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World Wars: Causes and Effects I

Causes, practices and effects of wars-I: Wars were widespread in the 20th century. The causes and practises of the war differed. The effects of wars were most often the same. What is war? War is a fight between two countries or two opposing group of companies. Each country aims to…

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Communism in Russia 1976-89
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Communism in Russia: 1976-89

Communism in crisis 1976-89(Russia): Russia and China before the twentieth century were ruled by emperors who were undemocratic. Most of the people and were peasants. They were not looked after well and they were very poor. There was no progress at all in these two countries and they were at…

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Dinesh Gupta

Dinesh Gupta or Dinesh Chandra Gupta (December 6, 1911 – July 7, 1931) was a Bengal revolutionary, born in Josholong in Munshiganj District, Bangladesh. He fought against the colonial rule of the British. At the Calcutta session of the INC – Indian National Congress, he joined a group organized by…

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Afghan War (Part II)

The battle of Shopian happened between the Sikh Empire and Jabbar Khan, the then governor of the Durrani Empire province of Kashmir on 3rd July 1819. The Events That Lead To The War The Sikh Empire was forced to send consecutive disciplinary military mission against the hill states of Bhimber, Rajauri, Poonch, Nurpur,…

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Communism in China: 1976-89

Communism in crisis 1976-89 (China): Russia and China before the twentieth century were ruled by emperors who were undemocratic. Most of the people and were peasants. They were not looked after well and they were very poor. There was no progress at all in these two countries and they were…

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Arab–Israeli Conflict

Arab–Israeli Conflict The Arab –Israeli conflict which started soon after the Second World War, in reality continues till date.  It was its peak between 1945 and 1979. Territorial allocations have brought a little peace in the area but yet the control over Gaza strip, Jerusalem is still being debated.  To…

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Aryan influence in India

How The Social Life Set Up By Aryans Is Still Seen In India   The vedic culture was the core of the ancient civilization that existed in India. Many of the researchers and historians have admired the contents of the Vedas not only in India, but abroad as well. Achievements…

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Aurangzeb’s Rule

The Rule Of Emperor Aurangzeb As far as Mughal rule is concerned, many of the Mughal historical characters are seen as enlightened and great leaders while some of them have been considered as tyrants who were rather ruthless. One controversial Mughal ruler is the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir. He ruled…

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Causes of WWII – Hitler’s foreign policy

The Treaty of Versailles threw up so many enemies for the League of Nations and the most prominent one among them was Germany. Germany suffered the most from the treaty. People of Germany were spread over many nations; some of them were new nations as well. Germans everywhere were angry…

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Causes of WWII – The Treaty of Versailles

Causes of WWII – The Treaty of Versailles Causes of WWII – The Treaty of Versailles – The Great War ravaged Europe completely. Belgian and French villages disappeared without a trace. Large areas in the north-western Europe became barren. Millions of people died and millions were wounded. The male population…

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Fall of Communism and the Soviet Union in Eastern Europe

Events that led to the collapse of USSR’s hold on Eastern Europe in the late 20th century. The 20th century saw the rise and subsequent disintegration of a number of world economies, the most important being the dissolution of The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics-the USSR.  This officially took place…

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Germany after World War I

When And Why Was The Weimar Government Set Up In Germany? Setting up of the Weimar Republic in Germany happened in the year 1919. Military autocracy prevailed in Germany’ government before 1914 but parliamentary democracy prevailed after the year 1919. The navy in Germany mutinied in 1918 during the end…

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The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Attack on King David Hospital

Jews through various organizations were trying to get the state of Israel. There was stiff opposition from the Arabs and the rest of the world. Many organizations sprang up amongst the Jews to deal with the issue. The goal of all these organizations was the same, to get a state…

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Horses, by Edwin Muir

Horses by Edwin Muir 1) In this memory poem, the poet remembers his days as a little boy in his country home, observing the horses on the ranch. He remembers their steady movement that would displace the soil beneath their hooves. 2) He remembers the animals on the bare field…

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Herr Otto Von Bismarck

Germany Under Bismarck Herr Otto Von Bismarck was a man with a unique personality and an iron image. In Germany’s unification he was considered as a crucial factor. He had diplomatic skills. He reigned as a chancellor of Germany and Prussia. He was a master where foreign policies were concerned….

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