kasandra brooks - Napoleon chapter 19 timeline

Rule of Napoleon

Birth of Napoleon

1769

Napoleon was born in Corsica, a french island in the mediteraniam sea

Napoleon concludes the Treaty of Campo Formio

1797
  • marked the victorious conclusion to Napoleon's campaigns in Italy, collapse of the First Coalition, and the end of the first phase of the French Revolutionary Wars
  • transferred a number of Austrian territories into French hands

Nelson Defeats the french navy in the harbor of Abukir in Egypt

1798
  • napoleon tried to capture Egypt, french fleet destroyed, cut off from France

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consulate established in France

1799

Napoleon established coup d'etat, overthrows directory
- becomes 1st consul of france
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concordat between France and the papacy

1801
  • agreement between Napoleon and Pope Pius VII
  • solidified the Roman Catholic Church as the majority church of France and brought back most of its civil status

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treaty of Aimens

1802
  • temporarily ended hostilities between the French Republic and the United Kingdom during the French Revolutionary Wars
  • marked the end of the Second Coalition

Napoleonic civil code issued

1804
  • forbade privileges based on birth, allowed freedom of religion, and specified that government jobs should go to the most qualified
  • solidified one 'universal' set of french laws

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neslon defeats french and spanish fleet at Trafalgar

october 21, 1805
  • the most decisive British naval victory of the war of the third coalition
  • not one British ship lost

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Battle of Austerlitz

december 2, 1805

one of Napoleon's greatest victories, where the French Empire effectively crushed the Third Coalition

Battle of Jena-Auerstedt

1806
  • decisive defeat suffered by Prussian Army
  • subjugated the Kingdom of Prussia to the French Empire until Sixth Coalition in 1812.

continental system established by berlin decrees

1806

treaty of Tilsit, Russia becomes ally of Napoleon

1807

Battle of Freidland

1807
  • Napoleon's decisive defeat of Count von Bennigsen's Russian army
  • ended the War of the Fourth Coalition (1806–1807) against Napoleon

Napoleon marries Archduchess Marie Louise of austria

1809
  • wanted a son
  • (not intentional) disturbed Czar Alexander

Battle of Wagram

1809
  • one of the most important military engagements of the Napoleonic Wars
  • ended in a decisive victory for Napoleon's army against the Austrian army
  • virtually spelled the destruction of the Fifth Coalition, the Austrian and British-led alliance against France

Invasion of Russia and frech defeat at Borodino

1812

Leipzig (battle of the nations)

1813
  • fought by the coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria and Sweden against the French army
  • Defeated, Napoleon returned to France the allies invaded France early the next year
  • Napoleon was forced to abdicate, and was exiled to Elba that spring

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napoleon returns from Elba (the hundred days)

March 1, 1814
  • napoleon escaped to france, soon regained power
  • The Allies declared Napoleon an outlaw and sent armies to crush him
  • defeated at battle of waterloo,
  • abdicated + final exile on st helena

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treaty of Chaumont establishes Quadruple alliance

march 1814

congres of vienna convenes

september 1814

Waterloo

june 18,1815
  • after period of hundred days, napoleon was crushed at battle of Waterloo and exiled to st helena

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Holy Alliance formed at congress of Vienna

september 26, 1815

Tzar Alexander proposed Holy Alliance; monarchs act in accordance to Christian principles
- only Austria and Prussia signed, became symbol of extreme political reaction

Quadruple Aliiance renewed at congress of Vienna

November 20, 1815

Napoleon dies on St. Helena

1821

Romanticism

Rousseu's Emile

1762

Goethe's Sorrows of Young Werther

1774
  • important novel of Sturm und Drang period in German lit, influenced later Romantic literary movement

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Kant's Critique of pure reason

1781
  • sphere of reality that was accessible to pure reason to be limited
  • to many Romantic writers Kant refuted narrow mindedness of the enlightenment

Kant's Critique of Pure Reason

1788
  • beyond world of 'pure reason', there was a world called 'noumental' world which is sphere of moral and aesthetic reality know as 'practical reason' or conscience

Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads

1798

Shlegel's Lucinde

1799
  • attacked prejudices on women as being capable of little more than lovers and domestics
  • reveals ability of romantics to be involved in issues of their day

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chateaubriand genius of christianity

1802
  • defends wisdom and beauty of Christianity against attacks by French Enlightenment philosophers and revolutionary politicians
  • major inspiration for the Romantic movement

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Hegel's phenomenology of mind

1806

Goethe's Faust, part 1

1808

Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

1812

Scott's Tales of the Crusaders

1825
  • presented heroic images of Muslim warriors, but ignored havoc crusaders had visited on people of middle east

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Carlyle's on heroes and hero worship

1841