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  1. 20 hours ago · 1870: Franco-Prussian War and the fall of the Second French Empire. 1871: Unification of Germany under the direction of Otto von Bismarck. 1873: Panic of 1873 occurs. The Long Depression begins. 1878: Re-establishment of Bulgaria, independence of Serbia, Montenegro and Romania; 1885: Karl Benz invents Benz Patent-Motorwagen, the world's first ...

  2. 20 hours ago · Establishment, then fall, of the Second Mexican Empire; French withdrawal following the continued loss of territory by Mexican Republic forces and American threats. Shimonoseki Campaign (1863–1864) Location: Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, Japan Britain French Empire Netherlands United States: Chōshū Domain: Allied victory French campaign against Korea

  3. 20 hours ago · William III (William Henry; Dutch: Willem Hendrik; 4 November 1650 – 8 March 1702), also widely known as William of Orange, was the sovereign Prince of Orange from birth, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, and Overijssel in the Dutch Republic from the 1670s, and King of England, Ireland, and Scotland from 1689 until his death in 1702.

  4. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Nazi_GermanyNazi Germany - Wikipedia

    20 hours ago · Name Common English terms for the German state in the Nazi era are "Nazi Germany" and the "Third Reich", which Hitler and the Nazis also referred to as the "Thousand-Year Reich" (Tausendjähriges Reich). The latter, a translation of the Nazi propaganda term Drittes Reich, was first used in Das Dritte Reich, a 1923 book by Arthur Moeller van den Bruck. The book counted the Holy Roman Empire ...

  5. 20 hours ago · The French secretly supplied the Americans with money, gunpowder, and munitions to weaken Great Britain; the subsidies continued when France entered the war in 1778, and the French government and Paris bankers lent large sums [quantify] to the American war effort. The Americans struggled to pay off the loans; they ceased making interest ...

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  6. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › GermanyGermany - Wikipedia

    20 hours ago · The English word Germany derives from the Latin Germania, which came into use after Julius Caesar adopted it for the peoples east of the Rhine. The German term Deutschland, originally diutisciu land ('the German lands') is derived from deutsch (cf. Dutch), descended from Old High German diutisc 'of the people' (from diot or diota 'people'), originally used to distinguish the language of the ...

  7. 20 hours ago · The Spanish Empire, ... French, and English forces. ... a third of Spanish ship production was from the Havana shipyard. In 1735, its expansion, in the same port ...

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