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    The French Revolution happened during the years of 1789 through 1799, and was an era of epic revolutionary politics and social turbulence which had a central repercussion on western, but more specifically, French history. The peasants and bourgeoisie of France under the rule of King Louis XVI had became frustrated with the extravagant spending habits of the French royal court and aristocracy. This frustration had later escalated into the formation of the French First Republic in the year of 1792

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    France during this time. In 1793 Napoleon got to command French troops and they chased out the British from Toulon. Two years later he broke up a Paris mob by ordering his platoon to fire a somewhat lethal pellet at the rioters. These actions did not go unnoticed by the Directory. Also Napoleon’s wife had influential friends among the directors which helped him get general status when he was 27. Later on Napoleon gained command of the French army for an invasion of Italy. Napoleon had several victories

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    of the modern nation-state that would redraw Europe’s political map. In 1799 Napoleon inherited a nation that had already experience rapid political transformation. The intense political disharmony over equality and liberty that characterised the French Revolution had resulted in a series of constitutions aimed at strengthening national unity that had dramatically changed the relationship between the people and state. The policies and reforms of the Napoleonic era, while questionable to a modern

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    The French Revolutionary War of 1848

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    great number of political revolutions that took place allover Europe at this time. These 1884 revolutions started of in the French republic before spreading out to the other Western European nations. The 1884 revolutions were very significant to the French republic given the fact through them, the Orleans kingdom authority over France came to an end and the second French republic was born. The 1884 revolutionary war in France was motivated by factors like a disapproval of the political leadership

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    the Enlightenment Napoleon and the enlightment Napoleon was one of the most influential people in the history of the world. He has affected people throughout the globe in many ways. He rose through the confusion of the French revolution to become Emperor of the French. His goal was to conquer all of Europe. Through out his lifetime he nearly succeeded in his goal. Napoleon was probably one of the greatest military leaders that ever lived. Napoleon Bonaparte, who is also known as the "little

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    Napoleon

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    institutionalization of many reforms of the French Revolution during his leadership of France. In addition, Napoleon’s nationalist attributes can be best expressed in his ambitions to strengthen the power of France and the waging of the many wars in Europe historically referred as the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon Bonaparte’s revolutionary and nationalist attributes are characterized in his political reforms. At first Napoleon favored the republic established by the French Revolution and he supported the

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    Louis Napoleon Bonaparte

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    in 1848. He maintained press censorship, was on good terms with the clergy, he supported unofficial politicians in the elections for the Legislative Corps and deprived the Parliament the right to debate freely on issues. However the ‘Authoritarian Empire’ did not last forever. In the 1860’s Napolèon III relaxed on press censorship, he allowed open debates in Parliament, he promoted economic growth and urban rebuilding projects, he constructed more railways which benefited the poor. He expanded credit

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    and entered the French Army Artillery Regiment seven years later (Wilde 1). As Bonaparte moved up in the military ranks, he made himself known with his political opinions and his successful leadership of the revolutionaries’ armed forces (Wilde 1). As he became more famous, Bonaparte threw open the gates to his path to power. Thus began the era of Napoleon, a time of absolute power, vast reform, and relentless military invasions led by a man loved by the extensive majority of French citizens. However

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    noble, but not wealthy family (Schom 5). He learned the French language while attending school in the French mainland. Destined for the military, Napoleon went through a French military academy afterwards. He excelled, quickly rising in the ranks to a 2nd lieutenant in an artillery regiment. The French Revolution started soon after in 1789. Three years after the revolution started, the French monarchy was overthrown and, in its place, a French Republic was implemented. During this time Napoleon became

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    The Age of Napoleon

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    From the despair of the radical phase of the French Revolution emerged a great military hero who would overthrow the extremist Directory and build a formidable empire out of the struggling nation of France. After gaining publicity for his military victories, the young general swiftly rose to power. The rule of Napoleon Bonaparte signified the end of the Revolution and the start of a new age for France and the whole European continent. During his rule as First Consul and later Emperor of France, Napoleon

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