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Napoleon’s Hundred Days: The French Emperor’s Brief Return to Power

Napoleon’s Hundred Days refer to the second reign of the French Emperor Napoleon I. His attempt to regain power over France, however, ultimately led to his defeat and permanent exile.

History | History

How Did ‘The Gilded Age’ Get Its Name?

The time period that inspired HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age’ was opulent—but its golden veneer masked something less glamorous.