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  • Napier Biography

    Napier Biography

    John Napier John Napier was born in the year 1550 and was the son of Sir Archibald Napier and Janet Bothwell. Born to Scottish nobility Napier lived his youth in Edinburgh, Scotland. John Napier started his education when he turned the age of thirteen was soon believed to have dropped out. Instead Napier went to Europe to further his education. At the ripe age of twenty-one he returned to Scotland and married Elizabeth Stirling. This

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Napolean

    Napolean

    In the vast history of war, there has never been, and will not be for a long time after, a battle as big as the one in Leipzig. Beginning October 14 through the 19th, 1813, this is the battle that finally destroyed the rein of the great Napoleon, and of course the largest battle in the Napoleonic Wars. POWER OF NAPOLEON Possibly no other person has had such a great impact on nationalism in Germany

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Artur
  • Napolean Bonaparte

    Napolean Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon Bonaparte, who is also known as the "little Corsican", was born on August 15,1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica. His family had moved there from Italy in the 16th century. His original name was Napoleone. He had 7 brothers and sisters. His original nationality was Corsican-Italian. He also despised the French. He thought they were oppressors of his native land. His father was a lawyer, and was also anti-French. One reason Napoleon may have

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Napolean Bonaparte

    Napolean Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon Bonaparte, who is also known as the "little Corsican", was born on August 15,1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica. His family had moved there from Italy in the 16th century. His original name was Napoleone. He had 7 brothers and sisters. His original nationality was Corsican-Italian. He also despised the French. He thought they were oppressors of his native land. His father was a lawyer, and was also anti-French. One reason Napoleon may have

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    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon

    "A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights." This is a statement made by Napoleon. Little did he know it was being applied to his life as his advanced further along. He has a short family life at home, an extensive education, great military training and experience, and married a beautiful, strong woman. Carlo "Charles" Maria Buonaparte and Letiza Ramolino were married in 1764. Together they produced eight children. Napoleone "Nabulio"

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon

    Napoleon was one of the greatest military minds in the history of warfare. He expanded the conquests of France from her revolutionary borders to that of an Empire that stretched from Spain to the edges of Russia. Napoleon's genius lay not in revolutionizing of warfare itself, but in the refinement of existing means. He did not propose any drastic changes in tactics nor did he invent a new method of waging warfare. Instead he excelled

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Mike
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon

    Napoleon was considered one of the greatest and youngest generals of all time. When he was younger he'd been enrolled into a military school - a career choice that was perfect for him. Napoleon conquered many countries, making himself well known in Europe. Many people from conquered countries idolized him and eventually joined his army, making his enemies into allies. By doing that he had accomplished peace with others nation, such as Russia, and many

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon

    Rise & Fall Soft fog fell over the southern hills; stars rose above the heavens as a gentle breeze blew the light smoke across the top of the mahogany pipe. Frigid air and piercing frost steadied the rustling leaves and there he sat, pipe in hand, staring into the darkness for answers. He was set in his age, his face like the rippling water. His eyes as cold as the very air itself and as

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Max
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon

    There were many positive aspects of Napoleon's reign. Napoleon had supported the changes brought about by the Revolution. He accepted the Declaration of the Rights of Man and did not restore feudalism. He improved the French system of laws by installing the Napoleonic Code, which made the laws more equal. Napoleon also increased the French education by establishing public high schools, universities, and trade schools. He also used his incredible gift of persuasion in order

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: David
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon

    I love power, but I love it only as an artist loves his art. I have only one passion and one mistress–France. I wake with her. I sleep with her. My only mistress is power, and I work too hard in winning her to allow myself easily to be robbed of her or even envied for possessing her. Ambition is so much a part of me and my temperament, of my constitution, that is has

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    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Napoleon - an Enlightened Despot

    Napoleon - an Enlightened Despot

    Enlightened despotism is when there is an absolute ruler, in some cases a tyrant, who follows the principles of the Enlightenment through reforms. Permitting religious toleration, allowing freedom of the press and speech, and expanding education are a few main guidelines to being and enlightened despot. Napoleon I is often referred to as one of the greatest enlightened despots. Although, he did not follow the ideas of the enlightenment entirely, he managed his country in

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Janna
  • Napoleon - Guidance to Freedom or Just Another Tyrant?

