most European nations. Jews did not even have rights and were not treated equal.
rights and freedoms. Like many other European nation, it was hard to accept Jew
Citizen," extended rights to every Frenchmen except Jews in 1789. It took
until 1791 to consider Jews as Frenchmen. This caused many fellow countrymen to
raise questions such as, "are all Jews considered equal?" or "are
Jews allow to marry Christian or other fellow Frenchmen?" Napoleon answered
these questions by stating that as long as Jewish religion and practices do not
French citizen would. Jews were allowed to study their religion and to integrate
freedom, Jews were also restricted to do certain things. In the "Infamous
Decree", Napoleon put many restrictions on a predominately Jewish business,
imposed these restriction as a way to compromise with French society, and given
them an upper hand, instead of leaving them in debt to Jews. The French
Revolution had a great effect on Jewish life. It did not grant the Jewish
society as whole freedom, but gave Jewish individual’s citizenship in France.
France allowed them to be apart of a nation instead of being that nation
on Napoleon. The Majority of Jews in France appreciated him for granting them
freedom and citizenship. There were many others who wanted a little bit more
needed Neapolitan, and that they need him. They needed protection, citizenship,
and to be included into a society, which would, let them practice their faith.
He wanted a bigger and stronger French nation.