North America 1858
Mexican Reform War
In Mexico, the antagonism between the reform-minded Liberal Party and the Conservatives, backed by landowners and the Catholic Church, erupted ...
North America 1859
Raid on Harpers Ferry
The 1850s conflict in the US over slavery was not limited to Kansas. In 1859, the abolitionist John Brown and ...
North America 1860
Secession of South Carolina
By 1860, the rift between the "slave states" of the southern United States and the "free states" of the north ...
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 ...
Downing of Flight MH17
In late 2013, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant had emerged as the dominant group in both civil ...
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 ...