Napoleon Bonaparte

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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 this is how he acted like a child. Napoleon became commander of the French army in 1796 in Italy. Since he was now the commander he was reliable to do what he had to for the French without the people owing him anything. Moreover, from the time he became commander he had fought and won numerous wars beginning…show more content…
Europe at one time did have factories which were stocked with quite expensive items, but because of other companies taking over them prices fell and people were left unemployed. Europe had a high death rate because of lack of food and terrible living conditions. In Europe there was a lot of poverty whereas in Great Britain there was not. Because of emigrants coming from all over to Europe especially, people from Ireland, Europe's population began to grow. It was then that Europe soon would be exposed to experience industrialization. How did the Industrial Revolution affect the family, the role of women, and living conditions? The Industrial Revolution affected families in countless different ways. For the bulk of people who were in the working class lived in small houses. Considering that these houses were so small, the people in them would be crammed together. "There were 63 families where there were at least five persons to a bed; and there were some in which even six were packed in one bed, lying at the top and bottom-children and adults" (Spievogel 569, 1). The houses were unsanitary and the people from the working class were more likely to come in contact with a disease. The people of the working class were not as physically healthy looking because they did not eat and live as well as the middle class or wealthy did. The working classes had very poor working conditions and were not paid fairly. Not just the men worked, but women

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