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  • Napoleon's Army
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    During rough times in France in the late 1700's, an anarchy was being formed. A revolution turned into civil war and the people were unhappy and needed a leader. At this time, General Napoleon Bonaparte took an opportunity. Napoleon's fame for winning battles in the Middle East and Egypt and crushing royalist uprisings back at home allowed him to take over the Directory with ease. Recognized for his great military skills and outstanding leadership, Napoleon easily won over the hearts of the peop...
  • Question 2 Napoleon
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    Mastering Luck Explain Quote? I had been nourished by reflecting on liberty, but I thrust it out of my way when it obstructed me path.? I believe this quote means that Napoleon was a believer in liberty and that he attempted to use it to rule his people justly. The rest of the quote means that liberty and justice can only be used to the point at which it doesn? t challenge his laws and governing power. Napoleon had the aspiration of total domination, and he had no intentions of letting peoples n...
  • Strong Leader And Napoleon
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    It was Thomas Carlyle who believed that one person could change the course of events in history. He strongly believed that it was because of the individuals greatness that led the people into their outcomes, not historical circumstances, which Carl Marx would argue. Napoleon Bonaparte is a perfect example of individual greatness. Carlyle said, It is not a lucky word, this name "impossible"; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths. The word impossible was not a familiar word t...
  • 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...
  • Independent Satellite States
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    The question asks what was Napoleons treatment of his European subjects. However first we need to learn what these subjects were and distinguish the differences between them. The states of the Grand Empire fell into one of two categories - lands annexed directly to France, or satellite states under French control but allegedly enjoying a modicum of independence. The extent of Napoleons influence varied, depending on the length of time a particular country remained under his authority. Examples o...
  • Commander Of The French Army In Italy
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    Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon Bonaparte, who is also known as the "little Corsican", was born on August 15, 1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica. His family had moved there from Italy in the 16th century. His original name was Napoleon. He had 7 brothers and sisters. His original nationality was Corsican-Italian. He also despised the French. He thought they were oppressors of his native land. His father was a lawyer, and was also anti-French. One reason Napoleon may have been such a great leader and revolutio...
  • Napoleon's Military Successes The Empire
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    There is little doubt that Napoleon's military skill and genus is unparalleled. Although not an innovator (he refused to replace the musket with a better weapon), he used speed and soldier's courage to plough through the early campaigns securing more land for France's expanding empire. The charismatic quality of his leadership made him a hero with his troops. He was often seen to be going through the troops, addressing them by name and recalling when they had fought with him previously. Wellingt...

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