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Revolution, War and Peace

This video introduces the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars; the conclusion of a world war and the settlement of 1814 — the congresses.

Europe faces a terrifying threat to its established order as revolutionary France seeks to overthrow monarchs and build an empire. Inspired by radical politics, its vast armies — led by the outstandingly able and charismatic Napoleon Bonaparte — seem to be unstoppable. Can the Allied Powers form an effective coalition to fight back?

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Wellington and the Battle of Waterloo

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