North America 1866
Red Cloud's War
Following the Civil War, the US government moved to confine the Indians of the west to reservations, buying up their ...
North America 1867
US expansionism, its purchase of Alaska and its alleged support of Irish Republican Fenian raiders encouraged the British to listen ...
North America 1945
US in World War II
Despite initial setbacks, the US took only 6 months to defeat Japan at sea, allowing it to focus on Europe ...
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 ...
League of Nations Mandates
With the signing of Versailles (1919), Australia and New Zealand became founding members of the League of Nations. The next ...
Correlates of War
iron and steel production
Iron and steel production by nation in tons.