Downing of Flight MH17
In late 2013, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant had emerged as the dominant group in both civil ...
Following the Russian annexation of Crimea, pro-Russian unrest broke out across southern and eastern Ukraine, demanding referendums. The movement was ...
North America 1898
By 1898, the long-running Cuban war for independence was aggravating US-Spanish relations. In February, the USS Maine sunk in an ...
North America 1900
Thousand Days' War
The Spanish-American War gave the US an empire in the Caribbean and the Pacific and marked its emergence as a ...
North America 1929
Wall Street Crash
Further measures to ensure world peace were made at the US and French sponsored Kellogg-Briand Pact in 1928. In the ...
North America 1921
Washington Naval Conference
Following the War, the US and Japan began expanding and modernizing their fleets. To avoid an arms race between these ...
North America 1919
Treaty of Versailles
US involvement helped the Allies win the Great War in 1918. The next year, Germany was forced to sign the ...
North America 1917
United States Enters the Great War
While the US was embroiled in Latin America, the Great War had erupted across Europe, pitting the German-led Central Powers ...