Napoleon declairs war on Russia
Napoleon establishes to prevent the restoration of the Bourbons to the french throne.
Establishes: the Consulate, a system of checks and balances, universal male suffrage.
-made all clergy members who accepted the revolution to resign
-established clergical salary
-clergy has to give up land they bought during the French revolution
-Clergy had to swear an oath of loyalty to the state
Napoleon crowns himself emperor (the church would usually do this.) Shows the effectiveness of the concordat.
-Radifies Napoleon as "Consul for Life" -> he issues another constitution that grants him full power
The civil code:
-equality before the law
->eliminates feudal ideas, establishes merit on skill rather than birth right, eliminates male inheritance
-lord Nelson is killed
-his victory grants the brits with naval superiority
-Disallows british trade
France and the confederation of Rhine goes against Russia, Prussia, Austria and Sweden.
They defeat Napoleon--> he is defeated
The four major powers joined to go against France as a whole cooperative unit
The defeat of Napoleon by the Congress of Vienna
An intellectual shift from the rationalism of the enlightenment that promotes the emotional the nostalgic and sentiment