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What changes did
Though Napolean Bonaparte was a dictator and was against democracy but he took certain measures to smoothly and proficiently run the administrative system. He
(i) Simple Administration: Napolean initiated reform drive in the French legal system because the old feudal and royal laws were very confusing and conflicting to the people. He simplified the administrative divisions of France.
(ii) The Napolean Code of 1804: the main concern of the code was related to property, colonial affairs, the family, and individual rights. It was a major step in establishing the rule of law. This Code was exported to the regions under French control.
(iii) Abolishment of privileges: The privileges on the bases of birth, and feudalism systems were abolished, and freed the peasantry from serfdom and manorial dues. The quality before the law was established and the right to the property was secured.
(iv) Infrastructural improvement: Transportation facilities and communication systems were improved.
(v) Uniform laws: uniform laws were adopted for all whether it’s a businessman or a small – scale producer of goods – all began to realize that uniform laws, standardized weights and measures, and a common national currency would facilities the movement and exchange of, goods and capital from one region to another.
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