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The Colonial Era and Asia Discussion of European Empires in India, Africa, South America, and other places as well as military history of the Far East!

View Poll Results: What do you want to see from the Colonial Era?
Mexican War 38 28.36%
Opium Wars 32 23.88%
Afghan Wars 29 21.64%
French in Mexico 24 17.91%
War of Texas Independence (Alamo, etc.) 33 24.63%
British in India 59 44.03%
British in Africa 45 33.58%
French in Africa 24 17.91%
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any one know anything about the tiwanese resistance of Japanese colonialism that would be cool to see more of japan and its age of colonialism and the reactions of the colonized
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Colonel James Fannin is who my home county is named for.

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Col. James Fannin was stationed at Goliad during the siege of the Alamo with around 300 or volunteers. He was ordered by Houston to try and relieve the Alamo. He started out and made it about halfway there before his wagon's broke down. On his return trip he was ambushed and as per Santa Anna's order's all remaining soldiers were executed. Later at the battle of San Jacinto, the men under Sam Houston were heard Remember The Alamo, Remember Goliad. These two battle cry's spurred them into a killing frenzy and they whipped up on 600 mexicans while only loosing 9 of their own.
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One Colonial power not mentioned is the German Colonial forces in Africa, notably Tanganyka or German East Africa.....
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