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FRENCH TERM FOR THE OVERTHROW OF A GOVERNMENT
COUP D'ETAT
FRENCH TERM FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL
LYCEES
NAPOLEON'S PLAN TO BLOCK EUROPE FROM TRADING WITH ENGLAND; HURT EUROPE AND FRANCE IN THE END
CONTINENTAL SYSTEM
GOVERNMENT OF FRANCE THAT NAPOLEON OVERTHREW
DIRECTORY
TYPE OF RULER THAT NAPOLEON WAS BETWEEN 1799 AND 1804
CONSUL
NAPOLEON'S AGREEMENT WITH THE CATHOLIC CHURCH; HE RECOGNIZED FRANCE WAS PRIMARILY CATHOLIC AND THE CHURCH RECOGNIZED NAPOLEON HAD POWER OVER THE CHURCH
CONCORDAT OF 1801
TERM FOR WHAT THE RUSSIANS DID WHEN THEY BURNED THEIR HOMES AND CROPS RATHER THAN LET THE INVADING FRENCH ARMY USE ANY OF IT IN 1812
SCORCHED EARTH POLICY
ORGANIZATION CREATED BY NAPOLEON TO COLLECT TAXES FROM EVERYONE AND MAKE LOANS TO BUSINESSES TO IMPROVE THE FRENCH ECONOMY
BANK OF FRANCE
Napoleon's uniform set of laws
NAPOLEONIC CODE
Term for when the people are given a "yes or no" vote like Napoleon did whenever he wanted his actions approved
PLEBISCITE
The invasion of this country resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths of Napoleon's soldiers; one of his greatest mistakes
RUSSIA
Term for Napoleon cutting off trade with Britain
BLOCKADE
The final battle in which Napoleon is defeated by the European powers
BATTLE OF WATERLOO
Leader of the Congress of Vienna
METTERNICH
Meeting of European leaders to restore Europe to the way it was before the French Revolution and Napoleon
CONGRESS OF VIENNA
Term for the Europeans' plan to make sure no one country got too much power
BALANCE OF POWER
Term for restoring the traditional monarchs of Europe to their thrones
LEGITIMACY