    Napoleon - Guidance to Freedom or Just Another Tyrant?

    Guidance to Freedom or Just Another Tyrant? When most people think of Napoleon Bonaparte they think of either a tyrant emperor or a brilliant war strategist. Maybe both are right but in whatever conclusion any person comes to, they will know he was a small man who accomplished many great things. Napoleon conquered countries and developed a mass empire, which led to his celebrity like fame. He was a man that respected cultures and every

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Bred
  • Napoleon and Italian Unification

    Napoleon and Italian Unification

    To what extent was Napoleon III responsible for the unification of Italy? Napoleon III's contribution to the unification of Italy was decisive but inadvertent. He and Cavour had no intention of unifying Italy; Cavour was interested in Piedmontese augmentation, while Napoleon was concerned to put French interests and his family before anything else. He had several reasons to help Cavour, none of which included his desire for a unified Italy. To a great extent, he

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Top
  • Napoleon and Some of His Contributions

    Napoleon and Some of His Contributions

    Napoleon's main contribution to the French economy was the Continental system. At that time, France ruled many countries and had control over most of Europe so in theory, it should have had a fairly large impact on Britain considering that Britain would lose many of it's trading partners. The continental system was a system where by France forbade France, her allies and neutrals to trade with Brtain on the basis that British blockades were against

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Jack
  • Napoleon and the Spanish Resistance

    Napoleon and the Spanish Resistance

    Napoleon and the Spanish Resistance Throughout time, the military has been considered one of the key features in a civilization. It has been considered the heart and soul of many countries and empires and has been the center of many cultures. Throughout history we have seen many military leaders and military powers. We have seen military techniques and technology change as we progress. Our schools are filled with legends of great war heroes and hard-fought

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Edward
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte is regarded as one of the greatest military and political masterminds in the history of man. Napoleon's brilliance led him through extremely successful Italian campaigns, major battles against the Third Coalition and helped him rule politically to keep the gains of the revolution. Napoleon, through his military conquests and political alterations, made France a great nation. Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15th, 1769 in small town of Ajaccio on the island of

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    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: David
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon was one of the most important figures in European history. As one of the greatest military leaders, Napoleon did many things to modernize the European nations he ruled. In 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio, Corsica. His middle class family was of Italian descent. After completing his education, Napoleon went to France to become a solider. In Napoleon's first battle as leader of an army, he became famous. By pointing artillery at the

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    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: David
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Few individuals have come along that have totally captured the imaginations of their historians. Perhaps the most known of these characters is Napoleon Bonaparte. The part of his life often found most interesting was his modest beginnings. Here, like some Hollywood movie is the tale of an exceptional man whose intelligence and rise from the bottom is eventually defeated by his flaws, which cause him to fall from power. He was

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    Submitted: March 18, 2009 By: David
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte, a Corsican born in 1769, was a natural leader, and was brought up learning war tactics and studied firearms technology in school. At age 9 he started military school, and although he was not the most popular child, he had a natural tendency for war. He was made an officer in the French Army at age sixteen, and he worked his way up through the ranks, fighting for the side of the revolution.

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Mike
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte is a widely known, extremely controversial figure when it comes to the political position of France surrounding the time after the French revolution. France had experienced a time of great turmoil for years on end and though they hoped for their liberal ideas to be expressed the endless mayhem had become monotonous and undesirable. In this way, Napoleon's entrance into French politics was strategically placed. Though his political attitude was far from what

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Jack
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte is regarded as one of the greatest military and political masterminds in the history of man. Napoleon's brilliance led him through extremely successful Italian campaigns, major battles against the Third Coalition and helped him rule politically to keep the gains of the revolution. Napoleon, through his military conquests and political alterations, made France a great nation. Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15th, 1769 in small town of Ajaccio on the island of

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    Submitted: April 25, 2011 By: amory
  • Napoleon Bonaparte - Son of the Revolution

