Question: What are some good things Napoleon did, and what are some bad things he did!?
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Napoleon was a military genius and won many great victories in Europe, conquering much of the continent and extending his borders up to the Ottoman client states!. He installed puppet rulers in conquered countries and successfully divided the loyalties of his enemies!.
His hardships began with the costly invasion of Spain and more significantly his failed invasion of Russia!. The failure of the Russian campaign resulted in the near total decimation of his armies which contributed to his famously decisive loss at Waterloo against the English!.
His non-military contributions include the destruction of much of the feudal culture in other parts of conquered Europe with his revolutionary reforms!. Upon his conquest of Egypt he also sponsored the first large scale archeological projects!. He was particularly interested in Egyptian history and during one of his speeches before the Battle of th Pyramids he correctly estimated the age of the structures at four thousand years old!. The common perception of Napoleon being of physically short stature stems from British propaganda during the wars!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
Some of the good things he did was marry three times, show the women their place in the world, ie!., the kitchen, sewing and raising babies!.
Some of the bad things he did was try to conquer the world, have his pee pee pickled and preserved in a museum!. OD on arsenic!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
He spread the idea of revolutionism through Europe!. He was also sorta stupid and invaded Russia in the winter, which you should never do!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
The defeat at Waterloo was not by the English, but by the British and Prussian armies!.Www@QuestionHome@Com