Outbreak of the Crimean War
In 1853, Russia occupied the Ottoman vassal states of Moldavia and Wallachia. After the Russians refused an ultimatum to withdraw ...
Siege of Sevastopol
The Allies decided to destroy Russian power in the Black Sea by capturing the key naval base of Sevastopol, on ...
End of the Crimean War
The siege of Sevastopol was poorly managed by both sides, but eventually the Allies prevailed. In 1856, under the additional ...
World Religion Project
Other Religions - All (%)
Other Religions - All adherents as proportion of total population.
Power at Sea
Number of aircraft carriers by nation.
Coloring Omniatlas maps requires giving each country or political entity a distinct color which will continue to work with all ...
East Asia 2014
Rise of China
Gorbachev's reforms led to the collapse of the Soviet Union and a decade of stagnation in Russia, but China ...
Cause and Effect
The Ottoman Voyages to the Indies
The Age of Exploration is often seen as a distinctly Western European phenomenon, with other nations merely being viewed as ...
By the late 1980s, the Soviet Union was surrounded by hostile states, while having to cope with economic woes, discontent ...
Hereford Mappa Mundi
What would the medieval world view shown on the Hereford Mappa Mundi look like if it were redrawn with modern ...