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Title: Please do not talk at this timeOct 27

Please do not talk at this time Oct 27
HW Use Chapter 7, Sec. 3 and 4 to add to your
Chart. Make your chart as complete as possible!
What should Ms. Caramagno be for Halloween?
Please vote for your favorite Pirate Medieval
Princess Turkish Belly Dancer Devil Jawa from
Star Wars Jane Austen
  • Napoleon Week!
  • Please get a chart from the front of the room

All these quotes are from the same person. What
do they tell you about him? Make a list on Pg.
  • Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at
    her conquest to allow anyone to take her away
    from me.
  • There are but two powers in the world, the sword
    and the mind. In the long run the sword is always
    beaten by the mind."
  • Impossible is a word to be found only in the
    dictionary of fools.
  • "He that makes war without many mistakes has not
    made war very long."
  • Death is nothing, but to live defeated and
    inglorious is to die daily.
  • Ten people who speak make more noise than ten
    thousand who are silent.
  • History is the version of past events that
    people have decided to agree upon.
  • I know when it is necessary, how to leave the
    skin of lion to take one of fox.
  • A man will fight harder for his interests than
    for his rights.
  • A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
  • Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering
    the rich.

The Rise and Fall of Napoleons Empire
How does this Picture reflect the information you
gathered from the quotes?
How about these two Pictures?
Church Representatives
Empress Josephine
For Each Slide.
  • For each slide, add information to your chart.
    Make sure you put things in the correct category!
  • As you go put a P next to things that are
    Political, an S next to things that are Social
    and an E next to things that are Economic.
  • Dont do the Questions yet!

Napoleon was born here, on the Island of Corsica
I. Napoleon Seizes Power
  • 1769 Born on Corsica
  • Military school in France on Scholarship
  • Saved National Convention, by firing shot at a
    mob come to get them
  • Directory sent him into Italy- Success!
  • Egypt- while there he practices administration,
    but loses to Nelson
  • Returns to France as the Hero of Egypt (the news
    he lost is slower to arrive.)
  • 1799 dissolved Directory, seized power with
    friends Sieyes and Ducos and they three become
    consuls to run the government
  • Later, even more popular, he declares himself the
    one leader of France
  • He takes on the Powers of a Dictator

II. Napoleon Rules France
  • Plebiscite (public vote) approved new
    constitution Napoleon stronger
  • He repair the economy fixed tax collection,
    established a national bank, fired the corrupt
  • Lycees started government run public schools,
    rewards based on merit
  • Concordat repairs the relationship with Church,
    He will claim influence but no control
  • Establishes the Napoleonic Code A system of
    laws that were uniform but eliminated individual
    rights, and restored slavery in Caribbean

III. Napoleon Creates an Empire
  • 1804 crowned himself Emperor
  • Wanted territory in New World, couldnt overcome
    slave armies in Haiti and sold the Louisiana
    Purchase to the USA
  • Wanted to expand in Europe, other nations
    attacked were defeated, signed peace treaties
  • Austerlitz is his finest battle. He crushes the
    Russians and Austrians both
  • Battle of Trafalgar Englands Nelson destroyed
    the French fleet, Napoleon wouldnt be able to
    invade Britain
  • Most of continental Europe in his control by 1812

Please do not talk at this time Oct 28
Test on the Enlightenment, American and French
Revolutions Tuesday, Nov. 4th.
  • Disaster drill at the end of the period.
  • Do I have a volunteer to take the First Aid kit
    to the evacuation spot on the Football Field?
  • Do I have a volunteer to lead the class if I am
    prevented from evacuating because of Rubble?
  • Do I have a volunteer to assist my Buddy Ms.
    Forster if I have to stay with an injured student
    or cant get out of the rubble?
  • Also, get out your Napoleon Work!

Army vs. Navy
Nelson Rules the Seas
Napleon Rules the Land
Battles of Napoleon
The Greatest Extent of Napoleons Empire!
IV. Napoleons Costly Mistakes
  1. Continental System blockade against Great
    Britain, destroy economy, make continental Europe
    more self-sufficient, Britain did it better
  2. Peninsular War French marched into Spain, took
    over govt., Spanish guerrilla forces attacked,
    French army severely weakened
  3. Napoleon establishes his relatives as kings in
    the countries he conquers. These people are not
    competent rulers. The citizens of these
    countries revolt.

  • D) Invasion of Russia Meant to punish Czar for
    selling grain to England.
  • 1812- 600,000 French soldiers invade Russia
  • Russians pull back and refuse to fight, practice
    scorched-earth policy, and burn Moscow down.
  • Napoleon marched back to France in winter, lost
    his army to the cold. 20,000 walk out

Swallows fell from the sky like stones, frozen
in flight in the bitter cold
V. Napoleons Downfall
  • Major powers attacked England and Prussia
  • 1814 Napoleon surrendered at Liepzig, exiled to
    island of Elba
  • New king unpopular, Napoleon escaped Elba,
    returns to France a Hero for 100 days and built a
    new army in 1815
  • Battle of Waterloo Napoleon defeated by
    combined forces of Russia, Prussia, Austria
    Sweden and England
  • St. Helena Exiled until his death in 1821

Now that you have these notes
  • Go back through your entries and label each
  • P for Political
  • S for Social
  • E for economic
  • Also, Can you identify any of Napoleons Actions
    as Reactionary, Conservative, Liberal or Radical?

