Youth of Napoleon

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The young life of Napoleon Bonaparte shows how he gained a large aspect of his motivation to excel. Growing up in financial trouble he learned to work diligently. Napoleon's homeland traditions instilled within him an absolutely incredible sense of pride.

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Youth of NapoleonThe Youth of Napoleon BonaparteThe young life of Napoleon Bonaparte shows how he gained a large aspect of his motivation to excel. Growing up in financial trouble he learned to work diligently. Napoleon's homeland traditions instilled within him an absolutely incredible sense of pride. It became a prime goal to advance his family through the social ranks and towards success. During his education he had to undergo debasing treatment from Frenchmen, the people who had conquered his homeland of Corsica.The island of Corsica had been revolting against the Genoese Italian government that eventually left the island and sold it to the French (Marrin 8). After fighting between the Corsicans and the newly arrived French, Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the 15th of August 1769 (Dwyer 25). The Corsican culture relied on large, strong families to survive against the persecution of foreign rule. It was considered honorable to have a large family in Corsica and the honor of family was exceedingly important. How others spoke of Napoleons family mattered immensely to him. In general the inhabitants of the island had little manners. They were famous for their serious attit

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