the standard of high-class fashion, and how others should aspire to look, causing a larger gap between social classes. Napoleon on the other hand is depicted as if he were in the middle of his work, yet he still gets up to greet the viewer. Instead of ruling France, Napoleon is serving France, working to expand France and an Emperor, yet still on the common person’s level.