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World War I Russian Revolution

Russia was more unstable, and had more serious internal dilemmas than many other great powers, and so the degree to which the shock of war resulted in chaos was correspondingly more intense. World War I saw the crumbling of empires, and among those to collapse was the Russian empire of Czar Nicholas II. When Nicholas

Immigration Issue in the United States

The number of immigrants detained at the southwestern border has risen for 12 straight months, according to Customs and Border Protection data. President Biden promised a more humane approach to immigration than did President Donald J. Trump, giving some immigrants, many of whom are fleeing dire economic conditions in Mexico and Central America, hope that

Jerusalem Conflict

Violence had been building in the Holy City and occupied West Bank for the previous week. Palestinians hurl stones, bottles and fireworks at police who fire rubber bullets and stun grenades. The site is sacred to Jews as the location of two biblical-era temples. Clashes erupt on Friday as Muslims pack the Al-Aqsa compound to

Cattle Mutilation History

Cattle Mutilation can be putt as either the mutilations as unexplained phenomena, and one normal cattle deaths, repackaged as something mysterious or paranormal. For those in the unexplained camp, opinions have diverged about the possible explanation. Some law enforcement communities opined that the animals were being mutilated by people in strange, quasi-religious rituals. In 1980,

Slave Who Founded One of the Earliest US Car Companies

It started with Charles Richard Patterson, a Black man born into slavery on a Virginia plantation in 1833, who translated his blacksmithing skills into a thriving carriage-building business in Ohio. And it ended two generations later, during the Great Depression, with his grandchildren fulfilling regional and international contracts to fabricate bodies for buses and other

Slavery in America

The end of the American Civil War brought freedom to enslaved labourers in the South, but not to those in the West. Neither of the measures that helped destroy the plantation system – the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1863 and the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution in 1865 penetrated the remote territory of New

Understanding People and Societies through history

An exclusive reliance on current data would needlessly handicap people’s efforts. history offers a storehouse of information about how people and societies behave. Understanding the operations of people and societies is difficult, though a number of disciplines make the attempt. In Most cases, recourses depend on historical information, except for in limited, often artificial cases

Pandemic Polling History

The covid-19 pandemic is not the first one to have hit the world , The general election of 1918 was a ‘cynical muddle’ held as influenza killed thousands across a country emerging from the First World War. Like the 2021 elections, the 1918 general election, held a month after the Armistice on 14 December, had

Understanding Modern World Through Caribbean History

The Caribbean became a focal point of rivalries among Europeans, a location where imperial contests were fought. The value placed on the region fostered these struggles for power. The Caribbean’s high value arose from two facts that also signalled its centrality to modernity. The Caribbean ushered in the modern world. Most infamously, it was the

Yemen Unending Wars

Since Yemen was unified in 1990, successive governments have claimed that the country can be governed as one, a right that a number of rivals currently contest. Yet the number of guerrilla wars fought in the country’s north in the last hundred years show that the old cliches about Yemen are at least partly true.