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Coronation
Napoleon did away with the Consulate and crowned himself Emperor in an extravagant coronation ceremony.
Directory
Established by new constitution. Over threw assembly and then was overthrown by Bonaparte.
Waterloo
In this June 18, 1815 battle, Napoleon was finally defeated by the British (under Wellington) and the Prussians (under Blucher). The loss was partially due to a crucial mistake of Napoleon's: Prior to the arrival of the Prussians on the scene, Napoleon had had a chance to attach the British forces, but decided to wait for the muddy ground to dry before attacking.
Continental System
Napoleon's plan to stop all shipping of British goods into Europe. The Continental System resulted in a British blockade of all European shipping, and ended up hurting France more than Britain.
Napoleonic Code
The system of laws, especially the civil code, which Napoleon announced in 1804. This code remains a basis of European continental law to this day.
Colonies
Control of one part of a country by a more powerful country. Haiti most important colony.