Napoleon Bonaparte: Rise to Power and Early Reforms


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Why was Napoleon's rise to a prominent position difficult?

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1. Why was the Siege of Toulon important for Napoleon?

2. Where did Napoleon leave his army when he slipped back to France in 1799?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you assess your knowledge of Napoleon. You will be quizzed on his accomplishments and his interaction with foreign governments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo focus on the following:

  • Part of France that Napoleon was from
  • How Napoleon first became famous
  • Where Napoleon left his army stranded

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the age at which Napoleon received his first military appointment
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Western civilization lesson
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding Napoleon's foreign policy

Additional Learning

To learn more about Napoleon and his accomplishments, review the lesson titled Napoleon Bonaparte: Rise to Power and Early Reforms. The lesson meets the following objectives:

  • Examine Napoleon's earlier life and military career
  • Learn about the military achievements of Napoleon
  • Determine how Napoleon became First Consul
  • Identify the events that led to Napoleon's election to Emperor of the French