Born 1769 on the Mediterranean Island of ______________ to poor family of noble origins
Corsica had been captured by the French; Napoleon’s French status was due to an ____________ of __________________!
A French patron paid for the best education available for Napoleon; he was an exceptional student!
Sought career advancement in the French army
Character traits from the Enlightenment
_________________, ______________________, non-traditional, liberal, _____________________, __________, individualistic, rational, ________________
Attended military school from ages ____ to ______ and became a lieutenant in the artillery
When the Revolution broke out Napoleon joined the army of the government
October 1795 - Napoleon became a hero by protecting the National Convention from a mob “whiff of grapeshot”
The Directory in 1796 appointed Napoleon to lead the French army against _______________
Napoleon was victorious against the Austrians
Napoleon attempted to take on the British in ______________ in 1799 but was repelled, and Admiral ___________________ of the British naval fleet defeated the French naval forces in Egypt at the Battle of the __________.