Helvetic revolution and Invasion of the French troups 1798

From 1797 on, France pursued what were initially three barely discernible military-political objectives with regard to the Old Swiss Confederacy. The first was to gain access to Northern Italy via the passes in the Alps, the second was to replenish France’s war chest and the third was to exploit Swiss military potential for France’s own military objectives. Because of the tense social climate in

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Helvetic revolution

Tags: History and Future, Helvetic revolution
Spatial extent: Switzerland plus
Time: 1798