[Back to Modern Europe Syllabus]

Paul Halsall
Modern Western Civilization

Class 13: Reaction and the Rise of Napoleon

I. The Thermidorean Reaction (1795-1799)

II. The New Government - The Directory

III. Expansion and Empire

IV. Summing Up the French Revolution

Before going on to look at Napoleon lets sum up the French Revolution

A. Three Periods

B. Achievements of French Revolution

C. Problems of French Revolution