Napoleon"s empire: made france a new power, felt invincible and conquered most of europe, lost at waterloo, russia and was exiled to saint-helene. Achievements: gave his people feelings of power, glamour and grandeur, defended religious and political freedom, made paris the culture centre of europe, centralized administration, economy and the arts in paris to make it a stronger capital. Jos phine de beauharnais & r camier: showed how to be fashionable in financially difficult times, wanted to differentiate herself from the monarch elegance marie. Antoinette (reine pr c dente) became crazy due to her spending: the look was simple while their husbands were away. Return to antiquity: the ruins of pompeii and herculaneum were uncovered and inspired a return to antiquity furniture. The oath of the horatii (1784: the women are not being good citizens (strong people with courage/male, the father and the sons seem young, strong.