Thirty Years' War
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They are, to say the least, preparing for civil war (the polling stations are stormed by armed gangs).
Thirty-six percent were in favor and 38 percent were opposed.
Groups like CAIR and leading intellectuals and imams have been denouncing acts like these for years.
But what is there more irresponsible than playing with the fire of an imagined civil war in the France of today?
Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.
He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The Rev. Alonzo Barnard, seventy-one years of age, accompanied by his daughter, was present.Among the Sioux|R. J. Creswell
It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
I presume the twenty-five or thirty miles at this end is unhealthy, even for natives, but it surely need not be so.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
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A war waged in the early seventeenth century that involved France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, and numerous states of Germany. The causes of the war were rooted in national rivalries and in conflict between Roman Catholics and Protestants. For all the bloodshed, there was no decisive winner or loser. The Peace of Westphalia, which ended the war in 1648, did affirm, however, that the German states could be Catholic or Protestant at the choice of their rulers.