Henry VIII was British monarch.
Reign oversaw 1559 Religious Settlement, a pro-Protestant settlement and defeat of Catholic Spanish Armada.
US declared independence in 1776, however, Britain recognised US in 1883.
Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. Rise of secularism in Europe. Liberal thought and Enlightenment principle spread in Europe.
Abdication of Napoleon.
Marx dies in 1883. Engels publishes Volume II(1885) and Volume III(1894) from notes left by Karl Marx.
Between Britain and Dutch colony (it was a Republic). Clash of imperialist gains in South Africa.
Between British and Dutch backed up by other European colonies. Continuation of First Boer War in one way or another.
Chris Watson became Prime Minster though it lasted a mere 5 months.
First attempt by communists for a revolution. It happened in Russia. They were unsuccessful..... for now.
Between Triple Entente (Britain, France and Russia) against Triple Alliance (Germany, Austro-Hungary and Ottoman empires). Triple Entente win. End of Triple alliance empires.
Bolshevik victory. Revolution leads to Russian Civil War.
Bolshevik victory. Communists consolidate their power in Russia.
In 1927, he is the unchallenged ruler of the USSR.
Francesco Franco becomes head of state in Spain.
USSR dismantle agreement. They side themselves with Britain.
Australia and US become allies. US troops land in Australia.
US joins WWII with Britain and USSR. Japanese were allies with Germans.
One of many bombings on Australian soil.
Conspiracy theories exist about his apparent suicide/death.
UN was established to stop another world war.
Debatable by historians for accurate date.
Initially it was a military alliance formed to combat the threat of communism. Possibly debatable by historians.
He had a stroke in his private room but his servants were scared to disturb him. When one had the courage to open the door he/she found Stalin of the floor apparently in his own urine and excrement. So one of the worst dictators of the 20th Century died in his own wasteful matter.
Importance? Look which country it is bordering- the US.
Led to- Civil Rights Act 1964 and Voting Rights Act 1965.
Signed by: Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, USSR and Albania.
US was humiliated by this defeat.
His presidency is marked by economic reforms, social reforms and many scandals.
Although Berlin and the rest of Germany was broken up into blocks owned by the victors of WWII, the construction of the Wall of Berlin was unexpected.
USSR placed missiles in Cuba. US and USSR came to a brink of direct nuclear war. USSR agreed to take back the missiles only if Turkey returns NATO's missiles to US. Both sides agreed.
His 'assassin' was Lee Harvey Oswald. He was arrested a few hours later. Lee Harvey Oswald was killed a few days after by Jack Ruby who 'avenged' JFK's death. Oswald didn't testify to killing JFK. There are many conspiracy theories about JFK's assassination. Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson was sworn in as President a few hours after the assassination.
Hero in Cuban Revolution. Idol for many left wingers of politics.
Holt 'disappeared' at sea while swimming.There are many conspiracy theories. Memorial service held in his name. US President came to Australia but was welcomed by protests against the Vietnam War. The famous slogan during the protests were 'LBJ, LBJ, how many kids did you kill today?'.
Importance? His albums were international best-sellers. It links with Globalisation. And he was the King.
Dallas was a world sensation. With an estimated 300 million viewers worldwide it showed the power of trade and globalisation. It was one of the few American shows allowed in Communist Romania.
Her economic sanctions along with Ronald Reagan's brought the downfall of the USSR economy which was also failing. She was highly conservative. Although her reforms were harsh it was proven to be economically beneficial for the United Kingdom.
USSR dissolved. Independent republics established.
Catastrophic nuclear disaster. Affected millions people over a few years.
Not immediately demolished.
Coalition forces against Saddam Hussein because of his annexation of Kuwait.
Horrific human rights violations. UN forces couldn't protect civilians.
Estimated 500,000 to 1 million people killed. Such short time span but high number of people killed. Why?
End of the apartheid regime in South Africa.
Importance? US economy was/is the heart of the world economy. A stable or growing economy is always beneficial for world financial markets.