Friday, April 10, 2015

WHII Day 14: Napoleon's Three Biggest Mistakes

Setting the Stage
Napoleon Bonaparte became 'supreme' ruler of France by 1800.  At the beginning of his reign, he had his citizens best intentions in mind.  However, after the selling of the Louisiana Territory, Napoleon began his master plan of a European take-over that would begin with France's #1 rival Britain. 

Activities
We will continue to examine (why/results) the events that enabled Napoleon to become complete ruler of France. 
Napoleon Forges an Empire
Napoleon's Three Biggest Mistakes

Using pages 668-670, describe each of the following mistakes Napoleon made after his earlier successes. 
    • -Continental System (1806)
    • -Peninsular war (1808)
    • -Invasion of Russia (1812)
What were Napoleon's final years like?  Write a brief biography of Napoleon's life from October  
                                  1813 to his death in 1821.

(All findings need to be turned in to Showbie)
 
French Revolution test in on TUESDAY!! FR Study Guide
 Make sure to turn in your 2nd Current Event!!!

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