Thus, General Napoleon, now Emperor, took control of the military and defeated Austria on his first Italian campaign. The treaty of Campo Formio was signed, resulting in a territorial gain for Napoleonic France. After The Little Corsican ended the Reign of Terror’s government based around terror itself, legal and political reforms were made to reshape and rebuild France into a new, functional empire. Napoleon overthrew the Directory with his famous Coup d'etat of 18 Brumaire, ending the previous government that revolved around terror.
Even though Caesar’s will gave the majority of his wealth to his grandnephew Octavian, Antony took a portion of it for him self along with claiming himself as the Caesarian faction leader. This created a rift in their relationship that would eventually boil over to war after Philippi. Antony led several legions at Philippi and his victory there helped him retain his power in the eastern Roman provinces after the battle. Antony would end up taking his own live after he lost to Octavin and believing that his lover Cleopatra (69B.C. – 30B.C.) had taken her own life in
Julius Caesar proved that he was one of the greatest Romans to be apart of Rome and with his military strategies that led him to conquer most of Gaul and parks of England, this shows that he was a true genius. The way that he was able to manipulate the government so he would win his election is just so elegant. He got the richest man in Rome and one of the most respected and joined them three together, and together they could have done anything. Julius Caesar used his greatness in battle as a way for him to gain popularity within the Roman population. Julius Caesar was a Roman
He was a leader in a nation the people were not involved in the government decisions. He formed a huge army which helped him conquer new territories. As he acquired more power, some senators feared he was becoming ambitious and dangerous. His excess of power made him a threat to the senators who declared he was a dictator. After five years of fight, Julius Caesar assassination was the result of a conspiracy by a group of Roman senators led in secret by
1. Introduction In William Shakespeare’s play, Julius Caesar, Gaius Julius Caesar is described by the character of Mark Antony as being, “…the noblest Roman of them all…” (Shakespeare Julius Caesar 188.8.131.52). Julius Caesar has been represented in history as a multi-faceted Roman leader, excelling in the military, social and political spheres of Roman life.
In contrast to Charlemagne’s feudalism, in Ancient Regime everyone was subject of the king, as well as of an estate and province, but nationality and citizenship didn’t exist. By this time, the military revolution has already begun, and with it absolutism rose in the political sphere of France. (Palmer) The Military Revolution was a product of insecurity and political tensions throughout Europe, which later requires the Balance of Powers within the continent. The feudal armies of the past were dispersing, so the possession of the army transferred from nobility to the King, granting him even more power.
France began building toward absolutism when Henry VI created the Edict of Nantes in efforts to reduce the violence in the country and gained many supporters. When Richelieu temporarily took the throne he centralized the government and established the supremacy of the king's law. When Louis XIV finally became king, Franch was already well on its way to an absolute monarchy. He went even further by diminishing the power of the nobility and gave them only ceremonial tasks until they we no longer relevant in the political
Napoleon also, was a skilled military leader and became the first emperor of France. Napoleon was a French leader whom quickly rose through the ranks of military during the French revolution and drove his military to expansion and change in the western world. Although they cannot be compared in every way because Napoleon twice relinquished his authority in military leadership, in which Alexander would not have even dreamt of doing. SECTION IV: Alexander the Great should be placed in a time capsule because of his outstanding and notable achievements of brilliant commands and undefeatable battles. He was young and clever with his battle tactics so that he could save the world from imperial enslavement.
Napoleon, a talented militarist, invaded Europe and disrupted the ‘old order’. He replaced the House of Orange -the original rulers of Holland- by Louis, his Brother and created three kingdoms in Italy. He also dethroned the Spanish king in 1908. However, after the Congress of Vienna in 1815, all the old dynasties were restored, and that implied the restoration of legitimacy. For example, the house of Savoy was restored to to Pedimont, the House of Orange to Holland, the Pope to the Papal states, the Bourbons to France and Spain, the princes to the German states and the Habsburgs to Austria.
The Life of Julius Caesar The History staff uses facts and evidence to support their claim that Julius Caesar is often remembered as one of the greatest military minds in history and credited with laying the foundation for the Roman Empire. The History Staff supports their claim by including his life before he was known for his many achievements and the First Triumvirate that started his career. The History Staff uses the many battles he fought in or led to also support their claim. The History Staff concludes with the events that led up to the death of Julius Caesar.
Power, and the way it is distributed, has changed over the years. The democratic system seen today in most 1st world countries which embodies the motif of the common man having power over his own destiny is a stark contrast to the despotisms, empires, and monarchies of the past. The greatest upheaval of this old system happened in the waning years of the 18th century, with the French peasantry throwing off their heavy yokes burdened upon them by their greedy and unqualified royal masters and becoming the masters of their own destiny (by appointing for themselves an emperor instead of a king). What happened in those years long past still echoes today as the model method for overthrowing oppression and taking ownership of one’s own destiny from the selfish clutches that they first had been stricken to.
Based on Chapters 6 and 7, describe how power was exercised and by whom in the Eastern and in the Western Empire. Theodosius- last emperor to rule over both East and West Power was most times taken by force in 500; Barbarian tribes in Western wreaked havoc with constant barbarian invasions (Barbarians vs Europe= why barbarian means uncivilized and cruel). Ostrogoths established a kingdom in Italy that eventually fell to imperial troops, which left Northern Italy left defenseless -Because of this, the Lombards came in and established their own kingdom Franks entered the Roman province of Gaul (which included France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and parts of Switzerland and Germany), and conquered all by 534 6th century; There was no more Roman structure of
Have you ever looked at great presidents in U.S.A, and wondered if that happened before in history? In Ancient Rome, there was a leader named Julius Caesar who was one of the great leaders in history. He reformed the Roman republic and was great military strategist who expanded and strengthened Rome. Soem people though say he was a villain because he had ambitios,and sought for power and glory, which sometimes might be at the expense of the republic. So that is why people wonder, was Julius Caesar a hero or villain?
In the story, “Killing Caesar,” by Jon Herman, different viewpoints are shown towards how others see Caesar as a leader. “To the people, Caesar was more god than man,” and, “He was too dangerous and tyranny must not stand,” show the two viewpoints: a tyrant or a hero. Julius Caesar is better known as a hero, even after some negative things he did. Caesar had great power as a ruler and had many achievements in Rome. He improved the life for each individual and proved to be a hero by has actions.
The Roman leader Julius Caesar was a great reformer that helped restore and reform Rome. He had done a lot to help Rome and had brought many good things to Rome under his rule. He reformed government, stopped corrupt nobles in power, and helped restore cities that were destroyed by the republic. Firstly, he reformed government in Rome.