“Napoleon had destroyed democracy in France but in the administrative field he had incorporated revolutionary principles in order to make the whole system more rational and efficient.” Analyse the statement with arguments

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Napoleon had destroyed democracy in France but in administrative field he had incorporated revolutionary principles in order to make the whole system more rational and efficient.

  • All priviledges based on birth were removed.
  • He had established equality before law.
  • Right to property was given.
  • Simplified administrative divisions were made.
  • Feudal system was abolished and freed peasants from serfdom and manorial dues.
  • Guild restrictions were removed.
  • Transport and communication systems were improved.