Chapter 19- The Age of Napoleon and the Triumph of Romanticism
Napoleon restored the public’s trust by making peace with France’s enemies
The Napoleonic Code – safeguarded property and secured French society against internal challenges.
- Made it clear that women still had no rights
Instead of letting the Pope crown him, Napoleon crowned himself to prove his power.
1791-1804 – the French colony Haiti gained independence, sparked by policies of the French Revolution.
France and Britain went to war in 1803, and Russia andAustria joined Britain as allies.
- Oct. 21, 1805 Battle of Trafalgar – the superior British navy beat the France and Spain and
ensured that France would not be able to beat Britain in a war.
- In 1805-06, Napoleon took hold of parts ofAustria, Italy, Prussia, and Western Germany.
Treaty of Tilsit – secured France’s gains of half of Prussia’s territory, and made Russia a secret ally
Napoleon tried to crush Britain by cutting off all trade with them, but the British economy survived
through trade with North and SouthAmerica.
At the beginning of the nineteenth century, nationalism began to emerge in Europe
Napoleon placed his brother Joseph on the throne in Spain, but was faced with rebellion and guerilla
When Napoleon tried to advance in to Russ