Glad you're enjoying it. Whatever happens to them politically (I'm not giving anything away just yet) Britain and France will still be rivals — the more so as this France will be more of an economic and industrial power than OTL's.
Yeah, the retention of Belgium will really help French industrialization, especially if the Liberals and Regency don't share Napoleons boneheaded opinions on industry
Ah, and he's popular in Louisiana and among the American natives? That will not end well.
Well yeah, I was speaking mainly of the next generation.All I'll say is that the French system at this point works… as long as the government doesn't screw anybody over too badly.