By Douglas R. Cubbison
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In 1688, Britain used to be effectively invaded, its military and army not able to avoid the overthrow of the govt. 1815, Britain used to be the most powerful energy on the planet with the main capable army and the biggest empire. Britain had not just performed a trendy position within the defeat of Napoleonic France, yet had additionally tested itself as an important strength in South Asia and used to be unsurpassed in her worldwide achieve.
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