Napoleon Bonaparte

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 668
  • Published : March 30, 2013
Open Document
Text Preview
Napoleon Bonaparte

“The human race is governed by its imagination.”(Napoleon Bonaparte)is This quote by Napoleon shows how he believed that government should be made by the voice of the people. Napoleon Bonaparte was a great leader of war for France, and ruled as a democratic reformer. Ever since he was a kid, Napoleon had great leadership skills, and a love for the military. He was an excellent student, and he studied the tactics of previous rulers. Napoleon led many great battles and won most of them by changing the style of the army. His new tactics, leadership skills, and many conquests led him to be praised by many people. This resulted to him being appointed Consul of the French Republic and gaining political power. Napoleon Bonaparte was a democratic reformer because he granted people rights based on the ideas of the French Revolution, understood the importance of civilians, and his people viewed him as a great ruler.

Napoleon Bonaparte was a ruler who granted many rights and freedoms to his people. Many of his rights were based on the French Revolution such as the idea of equality. He believed that all people should be treated fairly no matter who they are. This is shown in document four, “No one should get special treatment based on birth or fortune, and this system of equality is the reason that your English monarchy hates me so much”. Napoleon also believed that improving education was very important, and that it would help bring their country forward. This belief is shown in document two, “Of all our institutions public education is the most important. Everything depends on it, the present and the future”. He also granted religious freedom, abolished serfdom, and respected his people. All of these freedoms are freedoms that a democratic reformer would certainly give to his people. Napoleon Bonaparte was a man who loved his country and his people which he showed by giving them many rights and freedoms.

Napoleon was a man who believed in his...
tracking img