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    1769 was a distinct year in France. With the French Revolution just 20 years away, France was beginning to experience social and political unrest. This also marked the beginning of Europe’s industrial revolution and the Battle of Ponte Novu was fought on May 8th. This battle was important because it was the end of the Corsican War, which resulting in France occupying the island. The 1770s saw a period of greater social unrest and political turmoil. The American Revolution began in 1776 and thoughts

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    Three wars that led to the defeat of Napoleon Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the most powerful men ever to walk the face of the earth. Many believe him to be the first anti-christ, just as Nostradamus predicted. To the troops he commanded, he was known as the "friendly little corporal" , and to the monarchs and kings that he overthrew, he was the "Corsican Ogre" ("Napoleon Bonaparte" ). Some thought him to be a great reformer. Others thought that he was a monster. However, friend and foe alike

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    The Women Behind Bonaparte

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    It has been said that behind every great man there is a great woman, well in the case of the great General Napoleon Bonaparte there were at least three great women. Everyone knows what Napoleon was like leading the government and troops in battles but these women had the opportunity to know some parts of the real Napoleon or at least the parts that he let each different woman see. If you step back and look behind the curtain that was Napoleon’s personal life you will see the three main women who

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    The Power of Napoleon

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    The Power of Napoleon There are never ending inquiries on the nature of Napoleon's power. But reason can prove to one that the Age of Napoleon was in fact a time of democratic rule. Through political, social, and economical reforms, Napoleon Bonaparte did not only transcend France, but he changed the course of history for Europe and the World today, in a positive way. To begin, Napoleon helped France and Europe thorough many political reforms. He created a new constitution. It consisted

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    Napoleon Bonaparte

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    Napoleon Bonaparte One of the most brilliant individuals in history, Napoleon Bonaparte was a masterful soldier, and a superb administrator. He was also utterly ruthless, a dictator and, later in his career, thought he could do no wrong. Not a Frenchman by birth, Napoleon Bonaparte was born at Ajaccio on Corsica only just sold to France by the Italian state of Genoa on August 15, 1769.He attended French at the school of Autun and later the military academy at Brienne. He never fully mastered French

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    Greatest Achievement of Napoleon Bonaparte In the lengthy list of infamous moments and grand accomplishments in the life of Napoleon it is hard to say which was his greatest and most influential action. It is fair to say that within that long list there is an overall theme of desire for power, so rather than pointing out a single battle or outstanding political maneuver it is just to conclude that Napoleons greatest achievement was his grand sociopolitical climb. Throughout Napoleons military and political

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    Napoleon's Lack of Leadership Skills

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    During his life, Napoleon Bonaparte was a fantastic strategist and military leader. However, he made quite a few mistakes that led him to his fall from power. Through his catastrophic blunders, Napoleon brought about his own downfall. These mistakes included ostracizing France from the rest of Europe through his foreign policies, war mistakes, and oversights that occurred in his final years in power. Because of Napoleon’s errors, he exhausted France’s resources and reduced his allies. Because

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    Napoleon, also known as Napoleon I, was the first major military and political leader of France after the French Revolution; he was the emperor from 1799-1815 (Ellis). He was a French military leader that conquered most of Europe in the 19th century. He is known for his strong will and his intelligence. He was responsible from the Napoleonic Wars, a series of major conflicts between France and many European countries, that lasted from 1803-1815 (History.com Staff). Napoleon made France one of the

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    involved in an effort known as a “total war.” As World War II came to an end though, the major powers in the world would never again get into a “total war.” All in all, many technological advances and tactics, in recent history, have dramatically changed the way wars are fought. The events that have seen a dramatic change in technology and/or warfare are as follows: the Industrial Revolution, the Napoleonic wars, World War I, World War II, and the Cold War (Buzard, 2006). One of the greatest advancements

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    Napoleon Bonaparte vs. King Henry IV of France The two notorious men in France, or should I say in history, have played a significant role in the history of France. Napoleon Bonaparte was labeled as a military commander and had significant roles in the government of France that his story is very interesting. King Henry IV of France was a monarch but there is a reason behind why he is a monarch. King Henry IV of France and Napoleon Bonaparte were both in a high position in social order, yet they

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