Where was the Peninsular War fought?

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Where was the Peninsular War fought?

Napoleon's Continued Rise:

Following the siege of Toulon in July 1793, Napoleon was promoted to brigadier general (only 24 years old), and he was named as the artillery chief of France's Army of Italy. In this post, Napoleon prepared for the French invasion of Sardinia, and during the spring of 1794, his plan helped capture the Kingdom of Sardinia very quickly. After this victory, he was sent on a diplomatic mission to the Republic of Genoa.

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The Peninsular War was fought on the Iberian Peninsula (Portugal and Spain).

Napoleon wanted to enforce a continental embargo of the British, and he...

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The Peninsular War in Spain

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Chapter 12 / Lesson 5
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In this lesson, we will study the Peninsular War in Spain that pitted France against Great Britain, Spain and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula.


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