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Napoleon and the War of the Third Coalition
22 mins 7th - 12th
A timeline of the main events in Napoleon's career (starting in 1799) begins this video, which details the War of the Third Coalition and the transition of the Holy Roman Empire into the Confederation of the Rhine. Maps, paintings, and...
Napoleon and the War of the Fourth Coalition
16 mins 7th - 12th
France has gone through a lot of changes lately - first the monarchy fell to revolution, then the Republic was formed from the ashes, and now Napoleon has made France a major world power once again. This video shows the meteoric rise of...
Napoleon and the Wars of the First and Second Coalitions
13 mins 7th - 12th
After a brief summary of Napoleon's conquests and the coalitions against which he fought, this video details his emergence as Emperor and a major superpower in Europe. It summarizes main points about Napoleon, including his trail through...
French Revolution (Part 4)- The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte
17 mins 7th - 12th
A good way to transition from the French Revolution to the influence of Napoleon Bonaparte, this video details how the French government changed in the intervening years, and Napoleon's militaristic rise to power. The colorful maps,...
Lesson 3: Britain, Napoleon, and the American Embargo, 1803–1808
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile the French were once the allies of Americans, the Napoleonic Wars saw the United States almost drawn into a war with its one-time friend. Wars in Europe threatened to draw in the early republic. A primary source-based activity...
Reading Comprehension Quiz - The Napoleonic Code
8th - 10th
Combine history and language arts with this short reading assessment. After reading two paragraphs about the Napoleonic Code, learners answer four multiple-choice questions about the information in the reading. An answer key is available...
Hero or Tyrant: Connecting Beethoven’s Third Symphony to Napoleon, Part One
9th - 12th
The second and third movements of the Eroica, Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, provides listeners with an opportunity to connect to French Revolution and to Napoleon Bonaparte. As they listen to the music, individuals draw what their ears...