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The Battle of Waterloo
Napoleon’s idea of government was so oppressive that Wellington’s victory is one of the most important events in European history.
by Clay Lane
French Revolutionary Wars (1793-1802)
The Battle of the Nile
As Napoleon Bonaparte swept from victory to victory in Europe, he began to
think he might add the East to the possessions of the French Republic.
by Jawaharlal Nehru 1889-1964
Britain and the Tsars
Britain’s ties to the rulers of Russia go back to the time of the Norman Invasion.
The Crimean War
Hoping to please opinion at home, the French Emperor pressured the Turks into new outrages against their Christian population, and Russia hit back.
Liberty and Prosperity
The Duties of Government
John Bright told his Birmingham constituents that if Britain was indeed
a great nation, it was because her public was contented and not because her empire was wide.
by John Bright 1811-1889
Engines of Progress
Sir Bartle Frere, Governor of Bombay, shared his excitement at the way railways were making Indians more independent.
by Sir Bartle Frere 1815-1884
The Copy Book
Think and Speak