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Main Themes:

        1.  Napoleon's conquests stimulated liberalism and nationalism throughout Europe.
        2.  The concept of a "balance of power" was formally put into practice by the Vienna Settlement
             and proved to be successful for the next 100 years.

  I.  Napoleon's Accomplishments:  Son of the Revolution OR  Military Dictator???
  
     A.  Centralization of French local govenment.
        B.  Furtherance of public education.
        C.  Settlement of religious conflicts brought about during the Revolution -->
Concordat of 1801.
        D.  Legal reforms -->
Code Napoleon (**see your notes for details **)
        E.  Improved French finances --> Bank of France established.
        F.  Public works projects built.

II.  Napoleon's Influence Upon Europe:
  
     A.  Map changes  (** see your notes for Vienna Settlement provisions **)
        B.  Spread French revolutionary ideas.
        C.  Ended the Old Regime abuses of feudalism and serfdom.
        D.  Introduced the Code Napoleon to other countries in Central Europe.
        E.  He aroused a spirit of intolerant nationalism among the conquered peoples.
        F. 
Confederation of the Rhine created --> aided eventual German unification.

III.  The Congress of Vienna (1814-1815):    (Metternich, Castlereash, Czar Alexander I, Tallyrand)
        A.  Restore the pre-French revolutionary balance of power (principle of legitimacy) and keep Fr. weak.
        B.  Compensation -- territorial musical chairs.
        C.  Denial of democracy and nationalism --> try to "put the genie {of revolutionary ideals} back in the
             bottle".
        D.  Metternich's policies ("Age of Reaction"):
                    -- press censorship --> Carlsbad Decrees.
                    -- Quadruple Alliance --> "Concert of Europe".
                    -- Dutch Republic revived as the Netherlands.
                    -- Sardinia restored.
                    -- created a new Poland.
                    -- he made no concessions to the principle of popular sovereignty.

ADDITIONAL TERMS TO KNOW:

Concordat of 1801
lycees
Code Napoleon
Champollion
Rosetta Stone
Legion of Honor
Consulate
Battle of Trafalgar
Admiral Nelson
Duke of Wellington
Continental System
Waterloo
legitimacy
compensation
Quadruple Alliance