GOVERNMENT Napoleon wanted national unif, controlled by A strong central government. He created an army of officials, consisting of Administrators, functionaries and bureaucrats, and placed them in every town And city. The entire nation was unified together under a rational Administration
RELIGION Napoleon guaranteed religious Freedom/equality which was one of the articles of the “declaration”. Jews, Protestants and Catholics could all co-exist in the new France. But the church was brought under state control, and the clergy were control and paid For by the state. The church could no longer collect the tithe.
LAW The Code Napoleon changed that. He needed Laws which guaranteed efficiency and national unity. The code incorporated The main articles of the “declaration”, particularly the abolition of feudal Obligations, equality before the law, freedom of religion and equal Opportunities in jobs. Women, however, did not have the same rights and were Considered to be inferior.
EDUCATION Napoleon like Rousseau, favoured a state System of secular education. The curriculum was determined by the state, not The church. He established a centralized curriculum and national academic Studies which survive in France to this day. In theory, all people (except Women) could benefit from education, for the better functioning of the state.
ECONOMICS the main idea was to stimulate the economy And at the same time serve the interests of the bourgeoisie the state helped Industry though tariffs and loans. He built roads and canals to develop Infrastructure and established the bank of France.