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  • Napoleon Bonaparte
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    Napoleon Bonaparte On November 9-10 1799, Napoleon Bonaparte and his colleagues joined together a conspiracy against the government. They seized power and established a new system. Bonaparte and others were known as the Consulate. Bonaparte, as first consul, had almost absolute rule. He became emperor in 1804. Thus, changing Europeans society from a monarchy to a dictatorship form of government. As emperor, Bonaparte won several battles for Europe. He helped the society of France, rising all cla...
  • Most Popular Months Of Marriage
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    A Statistical View of European Rural Life, 1600-1800 Between the 17th and 19th centuries, the average European's diets varied greatly due to natural causes. Most peasants lived in unsanitary conditions, far away from conventional medical help, and would live in a single room with a large family. Most farmers were illiterate especially in Southern Europe and their farming technology was not updated. Protestant Northern Europe had higher literacy rates because Protestantism encouraged individual b...
  • Leading Agricultural Nation In Europe
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    France is one of the world's richest nations. Industrialization began at the end of the 18th century. Unlike England and the rest of Europe, France failed to maintain the momentum of its early industrial start and was still an agricultural nation at the end of the 19th century. Most growth has occurred since the end of World War II. France now ranks among the world's most economically advanced nations. A distinctive feature of the postwar French economy has been national economic development pla...
  • Austria At The Congress Of Vienna
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    The Congress of Vienna was conducted with the aim of reestablishing the territorial divisions of Europe at the end of the Napoleonic Wars. This in turn lead achieving a balance of power among the countries of Europe, which brought peace and order to Europe. To accomplish this diplomacy, the principle of a just equilibrium was adopted and the redrawing of boundaries of Europe to control the expansion of France was made. However, the objectives were achieved to a limited extent since countries sel...
  • Napoleonic Code
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    Was Napoleon a good leader for France There have been many successful military leaders throughout history, but no leader has ever taken over the whole world. This was nearly accomplished by the greatest military leader in history better known as Napoleon Bonaparte. Although his conquest for power and territory were great for France, it was not as good for the rest of Europe. As a self-appointed uncrowned king, Napoleon was known to many as an extraordinary military leader and a great reformer. H...
  • France Part Of The Concert Of Europe
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    'Defence of the Realm' was the all-important pre-occupation for Castlereagh, but not for Canning. Castlereagh was successful at defending the interests of Britain at the Vienna settlement in 1815. However, it was Canning between 1822-27 who maintained the 'Defence of the realm, but simultaneously built a stronger trading foundation and demonstrated that Britain was able to go it alone. The priority for Britain after the Napoleonic wars was to maintain a balance of power. Britain had no real inte...
  • France
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    The firms Paris treaty was signed by the allies on 30 May 1814. The French were very lucky, because they got away with a lot of war crimes and this treaty was extremly benevolent for them. The borders of 1792 were renewed and France had to agree on termination of there claims on Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Holland. The former French colonies of Santa Lucia, Tobago and Isle de France were given to Britain. There was to be no occupying army and no indemnity was levied. France even got...
  • Commercial Treaty England And France
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    The Peace of Utrecht was a series of treaties that concluded the War of the Spanish Succession. It put an end to French expansion and signaled the rise of the British Empire. By the treaty between England and France on April 11, 1713, Louis XIV recognized the English succession as established in the house of Hanover and confirmed the renunciation of the claims to the French throne of Louis's grandson, Philip V of Spain. The French fortifications of Dunkirk were to be razed and the harbor filled ...
  • Their Married Life In New York
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    Edith Newbold Jones was born in New York City in 1862. She was the youngest child and only daughter of a socially prominent family. She was educated privately, in which case she spent most of her childhood traveling with her family in Europe, mostly in Italy and France. In 1885 at the age of twenty-three she did what she was expected to do and she married Edward "Teddy" Wharton, an affable Boston banker. The Wharton began their married life in New York and were soon part of the New York social s...

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