Napoleon: Napoleon Returns
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Napoleon returns to France after escaping exile on Elba, and the ostensibly royalist troops he encounters rally around him. It is a powerful moment and demonstrates their faith in him as a leader.

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  1. What risk does Napoleon take here?
  2. How does Marshall Ney react when some of his men lower their weapons?
  3. How does this become a reunion?
  4. Why does Napoleon refuse Ney's sword?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    locate places and regions of historical significance directly related to major eras and turning poin...
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    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in wo...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the impact of Napoleon Bonaparte and the Napoleonic Wars on Europe and Latin America

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