How did the Napoleonic code affect France?
It simplified the law.
It secularized the law.
In the 1800's after Napoleon came to power he came up with a set of codes that are still in place in France today. They are called the Napoleonic code. According to Wikipedia the code is set into three categories The Napoleonic Code was based on earlier French laws as well as Roman law, and followed Justinian's Corpus Juris Civilis in dividing civil law into: # personal status; # property; # acquisition of property.
Napoleonic Code-This law code was established during the year 1804. With this he honored the revolutionary gains with equality before the law and its requirements for all social classes. It also enshrined modern forms of property owner ship and civil contracts. With this women lost all their property rights when married and faced legal domination by fathers and husbands. *it codified the code of laws in France and they were unified into a single code…