For he is the martial lord of loyalty, and the sovereign of peace; the prince of liberty and the protector of our posterity.
The Outspoken Oppa
On March 15, 2019, one million Hong Kongers peacefully protested an extradition bill pushed by Hong Kong officials and Chinese politicians.
With the fall of Constantinople in 1453 by the Ottoman Turks, the nations of Western Europe were forced to look elsewhere for cheaper access to the luxurious spices flowing from the East and supplying the ever-more increasing demands of a growing European populace.
After the conquest of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks in 1453, Western European populations had to face the severe consequences of their main source of cheap, eastern trade being shut off.