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The snow in Russia was a big factor. It was hard for Napoleon to mobilize his forces through all of the snow. His forces were also unprepared for the weather conditions. Along with this they faced fevers and colds which put even more of a damper on his forces.

The English Channel was also a big factor in Napoleon's conquests. It would have been an unwise move to send troops across the English Channel when the British had one of the most superior naval forces of their time. Sending the troops to Britain would have been a waste of his forces.

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