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Napoleon A Democratic Leader or Dictator There are never ending inquiries on the nature of Napoleonic power But reason can prove to one that the Age of Napoleon was infact a time of democratic rule Through Political Social and Economical reforms Napoleon Bonaparte did not only transcend France but he changed the course of history for Europe and the World today To begin Napoleon proved himself a democratic leader thorough many Political reforms In 1798-99 Napoleon with the directorys blessing he launched his Egyptian Expedition It was a military disaster but Napoleon came to France a hero and saved France from the second coalition In 1799 he staged his Coup Detat and setting up the Consulate government body representing a country in another host country with himself as First Consul At first this does not seem just but Napoleon then submitted his new constitution to a Plebiscite a vote of the people and it was approved by a vast majority Although the constitution gave almost complete power to the First Consul it was the people of France who voted as a democratic society would to enforce this new structure of government In 1802 Napoleon again held a Plebiscite and was named to be First Consul for life Also in 1804 he submitted to Plebiscite a new constitution ending the consulate and establishing the First French Empire Also showing Democratic Political advancement Napoleon signed The Concordat of 1801 with the Catholic Church He thus disarmed the threat of counter revolution among the catholic peasants Catholicism became the preferred religion of France but most importantly Napoleon did tolerate other religions Next Napoleon helped show the Age of Napoleon as democratic through many Economic reforms To begin Napoleon reformed the tax structure This exempt no person or persons from paying their taxes because of birth or privilege Amazingly people willingly began to pay their
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