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French Revolution

The French Revolution was a ten year period (1789-1799) that marked great changes in France culturally and politically. The first year of …


The Thirty Years’ War

Fought throughout Europe from the year 1618 to 1648, the Thirty Years’ War started out as a religious war between Protestant and …


The Powerful Habsburgs

The House of Habsburg, also spelled Hapsburg, was one of the most important royal houses of Europe. The throne of the Holy …


The Hundred Years’ War

When England’s King Edward III claimed to be King of France, the Hundred Years’ War began in 1337. The Hundred Years’ War …


The Roman Empire

While the republic of Rome began in the 8th century BC, it reached its zenith nearly one thousand years later in the …


The Punic Wars

As the Republic of Rome continued to expand in territory and might, the kingdom of Carthage began to get nervous. Unwilling for …