Presentation on theme: "Chapter 19 Section 5. He spread the ideas of revolution across Europe along with the Napoleonic Code Spain: Joseph was king and planned to do away."— Presentation transcript:
He spread the ideas of revolution across Europe along with the Napoleonic Code Spain: Joseph was king and planned to do away with the Catholic Church Many Spaniards stayed loyal to the old king and the Church Spain used guerrilla warfare – hit-and- run This kept large #’s of French troops in Spain
1812, Alexander I of Russia stopped the Continental System Napoleon assembled his Grand Army – 600,000 soldiers The Russians moved east and burned everything as they went – “scorched earth” The French were hungry and cold
September – Napoleon entered Moscow October – Napoleon starts to return home on the 1,000 mile retreat Quote pg 500 Around 100,000 soldiers survived Napoleon rushed to Paris to raise a new army
Russia, Britain, Austria, and Prussia against France 1813 – they defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Nations 1814 – Napoleon abdicated – stepped down from the crown Napoleon was exiled to Elba in the Mediterranean Louis XVIII, brother of Louis XVI, became king
After Louis XVIII became king, loyalty to Napoleon was rekindled Napoleon escaped and returned to France, Louis XVIII fled 1815 – Napoleon entered Paris
Napoleon was free for 100 days until the Allied forces defeated him at Waterloo in Belgium. Exiled to St. Helena in S. Pacific Never returned, died in 1821 Was he “the revolution on horseback” or a traitor to the revolution?
Restoring stability to Europe after 25 years of war Chief goal: create lasting peace by balancing power
European map redrawn – pg 502 Turn the clock back to 1792 – Legitimacy -restore hereditary monarchies Louis XVIII – king of France
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