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8 09, 2017

Mexican history and colonization

By |2019-08-08T20:55:15-07:00September 8th, 2017|Central America, History|2 Comments

Mexican history: Tenochtitlan under attack (painted in the 1600s) The Aztecs in Mexico In 1500 AD, the Aztec  controlled most of what is now Mexico. People also called them the Mexica. More about the Aztec Central American history All our Central America articles A rebellion helped by invaders In 1519, the Aztec ruler, Moctezuma the Younger, [...]

5 08, 2017

Louis-Philippe and Napoleon III

By |2019-09-25T09:15:35-07:00August 5th, 2017|Modern Europe|0 Comments

Louis XVIII Louis the Eighteenth When the Allies defeated Napoleon in 1814 AD, France needed to figure out a new government. The first thing French people tried was putting a king back in power: that's Louis XVIII. Who was Napoleon? The French Revolution All our Modern Europe articles Who was Louis XVIII? Louis XVII was Louis XVI's [...]

5 08, 2017

Germany in the 1800s – Bismarck

By |2019-04-03T13:02:43-07:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|0 Comments

Map of Europe after the Congress of Vienna (thanks to Wikipedia) What was the Congress of Vienna? An alliance of European armies finally defeated Napoleon in 1814. Then all the European countries held meetings known as the Congress of Vienna. They wanted to figure out the best way to stop anyone from conquering them again. They [...]

5 08, 2017

Commune and Third Republic – France

By |2019-04-21T08:12:29-07:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|0 Comments

Napoleon III - his capture led to the Third Republic Germany against France By the 1860s, France was nervously watching as the German states and Prussia combined into one country under Bismarck's control. In 1866, Napoleon III, the ruler of France, declared war on Germany, thinking to limit Germany's power. Bismarck and Germany Napoleon III [...]