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200 Years On: How The Battle of Waterloo Shaped Europe

21st Century Wire says…

Yesterday marked the 200th anniversary of this historic battle and the fall of Napoleon.

In the following discussion, the importance of the Battle of Waterloo for Europe is examined. The roots of the conflict and its outcome provide answers for modern historical phenomena such as the strength of the British, and can be compared with later historical examples like the events which take place in World War II.

What do you think is the most important aspect of this battle?

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