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Napoleonic Wars


During the Napoleonic Wars, the crowned heads of Europe were trembling in their shoes.
Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  a series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times (1799-1815)
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  • During the Napoleonic Wars, the crowned heads of Europe were trembling in their shoes.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • The British used rockets later aboard their warships during the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • The Napoleonic Wars were over, and John Quincy, after a brief sojourn in Paris, moved on to London to serve, again like his father, as minister to the Court of St. James’s.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Louisiana had been a State for less than three years, but outnumbered Americans innovated, outnumbered Americans used the tactics of the frontier to defeat a veteran British force trained in the strategy of the Napoleonic wars.
    Gerald R. Ford  --  A War That is Finished

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  • The Napoleonic wars still seem to us, though already questionably, to be the outcome of their heroes’ will.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • It was one of those bush wars that hared up on the edges of the Napoleonic wars.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Napoleonic Wars [8] , Hundred Years’ War [8] , Thirty Years’ War [8] , Wars of the Roses [8] , Hundred Years’ War [8] , Peloponnesian War [8] , Punic Wars [8] , Thirty Years’ War [8] , Wars of the Roses [8] , Sino-Japanese War [9]
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