• Continental System

    Top Enemies: Britain, Russia, Austria

    • Cut off Britain
      • Make Britain weak
      • FAILED
        • British navy is too strong, smugglers smuggle food
        • Britain retaliates, blocks off France (this also affects and annoys Americans)
    • Britain fights back (Battle of Trafalgar) – beats France
  • Peninsular War
    • French armies try to attack Portugal
      • Army has to go through spain
      • Spain dislikes it
        • Guerilla warfare
    • Spain’s Nationalism
      • National pride
        • French are foreign invaders!
      • British help Spain fight France
      • Other nations rebel
  • Invasion of Russia
    • Russia dislikes the continental system
      • Alexander I refuses the blockade, but pretends to be Napoleon’s friend
      • Russia needs the warm-water port (only one at Black Sea)
      • Napoleon Is offended by the betrayal
      • Alexandar I -> Napoloen
        • Tilset Peace
          • Agreement to not fight
    • Russia Trades with Britain
      • Napoleon invades
        • Reaches Moscow, which was already burning
          • Russians rather destroy city than let French have it
        • Began retreat in winter, with limited food
          • Russians had destroyed all food sources
          • Many die
  • Other Nations Attack
    • Napoleon’s army is weak after the Russian invasion
    • Battle of Leipzig (1813)
      • Prussia and Russia wins
      • French army is gone
      • Napoleon is exiled to the island of Elbao
    • Louis XVIII Rules
      • Fails the people
      • Napoleon recieves news
    • Napoleon Rules Again (100 Days War)
      • Returns to France
      • Welcomed by people
  • Europe Attacks – Again
    • Defeat at Waterloo
    • Exiled to island in Atlantic (even farther)
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