The fall of Napoleon and the role of Britain 1814
in French Revolution and Rule of Napoleon 1774-1815
What was the key factor in Napoleon’s fall in 1814?
The Russian campaign; the effects of the war in Spain; the Continental system; the diplomacy of 1813-14; the final campaigns; internal discontents; the abdication and exile to Elba
Key concept: hierarchy of causation
What was the importance of Britain in the struggle against Napoleon to 1814
Trafalgar and British naval strength. The Continental System and the British blockade; the British diplomatic campaign; Wellington, the peninsular War
Key concept: The role of naval warfare