Two hundred years after the Battle of Waterloo – level 1

27-03-2015 15:00

Napoleon Bonaparte was a French emperor. He lost a battle in 1813. He moved to Elba. Elba is a small island.

However, he came back to France. He came to power again. He was in power only for 100 days. We call this Hundred Days. His last battle was the Battle of Waterloo. He lost at Waterloo in 1815. Waterloo is a town in Belgium.

Now, it is the year of 2015. Waterloo happened 200 years ago. People remember the battle.

Napoleon liked hats. He wore black hats with two corners.

Difficult words: was (past of “is”), emperor (the most powerful person of a country), lost (past of “lose”), wore (past of “wear” – have on your body).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Are you interested in this history?

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