Epitome of Alison's History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789 to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815, for the Use of Schools and Young Persons

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W. Blackwood, 1848 - Europe - 575 pages
 

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Contents

Predominance of the municipalityDanton Robespierre and Marat
48
Results of the campaign
49
His demeanour before the Conventionhis trialdefence of him by de Sèze 34
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Invasion by Lechellebattle of Chatillonbattles of CholletLescure dElbee
64
Execution of Bailly Barnave c death of Condorcetexecution of Custine
70
Confiscations and issues of Assignats effects of these on the Revolution
76
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78
The navies of France and Britainsuperiority of the latter
84
Luxembourg captured by the Frenchnegotiations of the Allies with Pichegru
91
Neutrality of Britain in 1792 French propagandism war declared between
92
Pacification of la Vendéedeath of Charette and Stofflet the Archduke
98
Rout at the camp of Cæsar 56
99
Death of the Empress Catherineaccession of Paulresignation of Washing
104
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Alvinzi commands the Austriansthe French driven from the Tyroland
110
Battle of Camperdown c obstinacy of the Dutch defence final victory
116
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117
He sets sailcapture of Maltanarrow escape from Nelsonarrival in Egypt
123
Arrival at AcreSir Sidney Sunithbattle of Mount Taborsiege of Acre
129
Expense of the Revolutionary committeesthe national expendituredeprecia
132
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138
Moreau takes the commandstate of his forcesthe Allies take Peschiera
144
FROM THE OPENING OF THE WAR 1792 TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
153
He repairs to the Five Hundredtheir continued resistance they are dissolved
161
Royalist reactionroyalist atrocities in the southdeath of the Dauphin
163
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Tardy movements of the Archdukehis junction with Hiller
194
Trinadad captured descent of the French in Pembroke bay_death of Burke
196
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199
New constit for Hollandreorganisation of the Cisalpine republicPied
205
Vehemence of the two powerstheir mutual anticipations
211
Differences between Spain and Britain capture of the treasure frigatesSpain
217
PART V
223
Attack on Switzerlandits constitutionthe Valteline seized by France
224
Hostility of Naplesdefeats of its forcesthe court retires to Sicily
230
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236
Death of Pittreview of his policyits errorsbut soundness of principlehis
242
Plans of Suwaroffsecond battle of Zurichdeath of Lavaterdeath of Hotze
247
Appropriation of Hanover by Prussiaretaliation of Britainencroachments
248
The electionsthe Council of the Ancientsthe Directorstheir characters 153
254
dence and reception of the French at Warsaw 418 Hopes from these combatsreduction of Glogau Breslau c Napoleons
259
Buonaparte and Hoche support the republicansefforts of the former 156
260
Gloom caused in Francenew conscriptionNapoleons appreciation of
265
Preparations of Napoleonauxiliary Spanish forceadherence of Sweden to
271
Financial exhaustion of Francerevival under Buonaparte
275
PART VI
277
The position of UlmMoreaus difficultiescombat at ErbachMoreau crosses
281
Retreat and disasters of Elnitzplans of Melasforces at Marengo
287
Battle of Hohenlindenlosses of the Austrians
293
Forces in Italystate of the Frenchpassage of the Mincioactions at Rivoli
297
Abandonment of its principlesnaval supremacy of Britaincase of
303
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306
Losses on both sidesstate of the prizesarmistice with the Danes
309
PENINSULAR WAR 18091812
354
Deeds preceding the assumption of the crownrepublican malcontents
358
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364
Victory necessary to Napoleonhe proposes peace answer of Britain
366
He threatens the Alentejocontinues his retreat toward Almeida
370
Again sails for Brestand retires to Cadizreturn of Nelsontrial of Calder
373
French forces in itand the SpanishCadizits strengthsiege of Matagorda
376
Austria commences hostilities Mack enters Bavariaforces on both sides
379
Wellington designs the recapture of Badajosits importance
382
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384
Preparations against Badajosdifficulties of WellingtonMarmont withdraws
390
Retreat of Clauselsuccesses of the British during itWellington moves against
396
Military forces of the Turksthe Spahis Timariots and Janissariestheir
402
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403
Peace concluded with Russiacession of Finlandrestoration of Pomerania
409
Operations against Bagrathionhis retreatfirst encountersJerome replaced
415
Storming of the great redoubtclose of the battle
421
Entry of the Frenchthe city deserted Napoleon occupies the Kremlin
422
Disasters of Eugenearrival at Smolenskohe rejoins the grand army there
428
Napoleon reaches Parishis frank admission of his lossesrestoration of con
434
The French driven from the VistulaMurat abandons the armyEugene
440
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441
The license systemmutual evasion of these prohibitive systemsrevenue thence
444
Position of Bautzenforces theredefeat of Bertrand by Barclayand
447
Plans resolved on by the Alliesmovements assigned to Bernadotteand to
454
The Allies resolve on retreatinglosses on both sidesdisasters of the retreat
460
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465
736 Commencement of the retreatescape of Napoleonstorming of the townthe
471
Unanimity in Britain on the warincreased vigour in carrying it on
477
Frightful excesses in the towncapture of the citadellosses in the siege
487
Battle of St Pierrelosses in itSoult again withdrawsthe British go into
494
Passage of the Rhinethat by BlucherSchwartzenberg enters Switzerland
500
Advance of Bernadottecapture of Rheims and Soissonsbattle declined
507
Retreat of the Austriansbombardment of Viennathe Archduchess Maria
509
Inactivity of Bluchercapture of Rheims by St Priestrecapture of it by
513
First days battle of Aspern
514
Position of Toulousepreparations for the battleforces on both sides
519
Their repugnance to the rule of Bavariaarbitrary proceedings of that power
520
Paris threatened by the Alliesthe royalist movementNapoleon moves
525
Insurrection of the duke of Brunswick
526
Fall of Napoleonrestoration of the Bourbons
530
Retreat of the Austrians from Poland operations there movements of
532
Treaty of Paris and its termscongress of Vienna summonedmagnanimity
536
Advance of Macdonalds columnretreat of the Austrianslosses on both sides 336
538
Preparations and declaration against himsettlement of Poland Saxony
543
Negotiations between Austria and Francefirst demands of Napoleon
544
Napoleon reaches Fontainebleauenthusiasm in his favourhis reception
547
The reign of George III its greatness that of its later epoch
550
Night before the battledescription of the fieldpositions on either side
553
Debates on the currencyissues of the bankthe bullion reportdebate
556
Aspect of Parisconduct of Blucher and the Prussiansrestoration of the works
559
Reduction of Martinque and St Domingo of Senegal c expedition
563
Ney in Galiciaescape of RomanaGuerilla warfare there
569
Movements in Wellesleys rearhis retreat Cuesta abandons the British
575

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