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Napoleon Bonaparte came to power in France by?

a . direct election by the French people b. appointment by the Fr...

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Napoleon Bonaparte came to power in France by?

a .
direct election by the French people
b. appointment by the French Supreme Court
c. a law passed by the French legislature
d. an overthrow of the French government

Answer

Napoleon Bonaparte came to power in France by d.
an overthrow of the French government.
He overthrew the Directory (which was running France for a short period of time) in a coup d'etat with some of his close compatriots and became "First Consul" for ten years before eventually becoming an emperor.
Napoleon Bonaparte made great achievements, such as the Napoleonic code where he instilled freedom of religion and for people to have their positions in government in society based on merit and not on inheritance.

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