Look at total lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-napoleon-bonaparte-alex-gendler
Right after the French Revolution erupted in 1789, Europe was thrown into chaos. Neighboring countries’ monarchs feared they would share the fate of Louis XVI and attacked the new Republic, though at house, extremism and mistrust in between factions led to bloodshed. In the midst of all this conflict, Napoleon emerged. But did he conserve the revolution, or destroy it? Alex Gendler puts Napoleon on trial.
Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Brett Underhill.