A Romantic writer who oftentimes looked back to the medieval times.
Advocated the use of imagination, a romantic writer.
A gothic or romantic poet.
Napoleon hoped that if he could successfully capture Egypt, he would have control of the single most important trade route connecting India to all of Europe.
This established Napoleon as the head of the First Consul-- thus giving him supreme power over France.
Napoleon was the absolute ruler of France who is seen as an Enlightened Despot. He was a major factor in the spread of Enlightened ideas and Nationalism. Napoleon's rule ended with his exile to St. Helena off the coast of Africa.
Above is a picture of the Members of Catholic Clergy to swear an oath as required by the Concordat.
The Organic Articles solidified the notion of the State over the Church.
A treaty creating peace between England and France.
Napoleon was the absolute ruler of France who is seen to many as the epitomy of an Enlightened Despot.
The Napoleonic Code was vital in France. It codified laws-- guaranteeing equal punishment in differing regions, along with safeguarding France from internal challenges.
This treaty signified Austria's defeat-- who went on to give Napoleon everything north of Rome, after completely withdrawing from Italy.
The Confederation of The Rhine lead to the formation of what is now called Germany.
The Berlin Decrees were the start to the Continental System, banning French allies from importing British goods.
Knowing that he could not defeat England face to face, Napoleon attacked Great Britain economically. By banning trade with England, Napoleon wanted to cripple their economy.
Discussed France's gains after defeating Prussia and Russia. Prussia lost half of its territory. Prussia openly and Russia secretly became allies of France.
Due to revolts in Spain because of the diffusion of Nationalism, France invaded the Iberian Peninsula, which broke the treaty between England and France.
Napoleon hoped to destroy Russia while England was busy fighting in the Americas. Cold weather and Russian tactics wiped out the French army.
The Quadruple Alliance, along with representation from France, convened to discuss that no single state shall rule all of Europe.
After the failed campaign to destroy Russia and the loss of an army, Napoleon was exiled to the island of Elba off the coast of Italy.
This treaty re-introduced the Bourbons to the throne of France.
Napoleon had returned from the island of Elba, enacting the Hundred Days.
This battle was Napoleon's last and marked an end to his rule, officially.
Napoleon's exile to St. Helena lead to his death in 1821.