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Fledgling nation goes to war

...the other would lose trading rights. Napoleon pretended to comply and in late 1810...number one priority was the war with Napoleon. This limited what Great Britain could...Great Lakes ended.On April 11, 1814, Napoleon abdicated the French throne and Britain's...
Long before 9/11, there was 1812

...1812.By the beginning of the 19th century, the French under Napoleon Bonaparte were in control of most of Europe excluding Great...Then in 1803, he purchased the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon. As you can imagine, this action was not popular with the...
Richard Sterling Erickson

...Erickson died Sept. 15, 2011, in Seattle. He was born Nov. 8, 1940, in Thermopolis, Wyo., the first child Gustav Napoleon Erickson and Mildred Cutrell.Richard graduated from Hot Springs County High School in Thermopolis, where he was a member...
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Opinion: Why didn't we listen to their war stories?

...But there are some stories that Americans would rather not hear. If war tales aren't thrilling, readers and armchair Napoleons aren't interested. World War I, with its images of trench warfare and mustard gas, is not so easy to manipulate in a...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...the Real People" edited by Ann Fienup-Riordan and Lawrence Kaplan ? "Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being" by Harold Napoleon and Eric Madsen? "The Alaska Native Reader" edited by Maria Williams Lance Twitchell is assistant professor of Alaska...
Walking dead invade Juneau

...innocent passersby, while others seemed oblivious to anything but the promise of their destination. Among the throng was Zombie Napoleon Dynamite, Zombie Men in Black and Zombie Charlie the Unicorn. A favorite activity was attacking cars that dared to venture...
At Tour, walking wounded win by soldiering on

...sprinting away from the pack for a while. It was a tactical move that perhaps would have impressed Ajaccio's most famous son, Napoleon Bonaparte, the wily military and political leader of France born there in 1769.Froome said the burst of speed was merely...
Vikings trade Harvin to Seahawks

...peaceful coexistence in the locker room came in question. The Vikings received a first-round pick and starting linebacker Napoleon Harris in that trade, but the seventh overall selection they infamously used on unreliable wide receiver Troy Williamson never...
Photo: Dynamite campaign

Dave Wohlers, dressed as Napoleon Dynamite from the popular 2004 movie "Napoleon Dynamite," waves to passing motorists Tuesday near Egan Drive as he holds a sign urging people to vote for Pedro, a character from the movie. Wohlers, a collage...
Photos: Sending out dividends

Napoleon Cuanzon, left, and John Schauwecker watch Alaska Permanent Fund dividend checks being stuffed into envelopes as they calibrate...


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