The 1st Punic War is both powers growing and expanding while the 2nd Punic War is one man’s fight Hannibal against Rome and Carthage’s hatred towards Rome. Hannibal will forever be known as Rome’s greatest enemy. Since the East is off limits because of they’re power and Rome has taken it’s islands this pushes Carthage further west to take most of Spain led by Hamilcar. Remembered as one of Carthage’s greatest military leaders. After Hamilcar’s death Hasdrubal takes over which is the son of Hamilcar and takes over Spain for Carthage.
British policy was to damage French trade by preventing French ships, including their navy, from moving freely in and out of French seaporrs. The commander of the British fleet, Admiral Horatio Nelson, won brilliant victories over the French navy, near the coast of Egypt, at Copenhagen, and finally near Spain, at Trafalgar in 1805, where he destroyed the French- Spanish fleet. Nelson was himself killed at Trafalgar, but became one of Britain's greatest national heroes. His words to the fleet before the battle of Trafalgar, "England expects that every man will do his duty, " have remained a reminder of patriotic duty in time of national danger. In the same year as Trafalgar, in 1805.
Name: kartik Patel Subject: history 101 Professor: Dr. Gilbert stack Essay: Hannibal Hannibal Hannibal, a Carthaginian general and one of the greatest generals that ever lived was renown for his strategies and courageousness, such as crossing the Alps and using the bottleneck strategy at Lake Tradesmen. He used strategies that a lot of generals at this time, especially Roman generals, would never think of and in doing this he almost destroyed the Roman republic. From the middle of the 3rd century to the middle of the 2nd century BC, Carthage was engaged in a series of wars with Rome (Dorey, P 57). These wars, known as the Punic Wars, ended
The Second Punic War (218-201 BC), also known as Hannibal’s War was the second major war between Carthage and Rome. It is referred to as a “Punic” war because Rome's name for Carthaginians was Punici, because of their Phoenician ancestry. This war was brought about by the rapid growth of Carthaginian rule in Spain. Before the war, the Carthaginians were building up a great empire in Spain. Hannibal, who had a grudge against the Roman Empire decided to attack the Saguntines, who were allies with Rome.
Sir Francis Drake was an English “sea dog” (pirate) who raided Spanish ships returning with valuables 2. Spain did not stand for this so they planned to attack England with their Spanish Armada (130 ships & 27,000 men) a. England’s plan for victory: (explain) 3. Spain loses their grip on the seas with this defeat and the problem of inflation destroys the Spanish economy a. inflation (define)
He attempted to resolidify the allegiance by appointing Pompey and Crassus as consuls of Spain and Syria respectively. By doing so, Caesar established himself as a strong military leader in the Gallic Wars. He also had the reputation of being an "idol" general who was not above suffering alongside his troops in the plain of battle. After all, however, the death of Caesar's daughter Julia during childbirth in 54 B.C. (she had been married to Pompey for five years) and the death of Crassus in 53 B.C.
The Cry of Dolores marked the beginning of the long and bloody Mexican War of Independence, which would not conclude until 1821. Millions were killed or displaced in this long conflict. During his trial, Hidalgo seemed to understand what he had wrought and recanted his actions, perhaps foreseeing the bloodbath to come. The Cry of Dolores was the spark that ignited the tinderbox of long pent-up resentment of the Spanish in Mexico. Taxes had been raised to pay for fiascoes like the disastrous (for Spain) 1805 Battle of Trafalgar and in 1808 Napoleon invaded Spain, deposed the king and placed his brother Joseph Bonaparte on the throne.
The people in turn named me as King. 88 A.D. The humans amassed a huge army, and defeated us just outside this iron fortress gate of ours. Once again, Domitian rejected my offer of peace, but later on was forced to accept it. In terms of our signed treaty, I was to become a client of Rome, receiving a sum of gold and assistance routinely from the humans to equip Dacia’s militia to help protect Rome’s borders against invaders.
Doing this Sparta and Athens won the war against the Persians, but ended up losing to Rome. Leonidas impacted our generation today by giving us entertainment, courage, and a basis for a need for a strong military. He lived from about 540 B.C. to August 11, 480 B.C. in the battle of Thermopylae.
Pompey’s Fate Then in Thessaly at Pharsalus, immense troops having been led forward on both sides, they fought. Pompey's line of battle had 40,000 foot soldiers, 600 cavalry on the left flank, on the right 500, in addition he had reinforcements of the entire east, the entire nobility, countless senators, ex-praetors, ex-consuls and those who had been victors of great wars already. Caesar had in his battle line not even 30,000 infant, and 1000 horse soldiers. Never until then had Roman troops, about to conquer easily the whole world easily if they were to be lead against foreigners, come together in one place with neither greater nor better leaders. It was fought in a huge battle and Pompey was defeated in the end and his camp was destroyed.