general; Emperor of France; he seized power in coup d'etat in 1799; he led French armies in conquering much of Europe, placing his relatives in positions of power. Defeated at the Battle of Waterloo, he was exiled on the island of Elba.
Admiral Horatio Nelson
British Admiral; he defeated Napoleon's navy in Egypt and again at the Battle of Trafalgar.
"stroke of state"; the sudden overthrow of a government by force
the procedure used to submit the constitution of a new government to the people for a yes-or-no vote.
the system of commercial blockades in Britain and continental Europe, set in place by Napoleon with the intent of destroying Britain's economy.
a sense of pride and devotion to one's nation
Czar Alexander I
Czar of Russia from 1801-1825; after the defeat of Napoleon's army in 1812, he became one of Europe's most powerful leaders , supporting the suppression of revolutionary movements in Russia and in Europe.
the period that marks the time between Napoleon's return to Paris from Elba, his final defeat at Waterloo, and the restoration of King Louis XVIII.
Duke of Wellington
British soldier and statesman; he led the British troops against Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.
Prince Klemens von Metternich
Austrian statesman and diplomat; he was the Austrian representative at the Congress of Vienna.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
French statesman and diplomat; he was one on the negotiators at the Congress of Vienna. He represented France on behalf of Louis XVIII.
compensation that is paid to a nation for the damage inflicted upon it.
an extremist who not only opposes change, but also wants to undo certain changes.
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