Why Is Napoleonic Code So Effective

Satisfactory Essays
In addition to his military achievements, Napoleon made lasting political changes and foundations, most notably the Napoleonic Code, which abolished feudalism, separated church and state, and promoted meritocracy. The Napoleonic Code was so effective it is still in use by many states today. In addition to the Napoleonic Code you can thank Napoleon for driving on the right, the metric system, canned foods, modern Paris, and the United States we know today (no Louisiana Purchase; no Manifest Destiny; no US). Without Napoleon, the world would be unrecognizably
Get Access