Napoleon led several successful campaigns throughout the French Revolution.
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A plebiscite, a vote from the people, was used to give Napoleon enough power to crown himself emperor.
Napoleon made changes that reintegrated the Roman Catholic Church. He also integrated a new civil code into French society.
The Napoleonic Wars consisted mainly of conflicts between France and England. The battle of Trafalgar was a naval battle where the British Royal Navy fought the French and Spanish combined fleets. The battle was a clear victory for the British forces.
During the Napoleonic wars, Napoleon decreed that neutrals and French allies were not allowed to trade with the British. This was referred to as the Continental system or Continental blockade.
The new civil code set in stone a lot of the Revolution's ideas. Freedom of religion, the abolishment of feudalism, and property rights were included. The code also inforced the idea of patriarchal power.
Napoleon's civil code and policies continued on long after his rule. He is remembered by the French people as a symbol of revolutionary change.