Revolution, Liberalism, and Nationalism
In Europe, 1789-1914
Napoleon Bonaparte and Napoleonic France, 1799-1815

I. Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1796.

II. Bonaparte's Early Successes, 1796-1799.

    A. The Italian Campaign, 1796-1797.

    B. The Egyptian Campaign, 1798-1799.

    C. The Coup d'etat of 18 Brumaire (9 November 1799).

III. The Consulate and Domestic Reforms, 1799-1804.

    A. The Constitution of the Year VIII (1799).

    B. Administrative Reforms.

    C. Judicial Reforms.

    D. Financial Reforms.

    E. Religious Reforms.

    F. Legal Reforms: The Code napoleon.

    G. Education and Intellectual Life.

IV. Conquests of the Consulate and the Early Empire, 1803-1807.

    A. The Peace of Amiens and the Reorganization of Germany.

    B. The War of the Third Coalition, 1803-1805.

        1. The Battle of Austerlitz, 2 December 1805.

    C. The Defeat of Prussia and Russia; The Treaties of Tilsit (1807).

V. The Grand Empire, 1807-1812.

    A. Europe under Napoleonic Rule.

    B. The Continental System, 1806-1810.

    C. The Peninsular War, 1808-1813.

    D. The Austrian Campaign, 1809.

    E. The Russian Campaign, 1812.

VI. Sunset of the Empire, 1813-1815.

    A. The Wars of Liberation, 1813-1814.

    B. The First Bourbon Restoration, 1814-1815.

    C. The Hundred Days and Waterloo, 1815.

VII. Conclusion: The Legacy of Napoleon.

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