Napoleon sought to spread some of the principles of the French Revolution including legal equality, religious toleration, and economic freedom. Napoleon achieved codification of laws. (Created written laws in France) The Napoleonic Code recognized the principle of equality of all citizens before the law. Property rights were protected. Napoleon created a centralized administrative government. He decided promotions in civil and military offices were based on ability only, not on lineage or wealth.
Napoleon a Favored general, he quickly took power of creating a dictatorship more powerful than the absolute monarchy. He claimed that he kept the ideas of the French Revolution, but he crowned him self as emperor of France.
After a couple of yeas of being emperor the legislative impeached him and sent him to a island.