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    The consulate came into power in france after the collapse of the directory government in 1799. The desperation of the French people was for the formation of a strong republic with leadership that would guranbtee them freedom, prosperity and security within their boarders.napoleon Bonaparte was the first consul that also included two other consuls. They performed different factions within the legilslative and constitutional mandates of their offices to foster progress in the french political system. After the defeat of monarchy by the French revolution, expectations were high among the citizens for a more robust economy. Military operations however maintained by their governments led to more taxes being demanded from the citizens in order to facilitate these operations. Military defeats were therefore disheartening and discouraging to the masses. After napoleon succedded in manipulating power and leading the country to various victories during his tebure as the first consul, the French population were estatic about their progress. He was largely given ultimate powers by a land slide victory of the passage of a new constitution.although the other two consuls remained in…

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    Napoleon was a dedicated French militant and eventually the French Emperor. Born into a small noble family in 1769, Napoleon worked his way up the social status rankings during a time of a weakened noble class. The Noble class was weakened as a result of the great number of prominent nobles fleeing the country due to the revolution. Toward the end of the French Revolution, Napoleon had gained enough power to overthrow the current government and take control of the country. During his reign…

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    Not since Julius Caesar and his expansive Roman Empire had there been a leader so pervasive or impressing as Napoleon Bonaparte. Born on the previously Italian, then French island of Corsica in 1769 and raised by the middling yet technically noble Buonaparté family, Napoleon would, by the end of his life, come to rule France as its First Consul and, later, constitutional emperor for a total of fifteen war-filled years. By age 20, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in France’s 1st…

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    In 1789, the French Revolution began compelling France to reorganize their government, adopt a series of the Enlightenment Principles, and to recognize the rights of their citizens in passing the Declaration of Rights on behalf of the National Assembly. This revolutionary period in France saw a king lose power and eventually his life, military leader Napoléon Bonaparte’s rise and fall, and the stability of France change throughout the Revolution. Throughout all of these changes the Revolution…

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    latter part of the French Revolution. The French Revolution was an unprincipled time of sudden change and violence. The Revolution was sparked by the National Assembly, which also helped continue the revolution. The National Assembly was a group formed from the people of the third Estate. The third Estate wanted each person to get a vote, instead of each Estate, this is because the third Estate could have 600 people rather than 300. The National assembly did have an effect on the French…

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    influential and controversial person from history. Many people consider him a tyrant and a traitor to the revolution since he named himself emperor and had more power than any bourbon King. An equal number of people, however, consider him a champion of the ideals of the French Revolution which was, in turn, based on Enlightenment thought. While there is plenty of evidence for both of these views, I believe That Napoleon’s advance of the ideals of the French Revolution, and the after-effects his…

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    The long nineteenth century was undoubtedly the most unstable periods of French history which saw numerous varying regimes govern over the French people. However, as a result of a constant inability to represent the interests of its people, these regimes came and went in perhaps the most bloodiest of means, whether that was the horrifying events of la Terreur or the disastrous defeat by the new German state during the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-71. Arguably, the most interesting of these…

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    The leaders of the French Revolution valued Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity above all else and held this to be true throughout the revolution. However, they would soon follow down the path of the Bourbon Monarchy, the oppressive monarchs of their country and their most hated enemy. From the Tennis Court Oath to the reign of Napoleon, the revolutionary peoples and their leaders demanded a more just and equal society. It was because this goal that the French people allowed their leaders to twist…

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    Mariah Flores Oct 9, 2015 Essay After learning about the Enlightenment, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and Napoleon, they all consists of many similarities. As to ideas, theories, leaders, and social classes. The Enlightenment occurred in the 18th century. It was influenced by the Scientific Revolution. During the Scientific Revolution, Europeans discarded traditional beliefs. The Age of Reason known as the Enlightenment basically swooped in to give the people the right to…

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    The French Revolution was an important revolt for French society. It was a time of social and political tension from 1789 until 1799. The French Revolution changed history as we know it through radical and liberal ideas. This revolution started the global decline of theocracies and absolute monarchies while changing them with democracies and republics. The French population was upset with high taxes that the government had implemented to try to pay debts from the Seven Years ' War and the…

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