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Napoleon

is a PBS film that chronicles the life of the infamous French leader. The resources offered here are designed to help you use the PBS "Napoleon" video series and companion website in secondary social studies, civics, religion, and language arts classes. The site is organized into four areas: the man and the myth, Napoleon and Josephine, politics in Napoleon's time, and Napoleon at war. There are four lesson plans, an interactive battlefield simulator, video clips, and more. (PBS, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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Interesting Fact:

On June 22, 1815, Napoleon abdicated his throne for the second time after his defeat at Waterloo. With no hope of escape, he put himself at the mercy of Great Britain. He wished, he said, "to reside in a country house near London." The British turned him down.
Napoleon at Rivoli during the First Italian Campaign, 1796-97.

Bonaparte, 1796-97

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