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North America 1840
The Comanche had taken advantage of Mexican...
North America 1846
Conquest of California & New Mexico
At the outbreak of the Mexican-American War,...
Truce of Malmö
In Northern Europe, international pressure...
Restoring the Old Order
The French capture of Rome effectively brought...
Settlement of the South Island
Early colonial New Zealand saw a number of...
the Arctic 1859
Russian expeditions and settlers had been...
Solferino and its Aftermath
After the Austrian defeat at Magenta, the...
South America 1865
When its war with Brazil began in December...
Australian Overland Telegraph Line
From the mid-1850s the Australian colonies...
British Western Pacific Territories
In 1871 Cakobau united Fiji and proclaimed...
In the late nineteenth century Britain,...
South America 1891
Second Chilean Civil War
Political disputes between the President of...
the Arctic 1892
Opening up Greenland
For more than a century, Denmark’s Royal...
Asia Pacific 1894
First Sino-Japanese War
The intervention of China and Japan in Korea...
North America 1898
By 1898, the long-running Cuban war for...