Homework – 2 Questions2 Questions

Some scholars think if he had “stopped” there, he might have built a lasting European empire. Do you agree? Why or why not? (Consider factors such as the appeal of French Revolutionary ideals vs. the authoritarian nature of the Empire, as well Napoleon’s psychological make-up.)
Question 2
When all was said and done in 1815, Napoleon was defeated and sent to exile, and a Bourbon sat on the French throne as if 1789 had never happened. Yet, the world was changed by the period studied in this course in many profound ways. Discuss in detail three ways the people and events discussed in this course permanently changed the Western world from what it had been in 1789.