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Great Events

All selections in this section are from The Great Events By Famous Historians, Volume 18, Rossiter Johnson, LL.D., Editor in Chief. Copyright, 1905 by The National Alumni.

Note that these articles are old, and some of the terminology may be offensive. Such language is here only because it was there in the original.

Destruction of the Alabama
The Laying of the Atlantic Cable
The Purchase of Alaska
The Austro-Prussian War
Battle of Sedan
Battle of Bull Run
Canadian Confederation
The Capture Of New Orleans
The Discovery of Diamonds in Africa
The Emancipation
Abolition of the Fur Companies
Gettysburg
Italian Unity
McClellan's Peninsula Campaign
The Fall of Vicksburg
The Fall of Maximilian
The Surrender Of Lee