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WHAG - Modern World - Places

World History and Geography (WHAG)
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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