Dmitry Pozharsky — Russia, became a national hero for his role in defending the country against the Polish invasion in the earlyth century together with Kuzma Minin. Miyamoto Musashi — Japan, a skilled swordsman, soldier, philosopher and author. Modern period present [ edit ] Johnny Appleseed — United States, he introduced the apple to large parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois.
Timeline of the Napoleonic era Napoleon 's retreat from Russia in The war swings decisively against the French Empire The Napoleonic Wars were a series of major conflicts from to pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon Iagainst a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitionsfinanced and usually led by the United Kingdom.
The wars stemmed from the unresolved disputes associated with the French Revolution and its resultant conflict. Later efforts were less successful.
Inthe French invasion of Russia had massive French casualties, and was a turning point in the Napoleonic Wars. Later that year, he escaped exile and began the Hundred Days before finally being defeated at the Battle of Waterloo and exiled to Saint Helenaan island in the South Atlantic Ocean.
After Napoleon's defeat, the Congress of Vienna was held to determine new national borders. The Concert of Europe attempted to preserve this settlement was established to preserve these borders, with limited impact.
Latin American independence[ edit ] The Chilean Declaration of Independence on 18 February Most countries in Central America and South America obtained independence from colonial overlords during the 19th century. InHaiti gained independence from France.
In Mexicothe Mexican War of Independence was a decade-long conflict that ended in Mexican independence in Due to the Napoleonic Wars, the royal family of Portugal relocated to Brazil fromleading to Brazil having a separate monarchy from Portugal.
After several rebellions, by the federation had dissolved into the independent countries of GuatemalaEl SalvadorHondurasNicaraguaand Costa Rica. Revolutions of [ edit ] Liberal and nationalist pressure led to the European revolutions of The Revolutions of were a series of political upheavals throughout Europe in The revolutions were essentially democratic and liberal in nature, with the aim of removing the old monarchical structures and creating independent nation states.
The first revolution began in January in Sicily. Over 50 countries were affected, but with no coordination or cooperation among their respective revolutionaries. According to Evans and von Strandmannsome of the major contributing factors were widespread dissatisfaction with political leadership, demands for more participation in government and democracy, demands for freedom of the press, other demands made by the working class, the upsurge of nationalism, and the regrouping of established government forces.
The abolitionism movement achieved success in the 19th century. The Atlantic slave trade was abolished inand by the end of the century, almost every government had banned slavery.
The American Civil War took place from Eleven southern states seceded from the United Stateslargely over concerns related to slavery. Lincoln issued a preliminary  on September 22, warning that in all states still in rebellion Confederacy on January 1,he would declare their slaves "then, thenceforward, and forever free.Q.
William A. Quarles (?) Brigadier General, Confederate Army, Civil War. b. in Va. Member of Clarksville Lodge No. 89, Clarksville Chapter No.
3, R.A.M. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela born 18 July is a South African politician who was the President of South Africa from to , the first ever to be elected in a fully representative and multi-racial election. His administration focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid, as .
Jose Rizal, Liberator of the Philippines In the early morning of December 30, , 35 year old Jose' Rizal, an indio with strong oriental features but the bearing of a western intellectual, wearing a black suit and hat, stood erect and .
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