The Royal academy 1811-1815 In 1811 Samuel Morse’s father allowed him to attend the Royal Academy

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The Royal academy 1811-1815 In 1811 Samuel Morse’s father allowed him to attend the Royal Academy in England soon after his education at Yale University. At Yale, Samuel Morse saw demonstrations of electricity, which played an important role in his later life. The Royal Academy was a school where Samuel Morse would be able to study and practice painting. He practiced there from 1811 to 1815 alongside some of the most famous artists of his time. Later, he furthered his artistic career. He painted many portraits of people ranging from merchants to former presidents of the United States. In time, Samuel Morse went on to paint Marquis de Lafayette in 1825. This is said to be one of his best works of art in his career as an artist. Wife dies…show more content…
After years of waiting, Morse finally received word in 1849 that he got the patent. He was now known as the sole inventor of the telegraph. Congress renewed Morse’s patent several years later. Morse became very wealthy from people using the telegraph and later in his life donated a great sum to charities and colleges. Emperor Napoleon 1804 In 1795, following the French revolution, the Directory held the executive power in France. Four years later, napoleon overthrew the directory and created the consulate, establishing himself as first consul. In 1804, the senate of France pronounced Napoleon emperor of France. This is significant because the nation (France) that just fought a revolution for independence against a monarchy and who helped the United States of America become a free and independent democratic nation would go ahead and give a single man supreme control in their country. This also shows the weaknesses and corruption a new nation like France would face in its attempts to become a democratic republic. It can serve as a lesson to future nations to prevent corruption at all costs and to not repeat mistakes made in the past. Thanks to, the people of Germany granting Hitler and the Nazi party so much power within the government, World War 2 happened. World War 2 was a repeat of Napoleonic France; the people were poor and desperate and in need of a savior to lead them out of poverty and despair. In being so desperate, they blindly threw

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