Battle of Waterloo

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June 18, 1815. Find out why this date will live in infamy in Battle of Waterloo. Get to know key historical figures, including French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, Commander of the Allies (Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany) Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, and commander of the Prussian army, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher. Trace Napoleon's life from birth to declaring himself emperor, the Napoleonic Wars, the Treaty of Fontainebleau, and his defeat at Waterloo, which was his final bid for power across Europe. Put yourself on the battlefield as you learn about military strategy and resulting casualties. Learn what weapons and tactics were used, including cavalry, square formations, bayonets, muskets, and cannons. Finally, discover the aftermath of this pivotal conflict, including several decades of peace across Europe. Black and white and color photographs, illuminating quotations, maps, charts, a glossary, an index, and book links round out this exciting and informative title.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 6
BISACS JNF025130, JNF025070
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint ABDO & Daughters
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2014-01-01
ISBN 9781624032073, 9781629680057
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 1060
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Author: John Hamilton