    Napoleon Bonaparte - Son of the Revolution

    Napoleon Bonaparte or should I say the "Son of the Revolution", I believe was both a preserver and a destroyer of the French Revolution. In fact, "In a sense, Napoleon brought the revolution to an end in 1799, but he was also a child of the revolution" (Spielvogel 544, 1). Napoleon had helped the French people and the French government in various ways; nevertheless, Napoleon thought that constantly the people owed him. I think that

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Max
  • Napoleon French Revolution

    Napoleon French Revolution

    The French Revolution was a series of complex events from 1789 to 1799. The Revolution consisted of 3 stages and a 4th following the revolution. The first stage known as The First French Revolution was a constitutional struggle that was for the most part passive. During these periods very little violence erupted however, it still had its fair share of problems. A group of brave, influential men expressed criticism towards the King and his policies.

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Napoleon I

    Napoleon I

    Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821 C.E.) was born during the time of the French Revolution, which ultimately affected his goals and eventual leadership of France. Napoleon directed many successful campaigns to expand the empire and allies of France from 1796-1812 C.E. His motives were controversial, did he want to bring peace to France or gain ultimate power? Napoleon Bonaparte was the ultimate ruler of the French Revolution who wanted complete power with many goals set to expand

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Napoleon Versus Frederick the Great

    Napoleon Versus Frederick the Great

    Napoleon versus Frederick the Great I have chosen to compare Napoleon to Frederick the Great. I will compare these two extremely influential leaders through numerous techniques; including their military history, the administration of their territories, the legacy they left upon their countries, among others. Napoleon was a great soldier that graduated from military school at the age of sixteen and quickly worked his way through the ranks. Napoleon was a brilliant leader in battle and

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    Submitted: June 5, 2010 By: Monika
  • Napoleon's Defeat

    Napoleon's Defeat

    The Campaign of 1812 should have been a another crusade for Napoleon, but he now faced 2 new policies that he had never faced before, the severe Russian winter and the notorious scorched-earth policy. On June 23, 1812 Napoleon's Grande Armee, over 500,000 men strong, poured over the Russian border. An equal amount of Russian forces awaited them. The result of the campaign was a surprise. Two authors, General carl von Clausewitz and Brett James,

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Napoleon’s Blunders: Militarily and Domestically

    Napoleon’s Blunders: Militarily and Domestically

    Countryman Napoleon’s Blunders: Militarily and Domestically Luke Countryman 4-17-2015 ________________ Throughout history there have been many different types of blunders. According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, a blunder is defined as “a gross error or mistake resulting usually from stupidity, ignorance, or carelessness.”[1] Blunders are constantly made by people each day. The most significant of these are made by people who are of high importance, such as world leaders. For example, people remember the blunders of Richard

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    Submitted: November 30, 2016 By: ldcountryman
  • Napoleon’s Defeat

    Napoleon’s Defeat

    The Campaign of 1812 should have been a another crusade for Napoleon, but he now faced 2 new policies that he had never faced before, the severe Russian winter and the notorious scorched-earth policy. On June 23, 1812 Napoleon's Grande Armee, over 500,000 men strong, poured over the Russian border. An equal amount of Russian forces awaited them. The result of the campaign was a surprise. Two authors, General carl von Clausewitz and Brett James,

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Monika
  • Narrative of the Life Frederick Douglass

    Narrative of the Life Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass born a slave, educated himself, escaped, and made himself one of the greatest leaders in American History. His anti-slavery speeches were intelligent, brilliant, and eloquent, which made many people question if he really was a slave. To prove them wrong, Douglass decided to write his own story. Douglass wrote three autobiographies, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845), My Bondage and My Freedom (1855), and Life and Time Frederick Douglass (1881). This

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Janna
  • Nasa

    Nasa

    Ever since the beginning of time, mankind has been fascinated with wonders of space. Before the mid-1900s, all mankind could do was gaze at the stars from Earth and wonder what it would be like to go into space. Man would look through telescopes and make theories on how the universe worked. During the mid-1900s, mankind finally was able to send a man into space and explore the wonders of space first hand. So why

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Anna
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