You will come with me to this guillotine Robespierre
Robspierre kills many
you are all being beheaded
The French, under the control of Robespierre go to war with many countries. They end up in war with Austria, Britain, Netherlands, and Prussia. Other countries became very scared of them and saw them as a big threat.
Napoleon takes over
A great French revolution leader Georges Danton who was greatly against monarchy and served in many missions for the French was beheaded by the leader Robespierre for being framed for murder. Danton was a big role model in France at the time and he was very much liked by most of the French people so it was very sad when he was killed.
Napoleon crowned king
During the reign of terror Maximilien Robespierre was in control. Robespierre felt very strong about France and he sometimes he went a bit overboard. Eventually it was at the point where he was beheading people for selling bad wine. He killed about 30,000 people. Robespierre also ended up being beheaded for all of his wrong doings just like Danton said he would.
Napoleon Bonaparte was a great young soldiers who followed orders and even made scientific studies of every battle he was in. He felt he knew more than his commanders. He was noticed and was apointed to the head of the government. Napoleon began a series of wars. France won most of them and gained new lands. He also Restored order in France.
Napoleon broke the power of the radical supporters of the revolution. but he also brought many of the ideas of the revolution back into the French government. As he was gaining more and more power he was also gaining much popularity. In 1804 he crowned himself emperor of France. He was on a journey to conquer all of Europe.
Napoleon was going to conquer all of Europe but four European countries joined forces to stop him and his army. They succeeded in 1815 when his armies were defeated at Waterloo. The European countries sent Napoleon to a small island named st. Helena, a small island in the south Atlantic and he later died in 1821.