Napoleonic Wars

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a series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times

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Raw material for the new flax-spinning mills became a real problem early in the Napoleonic wars.
In the next period, encompassing the years from the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the outbreak of the first World War, migration patterns were dominated by industrialization and urbanization, the decline of rural society, and the migrations across the Atlantic Ocean.
Principal wars: invasion of Portugal (1761-1762); American Revolutionary War (1775-1783); French Revolutionary (1792-1799) and Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815).
The frigate had been sunk by the British in 1804 during the Napoleonic Wars the year before the battle of Trafalgar.
Chronological chapters cover innovations in weapons from ancient Rome through the invention of gunpowder, the Napoleonic wars, and 20th-century conflicts.
Duke Street was the residence of Felicia Hemans, famous for `The Boy Stood on the Burning Deck', penned about a real event during the Battle of the Nile in the Napoleonic Wars.
The idea was born out of the need to help the poor and needy women of the town at the end of the Napoleonic Wars.
Experts believe the false limb, carved from fruitwood and dating back to the late 18th or early 19th century, belonged to a sailor wounded during the Napoleonic Wars.
present five chapters documenting civilian experiences of war in Europe, sequentially covering the Thirty Years War of 1618-1648, Early Modern Europe of 1648-1789, the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars, and the Modern Europe of 1815-1900.
Apart from the many War memorials in there, it also contains the remains of soldiers from the Napoleonic Wars.
It was made by the ship's carpenter in October 1805 shortly after the English victory against the Franco-Spanish fleet in the Napoleonic Wars.
With the history of Britain as background, he describes their experience with the British Raj in India, the Napoleonic Wars, in Parliament, from Mysore to the Maratha War, and in Spain.
SOLDIERS from a unit born out of the Napoleonic wars are to be honoured with the freedom of the borough of Sefton.
Principal wars: French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1799); Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815).
After the Napoleonic wars ended, Western naval forces began a concerted effort to combat the high seas piracy and coastal slave raiding that had been practiced for centuries by the independent rulers of the Barbary States of North Africa.