The French Revolution and the Rise of Napoleon

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1789 - Summoning of the Estate General

Census suffrage 1791 - National Assembly (1 constitution: Constitutional Monarchy).
Male universal suffrage 1792 - First Republic (Jacobins)
1795 - Republic (Reaction of the Girondins)
1799 - Coup d'état (Consulate) / Napoleon (Consul)
1804 - Napoleon crowned himself Emperor of France.

Ideas that reflect that Napoleon was authoritarian, absolutist: Strong government, he concentrated power in his own person, many people considered him to be a tyrant.
Ideas that reflect that he was in favor of revolutionary ideas: He applied some revolutionary ideas, liberal ideas, he was considered to be a product of the French Revolution.

The Restoration (this system collapsed as it was unable to prevent the growth of liberalism and nationalism): 1814 - Napoleon was defeated. 1814-15 - The victors > Prussia + Great Britain + Austria met at the Congress of Vienna > They signed a treaty: The Holy Alliance.
Main Goals: To restore monarchic absolutism.
To remodel the map of Europe: The French Empire was divided and France came back to the borders it had in 1792.
They agreed to help each other in case a liberal revolution started in any European country.

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