Hi, I am Carlota
Today in sociales class, Paqui has begun to review everything that we saw yesterday.
After she has given us a video of Napoleon.
And then we discussed the video and paqui explained us all the words that we did not understand and explained the content of the video.
18TH BRUMAIRE 1799: BONAPARTE´S COUP D'ÉTAT.
This was also divided into two periods:
1800-1802: TRIUMVIRATE: three consuls, with Napoleon as First Consul. In fact he heid all the power.
1802-1804: Napoleon was proclaimed First and Only Consul for Life.
-New Constitution (Year III)
-Restablishment of public order: end of absolutist conspiracies and popular protests.
-Concordat with the Pope
-Napoleonic Code: Civil Code which consecrated achievements of the revolution.
CORONATION OF NAPOLEON
In April 1804 the Senate approved the conversion of France into an Empire.
In December 1804 Napoleon crowned himself as Emperor of the French.
THE NAPOLEONIC EMPIRE
The French armies defeated many European countries and made them part of the French Empire. Only Great Britain and Portugal defied Napoleon's power. In 1806 Napoleon ordered the Continental Blockade against Britain.
FRENCH INVASION OF RUSSIA
The extreme cold, the scorched- earth tactics and the guerrilla warfare practiced by the Russians obliged Napoleon to order the retreat, after losing a lot of soldiers.
Coup d'État: golpe de estado
For life: vitalicio
Napoleonic Code: código Napoleón
Continental Blockade: bloqueo continental
Guerrilla Wafare: guerra de guerrillas
Scorched- earth tactus: táctica de tierra quemada
Concordat: concordato (treaty between a State and the Holy See, that includes treatment Catholic religion will recieve in that country.
Holy See: Santa Sede