The Rise of Napoleon


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This week we will examine one of the most important people in World History Napoleon Bonaparte. After the chaos of the Reign of Terror Napoleon rose quickly up the ladder of power in France. We will first look at his rise to power through his military victories, overthrow of the Directory, appointment as First Consul and then as Emperor. We will conclude by looking at the Peninsular War in Spain by looking at the painting Third of May by Francisco de Goya. Afterwards you will complete a crossword puzzle and guided reading on the rise of Napoleon.

Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte Powerpoint

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We will use the video below to help us in our understanding of the painting The Third of May

Looking at the Peninsular War through Goya’s Third of May Worksheet

The Rise of Napoleon Crossword

The Rise of Napoleon Guided Reading

Napoleon Forges An Empire Textbook Reading

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