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Reign of Terror & Napoleon


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National Convention
becomes the republic government
Death of king and queen
Louis XVI put on trial as traitor and beheaded
national convention defends the republic
country at war at all sides with europe
sans-culottes
Those who do not wear fancy pants. A rather radical part of the French Revolution.
Committee of Public Safety
Created by the Convention during the Reign of Terror. Assumed almost dictatorial power of France. Leaders include Danton, Carnot, and Robsepierre (Jacobins).
Robespierre
A French political leader of the 18th century. A Jacobin, a radical leader of the French Revolution. Headed the Committee of Public Safety, responsible for the Reign of Terror, was later executed.
Danton
part of committee of public safety
Marat
A sans-culottes hero who was stabbed to death by Girondin Charlotte Corday.
Coup d'etat
1799, A sudden overthrow of the government by Napoleon.
Reign of Terror
the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
The Directory
(1795-1799) 5 person group of conservative men that ruled France after the Reign of Terror; corrupt and unable to fix the problems of France.
Constitution of 1795
set up 5 man directory and a 2 house legislature
dictorial
problems with directory
social reform
results of resolution
Sun Yat-sen'd Three Principles of the People
a political philosophy to make China a free, prosperous, and powerful nation. The three principles are often translated into and summarized as nationalism, democracy, and the livelihood of the people.
thermodorian reaction
when robespierre is guillotined, executedin july
Phase III
the directory
previous "fame"
setting the stage up for napoleon
Tumultuous time
need for old days
a "Little Corporal"
Born in Corsica
napoleon's personality
quirky, extremely intelligent but not a gentlemen pull on people's ears wouldnt sleep much
napoleon's great marriage
Josephine de Beauharnais(the love of his life) she has affairs napoleon wants to divorce her but she begs not to ands up divorcing her and marries austrian emporess
Coup D'etat (napoleon)
creates consulate (3 men run the country)
plebiscite
A vote by the people.
the Enlightened Despot
uses enlightenment ideas but still keep absolutism
Egypt/Rosetta Stone
creates postal system collecting taxes, reorganizes government, built new house departments and hospitals
Religion/Concordat of 1801
brings together catholic church with france
Napoleonic Code
One law code that everyone must obey with 7 parts
Emperor Napoleon
first consul for life
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