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Napoleon Bonaparte's Domestic Policies
Napoleon’s Domestic Policies
Napoleon- promoted equality and nationalism, little democratic policies, disregarded individual rights (freedom of press/privacy)
Created constitution for Consulate and then Empire
Legislative Corps- acted as rubber stamp for emperor’s will
Professional bureaucracy- centralizing administration
Prefects- ran 83 departments, but reported directly to Paris
Joseph Fouche- press censored, secret police infiltrated circles to identify opposition to regime
“Careers open to talent”- those from middling/lowly stations but wished to rise through talent and ambition
Created League of Honor to recognize contributions of those who served in revolutionary wars
Napoleonic Code- represented revolution’s ideals of merit and equality
Modernized infrastructure of France- building/repairing roads/bridges, beautifying nation with monuments
Establishment of Bank of France- eliminate budget deficit, modernizing tax system
Lycee- nationwide system of secondary schools open to all social classes
Technical universities- Napoleon’s interest/belief in scientific progress
Concordat of 1801- ended war between revolution and Catholic Church with Pope Pius VII
Pope regained some control of French clergy, Catholicism recognized as majority religion in France
N.A. "Europe and the Superior Being: Napoleon."
The History Guide
. Steven Kreis. 22 Feb. 2006. Web. 25 Apr. 2011. <
N.A. "Napoleon Bonaparte"
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