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The Peninsular War
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven
Napoleon’s six-year-long campaign to bring Spain and Portugal into his united Europe was frustrated by Arthur Wellesley.

SPAIN rose up angrily on 2nd May 1808, after Napoleon occupied Madrid and put his brother Joseph on the Spanish throne.

Nelson had already inflicted a stinging defeat on Joseph off Cape Trafalgar near Cadíz in 1805, but this time Napoleon sent French troops with orders to teach the Spanish an unforgettable lesson.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Despatch. Disturb.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Fight. Force. Cross.

Use together in one sentence: Teach. Inflict. Near.

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