HIS241H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Battle Of Trafalgar, Helvetic Republic, Bourgeoisie
The minute the revolution began, he flew back to corsica and attempted to start a revolution there. He saw another noble had already done this and left and offered his forces to the french revolutionaries. In toulon-paris , napoleon demonstrated his expertise and defeated the. British and loyalist control in the southern region. Coup d"etat (1799) was pulled off and allowed napoleon to create the. Consulate and label himself as an everlasting consulate. He also went further on to crown himself as emperor bonaparte (may 1804). He also created the conditions for the french state. He declared i am the revolution. he also looked towards the centralization of the state. In addition he also allowed for plebiscites (a popular vote). This is a fa ade of a democracy, allowing the people to think that they have an input in the political system. However, they essentially have no input to create any type of policy.