  • Find two people to work with and look at the
    questions at the bottom of your chart paper. Can
    you answer them with the information in your
    notes and on your chart?
  • Decide what your best answer is as a group and
    write that on the back of your chart paper.
  • What do you think was Napoleons legacy to
    France? That is, what do you think happened
    during his control that had a lasting effect on
  • How did Napoleon preserve the goals of the French
  • What other things did Napoleon do to betray the
    goals of the French Revolution?

Video on Napoleon!
  • This video will help you make connections between
    the French Revolution and Napoleon.
  • Look at the Video Questions. How many can you
    answer right now?
  • As you watch, fill in the answers.
  • First we will look at some vocabulary.

  • Abdicate- To formally relinquish/give up ruling
  • Armistice- Temporary end to hostilities and
    fighting by agreement between the opposing sides.

  • Artillery- A branch of an army armed with
  • Coup- French for to cut, the violent overthrow
    of an existing government leader by a small

  • Guillotine- A machine for beheading by means of
    a heavy blade that slides down in vertical

Please do not talk at this time Oct 31
  • Happy Halloween!
  • Get out your Napoleon Movie Questions and start
    working on Question 10.
  • Autocratic- Rule by one person with all the power
  • Democratic- Rule by all the people, usually by
    voting for a representative to rule them
  • Which of Napoleons actions were Autocratic?
    Which were Democratic? You may use your notes to
    get more ideas.

Share Out
Napoleon Quotes Assignment
In your group- Instructions 1. Read the quote.
2. Circle the parts that are autocratic. 3.
Underline the parts that are democratic. 4.
According to the information in this quote, is
Napoleon Democratic or Autocratic? 5. On the
continuum, place a mark where you think Napoleon
belongs. Autocratic Democratic 5. Be
ready to EXPLAIN why you put the mark where you
did. Write your explanation on the bottom of the
instruction paper. You will explain it to the
Test Review Game
  • In A Vindication of the Rights of Women, this
    political thinker presented an argument for the
    education of women. She also declared that women
    should have the same political rights as men.

A. Mary Wollstonecraft
  • This philosopher's ideas greatly influenced
    criminal law reformers in Europe and North
    America. He argued against the use of torture and
    other common abuses of justice.

A. Cesar Beccaria
  • This aristocratic philosopher was devoted to the
    study of political liberty. In his famous book On
    the Spirit of the Laws, he proposed that
    separation of powers would keep any individual or
    group from gaining total control of a government.

A. Montesquieu
  • This philosopher strongly disagreed with other
    philosophers on a number of matters. For
    instance, although most philosophers believed
    that reason, science, and art improve the lives
    of all people, he argued that civilization
    corrupts people's natural goodness.

A. J. J. Rousseau
  • This philosopher's masterful use of satire got
    him into frequent trouble with the clergy, the
    aristocracy, and the government of France.
    Despite serving two prison terms and being
    exiled, he never stopped fighting for tolerance,
    reason, freedom of religion, and freedom of

A. Voltaire
  • This political thinker felt that people are
    reasonable beings. He supported self-government
    and argued that the purpose of government is to
    protect the natural rights (Life, Liberty and
    Property) of people. If government fails to
    protect these natural rights, he said, citizens
    have the right to overthrow it.

A. John Locke
  • This political thinker believed that all humans
    are naturally selfish and wicked. He argued,
    therefore, that strong governments are necessary
    to control human behavior. To avoid chaos, he
    said, people enter into a social contract. They
    give up their rights in exchange for law and

A. Thomas Hobbes
  • What Order did these events occur in?
  • the repeal of the Stamp Act
  • the adoption of the Bill of Rights
  • the end of the French and Indian War
  • the calling of the Second Continental Congress

A. the end of the French and Indian War the
repeal of the Stamp Act the calling of the Second
Continental Congress the adoption of the Bill of
  • Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

A. Thomas Jefferson
  • Whos ideas are featured the most heavily in the
    Declaration of Independence?

A. John Locke
  • The Bill of Rights was based on ideas by which
    Enlightenment Philosophers?

A. Voltaire, John Locke, Jean Jacques Rousseau.
  • What happened on July 14th?

A. The Storming of the Bastille
  • Which Estate in French society most strongly
    embraced the ideals and principles of the

A. 3rd Estate
  • Which group ran the Reign of Terror?

A. The Committee for Public Safety
  • Who Paid Taxes in France before the Revolution?

A. 3rd Estate
  • What is a Social Contract?

A. The philosophical idea that people are willing
to give up some individual freedoms in the