World History and Geography (WHAG)

Waterloo

Belgian town; site of Napoleon's final defeat

Prussia

northeastern Germany

Berlin

capital of Prussia until 1871, capital of Germany thereafter

Copenhagen

home of Kierkegaard, the founder of existentialist philosophy

Corsica

birthplace and childhood home of Napoleon

Frankfurt

birthplace and childhood home of J.W. Goethe

Weimar

J.W. Goethe's home as an adult

Salzburg

birthplace and childhood home of W.A. Mozart

Vienna

W.A. Mozart's home as an adult

Bohemia

the Czech Republic

Prague

home to Franz Kafka

Dublin

home to Jonathan Swift

Drogheda

Cromwell's forces commit atocities in this Irish town

Saint Petersburg

this Russian city is the setting for the fictional events in "Crime and Punishment"

Elba

location of Napoleon's first and short exile

Saint Helena

location of Napoleon's second and long exile

Spain

Napoleon's forces encountered "guerrilla" resistance here

Trafalgar

off the coast of southwestern Spain; scene of battle between British and French navies in 1805

Chios

Islamic armies executed and enslaved thousands of women and children on this Greek island

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