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Napoleon, Spain, the Colonies, and Imperial Crises
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the birth of nations, like the United States, perhaps the            nation, was the effect of global, imperial crises, not the cause of it
colonies had built up            national identity and they want to be free from their colonial masters
the story of the freedom of the United States and the separation from the British Empire has family resembles to other                  around the world
the English were not the only empire dealing with internal conflicts and a global crisis of the              military state
imperial powers were plunging themselves into a situation where they could not fiscally maintain the colonist land grab which pitted themselves                each other
the French had not only lost the Seven Years War but they had gone out and                      the American colonists' separation from England which led to intense debt problems
the debt problem was so big that Louis the        that he called the Estates General together to talk about ideas to reduce the debt
broke open a debate on the same topic that concerned the American colonists: no                  without representation
regimes built up over centuries now gets brought into these issues
how to harness resources from the people to support this escalation of costs to support the colonists
18th century, a new kind of            war
war to the death of regimes and entire               
later in the 19th century, the concept of "ethnic cleansing" comes about
people bound themselves together as a             
duty-bound to defend that nation against external or internal threat
total war is a new form of                  war
Napoleon capitalizes on this movement and mobilizes "the French people" to uphold certain                  against other regimes
in the west against           
a war between peoples, not between                  anymore
in the east against             , after 1814
begins to shake up geo-political relations around the world
theaters of this new kind of total war
Peninsular Wars
as the French army moved into Spain and got              down
this became a war of peoples against peoples
        's paintings
the people, themselves become the exercising of mass, political violence
54,000 troops to Egypt
with a retinue of archeologists, scientists, artists, and               
Napolean knew by this stage that if you were going to go to war, let's write about it, let's create epics as we're going along, this was a      opportunity
won series of battles in           
wants to cut off the route that British use as access to           
the prize colony of the British Empire
take advantage of what is perceived to be a weak                force
believed that France needed new imperial foundations
not colonies
but                    territories
why Egypt?
"Great reputations are only made in the              because Europe is too small."
success against the              armies
Mamluk dynasty of Iraq (1704–1831, under Ottoman Iraq)
the battle of the pyramids
led to collecting and gathering of materials that would be shipped back to France
did not lead to a French toe hold in the Middle east
in fact, set into motion a debate in the Middle East
how the Ottomann Empire was going to respond to the threat of the French by reinventing itself as a nation
1803: Napoleon sold                    to the United States
1804: lost Saint-Domingue
500,000 African              toiled on the plantations
when the French Revolution erupts in the name of representation and the universality of rights and the idea that all people are born free
slaves said: why not us?
why are we              from these universal laws
1792 slaves in Saint-                 claimed these rights for themselves
an insurrection over membership in the political community
by 1800, island in full slave             
1804, the insurrectionists declared their freedom
not without a horrible violence and desecration of bodies
result was a cascade on the slave trade
Europeans began to debate the legality and justification of the slave trade
               banned the slave trade
U.S. outlawed the                        of slaves
the old models of commercial networks that held the                  world together were beginning to break up
Iberian empires
Napoleon after losing Louisiana and Haiti set sights on             
invaded Spain and Portugal
colonies in Latin America participated in discussion of who got rights in these socially stratified colonies
Simón                              (1783-1830)
"The Liberator"
like George Washington against the British, led a series of campaigns against Spanish armies
a war within a war
realized that the only way to win this war against the Spanish was to begin to          the slaves
not just free them but give them weapons to fight and give them             
1821-1822 breakaway of the colonies from their Spanish and                      motherlands
government in Iraq that Napoleon fought against
Mamluk dynasty of Iraq (1704–1831, under Ottoman Iraq)

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Ideas and Concepts:

Thoughts on perhaps the first modern war, via this morning's History Since 1300 class: "In 1798 when Napoleon marched into Egypt with his 54,000 troops, trailing behind him was a retinue of archeologists, scientists, artists, and writers, since, Napoleon knew by this point that if you were going to go to war, you should be writing about it, producing images, and creating epics as you're going along. In this way, Napoleon was perhaps the first national leader to understand that war is an excellent PR opportunity."
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1500-1700 Indian Ocean Trading system
Da Gama, Pepper and World History
Portuguese Indian Ocean Empire
16th Century Colonialism Fueling European Violence
Global Food: European Sugar, Caribbean Plantations, African Slaves
16th and 17th Century Merchant Trading Companies
17th Century Interdependence of Trade and Investment
Francis Drake and Mercantilist Wars
The Apex and Erosion of the Mughal Empire
The Treaty of Westphalia as the Hinge of Modern History
The Influence of Silver on the Ming Dynasty
Political Reverberations of Ming Consolidation
18th China Resurgent as Qing Dynasty
18th Century Tea Trade, Leisure Time, and the Spread of Knowledge
Cook and Clive: Discoverers, Collectors and Conquerors of the Enlightenment
Strains on the Universality of the Enlightenment
The Enlightenment, Empire, and Colonization: Burke vs. Hastings
Enlightenment or Empire
18th Century Land Grabbing
The Industrial Revolution and the Transition of Non-Renewable Energy
The Seven Years' War and Colonial Revolutions
Napoleon, Spain, the Colonies, and Imperial Crises
Human Rights and the Meaning of Membership within Societies
Napoleon, New Nations, and Total War
The Ottoman Empire's 19th Century Tanzimat Reform
The Early 19th Century Market Revolution
The Global Upheavals of the Mid-19th Century
The Train, the Rifle, and the Industrial Revolution
Transition in India: Last of the Mughals
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 and Its Ramifications
Darwin's Effect on 19th Century Ideas
Factors Which Led to the Solidifying of Nation States
1868 Japan: The Meiji Restoration
1871: Germany Becomes a Nation
North American Nation-Building
19th Century Changing Concepts of Labor
The Benefits of Comparative Advantage
Migration after the Age of Revolutions
Creating 19th Century Global Free Trade
The Expanding 19th Century Capitalist System
The Second Industrial Revolution
The Closing of the American Frontier
Africa's Second Imperial Wave
Early 20th Century American Imperialism
1894-1905: Japan's Imperial Wave in Asia
Rashid Rida and 19th Century Islamic Modernization
19th Century Pan-Islam and Zionism Movements
19th Century Global Export-Led Growth
Indian Wars and Mass Slaughter of Bison
The Suez Canal's Effect on the Malayan Tiger
1890-1914: Savage Wars of Peace
1900-1909: Russian and Turkish Dynasties
1899-1911 The End of the Qing Dynasty
The 1910 Mexican Revolution
The Panic of 1907
Turn-of-the-Century Civilization and its Discontents
20th Century Questioning of Reason
Late 19th Century Anxieties of Race
The First World War
The End of WWI and the Attempt at Global Peace
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
The Wilson-Lenin Moment
1919 Self-Determination Movements in India
Post-WWI European Peace and Global Colonial Upheaval
1929 Economic Collapse
Changes in Capitalism between the Wars
1918-1945 Rethinking Economies