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Why was the Directorate government overthrown?

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H. Martin

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H. Martin, Content Writer, Charlotte

Answered Jan 08, 2019

The Directorate government was overthrown by Napoleon Bonaparte in November 1799 and replaced by the French Consulate because it was unstable. The member of the Directorate government had many conflicts among them.

The Directorate government was overthrown by Napoleon Bonaparte in November 1799 and replaced by

The directory was able to institute positive monetary reforms, restore trade and agriculture but full recovery of the Revolution was not possible. The directory faced many political crises; it was riddled with inefficiency and corruption. They also lost control of foreign policy to the Generals in the field, most especially Napoleon Bonaparte and they had lost the support of all political factions.

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