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Hundred Days,

name given to the period after the return of the deposed French emperor, Napoleon INapoleon I
, 1769–1821, emperor of the French, b. Ajaccio, Corsica, known as "the Little Corporal." Early Life

The son of Carlo and Letizia Bonaparte (or Buonaparte; see under Bonaparte, family), young Napoleon was sent (1779) to French military schools at
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, from Elba. The Hundred Days are counted from Mar. 20, 1815, when Napoleon arrived in Paris, to June 28, 1815, when Louis XVIII was restored for the second time as king, following Napoleon's disastrous Waterloo campaignWaterloo campaign,
last action of the Napoleonic Wars, ending with the battle of Waterloo. Napoleon I, who escaped from Elba in Feb., 1815, and entered Paris on Mar. 20, soon faced a European coalition.
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By the end of the Hundred Days, tanks had become mechanically reliable enough to provide, at times, armoured cover for advancing infantry, and to destroy wire and some of those nasty machine-gun nests.
ABSENT THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND, MORE ACUTELY, THE banking panic, the Hundred Days would not have gotten off with such a bang, or seen the passage, at a more languid pace, of the leading elements of the New Deal (e.
The work, edited by Gary Sheffield and Peter Gray, is the outgrowth of a 2008 conference hosted by Birmingham University that sought to explore the Hundred Days campaign of 1918 and the creation of the Royal Air Force (RAF).
Bush have done since FDR--he will be ignorant of many things he urgently needs to know yet can learn only by experience all through the hundred days and for months after.
I will consider here four distinct delimiting factors that emerged during the hundred days period.
By contrast, FDR signed bushels of bills during the Hundred Days of 1933.
Armed with school lunch boxes and Social Security/ Medicare forms, the Democrats seemed to be finding a voice as the hundred days advanced.
Waterloo is the climax of the Hundred Days, which commenced with Napoleon's escape from Elba; his seizure of power ended, however, with the restoration of Louis XVIII on June 28, 1815.
Nothing to Fear: FDR's Inner Circle and the Hundred Days that Created Modern America.
Nothing to fear; FDR's inner circle and the hundred days that created modern America.
It is only in Part four that the reader reaches the hundred days.
Yockelson (United States Naval Academy) examines the coalition of American, Australian and British soldiers during the Hundred Days Campaign of World War I, and how the combined efforts of these forces ultimately led to the end of the conflict.