Napoleon Bonaparte: The Battle Of Robespierre

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“THE TACTICIAN NAPOLEON BONAPARTE” In 1787 France was utterly shaken by the beginning of a great revolution that would reshape the country, its political system, leadership and its monarch. At the time France fell under a social and political system known as “Ancien regim” which translates to the old order. Social institutions were divided into three parts, the clergy, nobility and the third estate which were commoners. All people under France were considered subject of the king and their rights and status were flowed from these three parts. France had a very large population which was very heavy in demand of food and basic necessities or consumer goods due to size of this population. Economic crisis and even small revolts were very common…show more content…
During the process Maximum government law was created, allowing higher taxes on the rich, social reform, and free education. These acts created violent uprisings that were later broken up during the reign of terror led by Robespierre. Due to the great victory of the army the new reforms seemed pointless and the man who sponsored them Robespierre was overthrown and sentenced to death by execution and the Maximum government law was dissolved. In the southeast and also the west the national convention was dispersed when royalists tried to seize power in Paris, these royalists were destroyed by Napoleon Bonaparte the young French General. The constant struggle between the war and different risings of political powers and assemblies also revolutionaries and counterrevolutionaries led to the complete dissolve of the republic and the 18…show more content…
This revolution presented great opportunity for Napoleon Bonaparte who in his teens was a young and very hungry military Lieutenant in a French artillery regiment. During the revolution France became a revolutionary republic and Napoleon Bonaparte had become affiliated with Maximilien Robespierre the revolutionary leader and during this time was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General, thou in 1794 Maximilien Robespierre fell from power and was put to death by guillotine. For his relations with the revolutionary leader Napoleon Bonaparte had been put on house arrest but in 1975 was promoted to Major General due to his help defeating or suppressing an insurrection against the revolutionary government. Napoleon Bonaparte took part in various battles and engagements with European nations during the 1790’s, one them defeating Austria and winning French territory in 1976 another was his successful campaign in Egypt in
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