Napoleon III of France

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    After the defeat of Napoleon I, the Allies needed to redraw the map of Europe. This plan was drawn in the Treaty of Vienna in 1815 which created a new balance of power. For example, the Allies reduced France to her prewar borders and she had given up territories which was conquered by Napoleon I. Moreover, the Allies strengthened the states bordering France as a barrier against the renewal of French aggression. The settlement of 1815 undertaken by the Allies was harsh to France and the country’s power had been reduced. Furthermore, there was a new balance maintained in Europe by the Allies which favoured Britain and Russia. However, the new balance of power was not going to remain secure for long because Russia had become a huge influential power in Europe next to Great Britain, and was determined to grow her influence further. For example, Russia had attained Warsaw which turned into a separate kingdom of Poland and took Bessarabia from Turkey in 1812, which posed a threat to the Ottoman Empire and the international order. Britain, on the other hand, became dominant at sea and traded with many countries such as India. Although the Allies had created and maintained the balance, it was not going to last for long…

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    of history. It is no wonder that France had such a hard time with their revolution. Although the French Revolution showed that building a democracy poses challenges, such as the suppression of groups in the tyranny of the majority and minority and an uneducated population which cannot hold office, Burke and Mill offer their philosophies as solutions to these problems. Tyranny of the majority…

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    order to reach their goals. “Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.” – Napoleon Hill. Making adjustments often means giving up the things that you enjoyed doing the most, which is part of everyday life. For the men in 1832, it was no different for them if it meant sacrificing themselves for the better of their people. In the book, Les Miserables by Victor Hugo, the men in the barricade portrayed the Republic men who lost their lives on the…

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    Napoleon Bonaparte was born the 15th of august 1769. Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader. Napoleon Bonaparte gained his power during the French revolution and he also lead many successful campaigns during the revolutionary wars. Napoleon Bonaparte was the emperor of France from 1804 to 1814 and once again in 1815. Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Corsica an island located west of the Italian peninsula. Napoleon Bonaparte was the fourth child in their family and the…

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    Chapter Eight Johannes was aware that the Dowager Duchess Stéphanie de Beauharnais had returned to Paris when her nephew Louis-Napoleon reclaimed the Emperor’s throne. He knew she would be able to help him. The Emperor had arranged for the Dowager Duchess to stay at the Hôtel de Ville close to the Tuileries Palace. Stéphanie de Beauharnais had merely transferred her royal court from the Mannheim Palace where she had resided since the death of her husband to the Hôtel de Ville after the…

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    During mid-nineteenth century Paris, Where Emile Zola’s Belly of Paris takes place, Napoleon III's reign had caused the French economy to prosper due to the extraordinary need for French goods, a brand-new finance structure, and a substantial plan for public work. This new-found prosperity turned the city of Paris into the envy of the entire world around it. It was entirely restructured and upgraded by essentially gentrifying poor neighborhoods and replacing its archaic history into new…

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    Napoleon as almost every new "prince" in history was lucky because of the circumstances and opportunities that was lucky to have; which allowed him to become the emperor of France. When the revolution occurred in France the monarchy was abolished, France fell at war with it's neighboring countries because they wanted to restore the monarchy. When France went to war with it's neighbors; this gave Napoleon the opportunity to make a name for himself, Napoleon was then near army hero, Napoleon…

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    of the French One of Napoleon Bonaparte’s most brilliant opponents once said, “never has a brain so disciplined and under such control been seen” (Durant 240). There is no doubt that the brain of Napoleon did not go unused. Napoleon went from an undistinguished foreigner, to ruler of the extensive French Empire. Although, Napoleon eventually lost the title of emperor, nobody would forget the name of the man who conquered most of Europe. Napoleon Bonaparte rose to power by overcoming challenges…

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    Unquestionably among the greatest military commanders of history, Napoleon Bonaparte was, like many great men, corrupted by his victories and increasing power. Nevertheless, he was a successful reformer of the military and of education in France and his Napoleonic Code is yet followed in many European, Middle Eastern, and African countries today, and many of his educational reforms are yet practiced. In 1804, Napoleon established the Napoleonic Code which changed feudal laws that were…

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    This isn't a question that can be answered in these simplistic terms he did heroic acts as well as villainess. All napoleon wanted to do is unify Europe into one massive country. He restored France to its former state of order. But there is also the fact of the matter that he killed possibly millions of people. So a person can not pompously state that Napoleon was a hero or a villain, because he was both or close to it anyways, he was a necessary evil. Napoleon's dream and goal was conquered…

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