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1) Jenkins's Ear, War of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Jenkins s Ear, War of, 1739-41, struggle between England and Spain. It grew out of the commercial rivalry of the two powers and led to involvement in the larger War...

2) Vernon, Edward. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Parliament from 1722, he opposed the government of Sir Robert Walpole and urged war with Spain. When war was finally declared (see Jenkins's Ear, War of), Vernon...

3) Elizabeth I, queen of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Elizabeth I, queen of England, 1533-1603, queen of England (1558-1603). 1 Early LifeThe daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, she was declared illegitimate just...

4) French and Indian Wars. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French and Indian Wars, 1689-1763, the name given by American historians to the North American colonial wars between Great Britain and France in the late 17th and...

5) Walpole, Robert, 1st earl of Orford. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Early Life and CareerHe was the younger son of a prominent Whig family of Norfolk. After the death of his father and elder brothers he was returned (1701) to Parliament...

6) Gladstone, William Ewart. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...William Ewart, 1809-98, British statesman, the dominant personality of the Liberal party from 1868 until 1894. A great orator and a master of finance, he was deeply...

7) Byzantine Empire. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Byzantine Empire, successor state to the Roman Empire (see under Rome), also called Eastern Empire and East Roman Empire. It was named after Byzantium, which Emperor...

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