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Defense of German heritage against Romans The biggest reason for how Lands East of Rhine retained their German identity (unlike Gauls of modern day France who lost their celtic identity) is Battle of Teutoburg Forest where Germans won decisive victory against Roman invasions. After this battle, Romans never seriously attempted to conquer German lands in ...


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The Franks were a German tribe, speaking a Germanic language. They conquered part of the Roman Empire roughly corresponding to modern-day France. However, the common folk in that area spoke Latin, and essentially never stopped just because their ruling class was now German. Over time their Latin language drifted until it became the language we now call ...


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Just taking your question about elections to Napoleon's Corps législatif, the French National Assembly describes the situation as having the final election decided by the Senate from candidates nominated from lower groups, themselves elected from even lower groups, eventually involving local citizens (men aged over 21). This has been described as a ...


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Britain had not been involved in the outbreak of WWI, as Britain had no alliances that could force them to enter the war. If Britain actually entered the war was not in favor of France but in favor of themselves. The main reason of Britain to enter the war was to protect their vast global empire from being affected by the war. Additionally, Britain saw the ...



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