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Villalobos Eamon Barkhordarian

Period C 12/19/08

Review Questions pg. 185


1. Identify
a. Consulate
i. The three man governing board. This was a new form of government
that replaced the Directory, thanks to Napoleon Bonaparte.
b. Concordat of 1801
i. What helped Napoleon make peace with the Catholic Church. It kept
the Church under state control but recognized religious for
Catholics. Revolutionaries who opposed the Church denounced the
agreement, but Catholics welcomed it.
c. Napoleonic Code
i. A new law code. It embodied the Enlightenment principles such as
equality of all citizens before the law, religious toleration, and
advancement based on merit. It also undid some reforms of the
French Revolution. Women lost most of their newly gained rights.
Male regained complete authority over their wife and children.
d. Confederation of the Rhine
i. It was the league of German states formed by Emperor Napoleon I in
1806 after his defeat of the Austrians. It was head by 38 members
and was under French protection.
e. Battle of Trafalgar
i. The battle where Britain defeated France. Admiral Horatio Nelson
smashed Napoleon’s fleet. This forced Napoleon to stick Britain at
its commerce.
f. Constitutional system
i. Napoleon waged warfare through the constitutional system, which
closed European ports to British goods. In the end, Napoleon’s
constitutional system failed to bring Britain to its knees.
2. Define
a. Plebiscite
i. Ballot in which voters say yes or no
b. Annex
i. Added outright
c. Blockade
i. Shutting off ports to keep people or supplies from moving in and
out.
3. Describe Napoleon Bonaparte’s rise to power.
a. He started off as a 20 year old boy during the revolution as a lieutenant. He
quickly rose up in ranks for he was naturally skilled. Also he gained a lot of
fame after winning many battle against the Austrians and driving British
forces out of the French port of Toulon.
4.
a. What revolutionary reforms were undone by Napoleon?
Villalobos Eamon Barkhordarian
Period C 12/19/08

i. The Napoleonic code was a new law code. It undid some reforms of
the French Revolution. Women lost most of their newly gained
rights. Male regained complete authority over their wife and
children.
b. How did Napoleon preserve some of the principles of the Enlightenment?
i. The Napoleonic code was a new law code. It embodied the
Enlightenment principles such as equality of all citizens before the
law, religious toleration, and advancement based on merit.
5.
a. How did Napoleon come to dominate most of Europe?
i. He was part of the French army. From there, he escalated in the
ranks. He became captain in 1789, which is when France introduced
the bill of rights. A group in the parliament decided that France
needed a leader because there were a lot of internal problems in
France (economical and political). He became power-hungry and
became 1st Consul for life by vote in 1802. He pronounced himself
emperor in 1804, showing France he was going to be a type of new
'king', without religion.
b. Why did his efforts to subdue Britain fail?
i. Britain’s navy was more powerful than France’s. The battle of
Trafalgar was the battle where Britain defeated France. Admiral
Horatio Nelson smashed Napoleon’s fleet. This forced Napoleon to
stick Britain at its commerce.