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  1. Strength and population. Confederate actions, they argue, only delayed, defeat , Civil War historian Shelby Foot expressed this view succinctly:" I think
  2. Modern Gladioli). Theodosius, stripped of his armed forces, admitted, defeat , sending the Magister minimum per Oriented Anatolia to negotiate peace terms.
  3. Invaded Armenia in 441. The Romans stripped the Balkan area of forces needed to, defeat ,the Vandals in Africa which left Attila and Bled a clear path through
  4. To Darius, viewed Bess us as a usurper to the Achaemenid throne, and set out to, defeat ,him. This campaign, initially against Bess us, turned into a grand tour of
  5. The Caribs' superior weapons and seafaring prowess allowed them to, defeat ,most of the West Indian Arawak nations, enslaving some and possibly
  6. City, but in 1403 Ankara was again under Ottoman control. Following the Ottoman, defeat ,at World War I, the Ottoman capital Istanbul and much of Anatolia were occupied
  7. Composed of black troops. The remaining Confederate units fled west and after a, defeat ,at Sayler's Creek, it became clear to Robert E. Lee that continued fighting
  8. Greatly weakening it in the years after his death, ultimately leading to its, defeat ,and subjugation by Rome. A fierce contest ensued with the Abrasion in which
  9. Pope's Union Army of Virginia, which made it easier for Lee's Confederates to, defeat ,twice the number of combined enemy troops. Emboldened by Second Bull Run, the
  10. With the great Union victory at the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863,and the, defeat ,of the Copperheads in the Ohio election in the fall, Lincoln maintained a
  11. Hood at the Battle of Franklin, and George H. Thomas dealt Hood a massive, defeat ,at the Battle of Nashville, effectively destroying Hood's army. Leaving
  12. The legislature re-elected Douglas to the Senate. Despite the bitterness of the, defeat ,for Lincoln, his articulation of the issues gave him a national political
  13. Narrowly miss out of being the first team to complete a tour of England without, defeat , England won only one Test out of 15 from the end of the war until 1925. In a
  14. Greatly hindered their gains early on. The British had sufficient troops to, defeat ,the Americans on the battlefield but not enough to simultaneously occupy the
  15. Own mature cinematic voice. " The Japanese critic Radio NATO concurs:" With, defeat ,in World War II, many Japanese ... were dumbfounded to find that the government
  16. Wrote and signed a pledge that, if he should lose the election, he would still, defeat ,the Confederacy before turning over the White House: Lincoln did not show the
  17. Clip of a samurai trying to test a new sword on his target, only to suffer, defeat , Early pioneers included Shimokawa Often, Jun'CHI Touch, and Yataro Katakana.
  18. Won the final Test at The Oval to take the series 1–0,having narrowly evaded, defeat ,in the preceding Test at Heading. This was the beginning of one of the
  19. Of total war and believed, along with Lincoln and Sherman, that only the utter, defeat ,of Confederate forces and their economic base would end the war.
  20. And Afghan troops led many offensives against the Taliban but failed to fully, defeat ,them. By 2009,a Taliban-led shadow government began to form in many parts of
  21. Projects, trade with surrounding regions, and a military intended to, defeat ,foreign enemies and assert Egyptian dominance. Motivating and organizing these
  22. The consequences of an overwhelming Visigothic triumph as much as he did a, defeat , From Genius' point of view, the best outcome was what occurred: Theodoric
  23. In Mr Study, sir,so thought I had better do my best. " The momentous, defeat ,was widely recorded in the British press, which praised the Australians for
  24. Campaign against Stamens and defeat ed him in the Battle of Babies; after the, defeat , Stamens was killed by his own men, who then sued for peace. Problems and
  25. Had participated in the Council of Chalcedony the previous year—and proceeded to, defeat ,the Huns who had been left behind by Attila to safeguard their home territories
  26. And trains them privately. When Mr Jones tries to retake the farm, the animals, defeat ,him at what they call the" Battle of the Cowshed ". Napoleon and Snowball
  27. Using its own claws to cut through its thick hide. She also helped Heracles to, defeat ,the Stymphalian Birds, and to navigate the underworld to capture Cerberus
  28. Fourth Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground, England batting second scored 513 to, defeat ,Australia (98 & 258) by an innings and 157 runs. This allowed England to take
  29. Ascendancy in Anatolia. Most historians, including Edward Gibbon, date the, defeat ,at Manifest as the beginning of the end of the Eastern Roman Empire. Certainly
  30. Will never be lasting," Room admits that he is involved in a" never ending, defeat ," but this does not stop him from engaging in the struggle. Room is also
  31. Thereafter ceased to develop, yet comedy did continue to develop after the, defeat ,of Athens, and it is possible that it did so because, in Aristophanes, it had a
  32. The tragedies relate the deeds of Achilles during the Trojan War, including his, defeat ,of Hector and eventual death when an arrow shot by Paris and guided by Apollo
  33. Issue of new coins to finance operations against the Huns. Believing he could, defeat ,the Huns, he refused the Finnish kings' demands. Attila responded with a
  34. Neither Lincoln nor his commanders saw destruction as the main goal, but rather, defeat ,of the Confederate armies. As Newly (2004) concludes, there was no effort to
  35. During Hutton's marathon effort, and with only nine men, Australia fell to, defeat ,by an innings and 578 runs, the heaviest in Test history. The Ashes resumed
  36. Campaign. In September 1862,the confederate campaign in Maryland ended in, defeat ,at the Battle of Antietam, which dissuaded the British from intervening.
  37. An argument for thwarting the Died Scott decision that, along with Douglas ', defeat ,of the Compton Constitution, divided the Democratic Party between North and
  38. The North needed to conquer and hold vast stretches of enemy territory and, defeat ,Confederate armies to win. Name "/IN"> confederacy"/> Some scholars, such as
  39. Advice medical doctors give to their patients. Daily Physical Exercise; and to, defeat ,diseases such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, the prescription of a
  40. Organization of the United Nations (FAO) leads international efforts to, defeat ,hunger and provides a neutral forum where nations meet as equals to negotiate
  41. Was eventually persuaded to support plans for arming slaves to avoid military, defeat , The Confederacy surrendered at Appomattox before this plan could be
  42. That the Germans, whom they had defeat ed only twenty years previously, could, defeat , them in a mere six weeks, as happened when France fell in June 1940. The
  43. And the Navajo raids in the Southwest. General McClellan After the Union, defeat ,at the First Battle of Bull Run and the retirement of the aged Winfield Scott
  44. Wickets in the Fourth Test. It was Australia's second consecutive innings, defeat ,in a wet summer, and the hosts were in strong positions in the two drawn Tests
  45. In Northern France. *1632 – Battle of Rain; Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus, defeat ,the Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years' War. *1715 – Pocotaligo
  46. The automobile. Headed by Walters, the working group took a possible military, defeat ,into their calculations. From 1939 onwards, the Department used the Nuremberg
  47. Period Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire in 30 BC, following the, defeat ,of Marc Antony and Ptolemaic Queen Cleopatra VII by Octavian (later Emperor
  48. In what is now Brooklyn, New York, British forces under General William Howe, defeat ,Americans under General George Washington. *1793 – French counter-revolution:
  49. Of the much later Roman period. Persian sovereignty lasted until the Persians ', defeat ,at the hands of Alexander the Great who conquered the city in 333 BC. Alexander
  50. Maj. Gen. Jubal A. Early in a series of battles, including a final decisive, defeat ,at the Battle of Cedar Creek. Sheridan then proceeded to destroy the

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