Cause and Effect- Napoleon Era

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Cause and Effect of Continental System

Cause: Napoleon created system to isolate Britain from European continent by cutting off trade between Britain and Europe. He did this since Britain could encourage nations on the continent to rebel against napoleonic rule (both napoleon and his family) Effect: British economy not affected, expanded trade with North and South America and East Mediterranean. Hurt European Economy, helped only France and increased resentment among merchants and increased smuggling. This smuggling lead to invasion of Spain and Portugal and the eventual downfall of Napoleon.

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