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Ch 12: AP European History - The Napoleonic Empire: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Napoleonic Empire chapter of this AP European History Help and Review course is the simplest way to master Napoleon's empire. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the Napoleonic Empire.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering European history material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn European history. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding Napoleon Bonaparte's rise to power or the Napoleonic Code
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the Napoleonic Empire
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Napoleonic Empire chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Napoleonic Empire chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any Napoleonic Empire question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Napoleonic Empire unit of a standard AP European history course. Topics covered include:

  • History, politics and rise to power of Napoleon Bonaparte
  • The Civil Code of 1804
  • Treaty of Amiens
  • The Third Coalition
  • Spain's Peninsular War
  • Growth of nationalism in Europe
  • French invasion of Russia
  • Congress of Vienna
  • The Battle of Waterloo

9 Lessons in Chapter 12: AP European History - The Napoleonic Empire: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Napoleon Bonaparte: History, Politics & Rise to Power

1. Napoleon Bonaparte: History, Politics & Rise to Power

In this lesson, we will meet the famous Napoleon Bonaparte. We will examine Napoleon's early life, his military career, the politics of his age, and his rise to power.

Napoleonic Code: The Civil Code of 1804

2. Napoleonic Code: The Civil Code of 1804

In this lesson, we will study the Civil Code of 1804, which is also called the Napoleonic Code. We will examine the code's development and content and see how it influenced the laws of other nations.

Treaty of Amiens (1802): Overview, Agreement & Objections

3. Treaty of Amiens (1802): Overview, Agreement & Objections

In this lesson, we will study the events leading up to the 1802 Treaty of Amiens, which ended a long war between France and Great Britain. We will also examine the provisions and outcome of the treaty.

The Third Coalition: Overview, Battles & Treaties

4. The Third Coalition: Overview, Battles & Treaties

In this lesson, we will study the War of the Third Coalition that pitted France against Britain, Russia, Austria, and several other allies. We will take a close look at the battles of Trafalgar, Ulm, and Austerlitz.

The Peninsular War in Spain

5. The Peninsular War in Spain

In this lesson, we will study the Peninsular War in Spain that pitted France against Great Britain, Spain and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula.

Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

6. Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

In this lesson, we will study the growth of nationalism that took place during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic age. We will begin by defining nationalism and then explore how it developed in these critical eras.

French Invasion of Russia in 1812: Advance, Retreat & Battles

7. French Invasion of Russia in 1812: Advance, Retreat & Battles

In this lesson, we will examine Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812. We'll take a close look at the emperor's reasons for invading, the progress of the invasion, and the results of the campaign.

Congress of Vienna: Members, Objectives & Results

8. Congress of Vienna: Members, Objectives & Results

In this lesson, we will study the Congress of Vienna, which established a balance of power in Europe after Napoleon's defeat. We will meet the Congress' members, examine its objectives, and take a look at its results.

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Waterloo

9. Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Waterloo

In this lesson, we will explore the return of Napoleon Bonaparte to France on March 1, 1815, his hundred-day reign, and his downfall at the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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