• 3A. Identify three issues/problems in France from 1787-1789. Document 4: Cobb & Jones (1988) Voices of the French Revolution p. 39 Document 5: • 5A. How did the French National Assembly attempt to deal with the problems that caused the French Revolution? Document 6: Document 7: Except from the London Times January 25, 1793 • 7A.
Mid-Term 4. Discuss the legacies of the French Revolution, or of Napoleon (or both, if you prefer.) To what degree was the world a different place in 1815 from what it had been in 1789? Why were these changes so “revolutionary? Explain, citing specific examples.
INTRODUCTION It would be very hard to find a personality that played such an important role in the political affairs. The French revolution gave a chance to get on for many ambitious officers but no one was comparable to Napoleon. Later in his life, he considered the Civil Code to be the most significant of his achievements. After centuries, it is still a part of cultural heritage. To understand the power and importance of the Napoleon´s code we attempt to describe the development and historical backgrounds of the most important milestones in France in nineteenth’s century.
Because of Napoleon’s selfishness when conquering other countries he is considered a tyrant. Even though Napoleon was a tyrant, he still had many accomplishments to help benefit France. Napoleon ended the French revolution, therefore ending many of the country’s problems. Before Napoleon, there was constant violence, acts for revolution, and economic instability. Napoleon overthrew the Directory in a coup d’etat in 1799 and was the beginning of the Napoleonic Era.
While this calendar may have seemed very logical, promoting religious and social reform, it actually did much more harm than good. These problems would contribute to the discontinuation of the French calendar by Napoleon in 1806. First of all, the adoption of this new calendar just seemed logical. After the biggest shift in global politics it only seemed appropriate to completely change everything. While the leadership and system of government in France had to change, so did the calendar.
Period 4 9/14/11 Have you ever wondered how life was like in Early American society? Or even how European ideas influenced our Declaration of Independence? How America’s greatest tragedy which was the Civil War started? Moments in history like these should be known by everyone. It’s important to know about the past lives and how around the 1800’s the United States started expanding.
While the sale of the territory by Spain back to France in 1800 went largely unnoticed, fear of an eventual French invasion spread nationwide when, in 1801, Napoleon sent a military force to secure New Orleans. Southerners feared that Napoleon would free all the slaves in Louisiana, which could trigger slave uprisings elsewhere.  Though Jefferson urged moderation, Federalists sought to use this against Jefferson and called for hostilities against France. Undercutting them, Jefferson took up the banner and threatened an alliance with Britain, although relations were uneasy in that direction.  In 1801 Jefferson supported France in its plan to take back Saint-Domingue, then under control of Toussaint Louverture after a slave rebellion.
), bringing the Empire to an end. This essay argues that the fall of the Roman Empire in 476AD had many influences on the European system. Through examining the
The states were connected mainly by language and a simple political scheme. In the early 1800s, French general, Napoleon Bonaparte, (after appointing himself emperor in 1804) took power in France and soon after began his conquest of Europe. It was through this that the French empire grew and the Napoleonic legal code took prevalence over the feudal systems of many European nations. This consisted of principles such as religious freedoms, rights of property owners, constitutional government, and equality before the law. It was under this Napoleonic reign that areas of what is now Germany were annexed and controlled by the French empire; this area (located on the west bank of the River Rhine) was called the Confederation of the Rhine.
The emergence of modernism came about in the shadow of two events that changed European society. The french and industrial revolution were the two events that shaped the years leading up to the modernist era. These two events influenced the modern era by extreme change and upheaval from traditional ways of life. The French Revolution began in 1789 and ended in 1799 after the decline of powerful monarchies and the rise of democracy. Throughout the french revolution, radical and social upheaval affected french society.