Eventually, Robbespierre was executed by his own method of execution. Due to all that Napoleon had done for his country by defending it, he was elected ruler of France on the one condition he did not take the title of king. In 1796, Napoleon took charge of the Army of Italy, a position he had waned. The army, had 30,000 soldiers that were strong and ready for battle. He was soon turned around by the young military commander.
British policy was to damage French trade by preventing French ships, including their navy, from moving freely in and out of French seaporrs. The commander of the British fleet, Admiral Horatio Nelson, won brilliant victories over the French navy, near the coast of Egypt, at Copenhagen, and finally near Spain, at Trafalgar in 1805, where he destroyed the French- Spanish fleet. Nelson was himself killed at Trafalgar, but became one of Britain's greatest national heroes. His words to the fleet before the battle of Trafalgar, "England expects that every man will do his duty, " have remained a reminder of patriotic duty in time of national danger. In the same year as Trafalgar, in 1805.
This is evident when he conquered Egypt controlled by the Turkish, then finally defeated the Turks in 1799 (Moore). Because of Napoleon's strategic warfare, although outnumbered, his army was able to defeat the Russian and Austrian army on December 2, 1805. And by 1806, Napoleon's army controlled much of the western region of Europe (Delfigalo). Napoleon was sought as a possible national leader. As a result, several French politicians over through the Directory on November 9, 1799.
Many of Napoleon’s victories were to increase his status and often seemed to have no intent to help his people. From 1799 to 1815 Napoleon had led the French people to many great war victories. He defended France from the Austrian armies and led them to victories in Italy. By October 1797 all of Northern Italy was under French control. Later Napoleon had defeated the Egyptians in the Battle of the Pyramids in July 1798 then defeated the Austrians in the Battle of Marengo, the latter defending France from the Second Coalition.
The coup de Brumaire organisation and execution collectively was a confused affair. The Coup de Brumaire ultimately overthrew the system of government under the Directory in France and it was substituted with the Consulate, making way for the despotism of Napoleon Bonaparte. The event is often viewed as the effective end of the French Revolution. The coup was successful as it resulted in Directory was overthrown and replaced with the Consulate and Napoleon, the young genius who’d had great military success on behalf of the French government overseas (e.g. in Egypt) of a military dictatorship was in power which continued for fifteen years.
He did this by supporting the French Revolution and raised French nationalism with his bold moves to ruin Britain, France's greatest enemy. In 1799, Napoleon began his journey towards harnessing all of France's power by presenting a constitution that appealed to the Third Estate. In 1802, Napoleon created another constitution that allowed him to have all the power he could obtain by establishing himself as consul for life. In 1804, Napoleon executed an innocent man for the assassination plot on Napoleon without fair trial and broke an international law. In that same year, Napoleon abolished the consulate with a new constitution and became the Emperor of France by convincing France that a dynasty would make France secure and assassinations futile.
His courage on the battlefield and in political office will forever stand the test of time. He believed in his country, and that everyone deserved to be free inside of it. Noted as being extremely convincing, Hamilton convinced congress to vote for Thomas Jefferson in the extremely controversial presidential election of 1800. This convincing nature would prove to be his downfall however, as the loser of the election; Aaron Burr killed Hamilton in a duel on July 12th1804, after years of being bitter enemies. Alexander Hamilton is an American writer that my classmates and others would be interested in learning
The kingship of both countries was given to Henry V's infant son. But Charles VI's son, who would have been the heir to France, was dissatisfied and led a resistance movement against England. His position looked hopeless until the astonishing happened. Aided by the French maiden Joan of Arc, France gained an amazing victory over the English at Orleans. Joan inspired the French and stirred in them a feeling of nationalism.
American ships were authorized to attack any French vessels harassing them. Napoleon Bonaparte, the war strategist, was leader of France in 1799, because of his military triumphs in Italy, Austria, Egypt, and Syria. Napoleon brought order to France, putting an end to the Reign of Terror. He approached the American government with a peace proposal, and the Convention of 1800 brought back good relations between France and the United States. THE JEFFERSON
During the trip, he tried to improve the British relations with various Indian tribes. In 1754, Washington won the rank lieutenant colonel and then colonel in the militia, after that, he led a force that sought to challenge French control of the Ohio River Valley, but met defeat at Fort Necessity, PA this event was the trigger of the French and Indian War (1754- 1763). In 1755 Washington reentered military service with the courtesy title of colonel, as an aide to Gen. Edward Braddock, and barely escaped death when the French defeated the general's forces in the Battle of the Monongahela, PA. In 1758 the British finally won, peace returned to Virginia, and Washington resigned his commission to return to Mount Vernon, his duty faithfully performed. “ To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace” – George Washington.