History

History

History never knows when it’s happening, or who is making it happen.

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Ancient

Medieval

Asia

Africa

Americas

World to 1920

  • Western Europe from c. 1500 to 1789
  • E. Europe, SW Asia, N. Africa from 1480-1800
  • Europe from 1789 to 1920
  • European Colonies in the Americas, 1492 – 1790
  • United States from 1763 to 1920
    • United States, 1763 – 1865
  • United States, 1865-1920
  • Canada from 1763 to 1920
  • Latin-American and Caribbean Nations to 1920
  • Australia and Oceania to 1920
  • S. Asia Under European Imperialism, 1500-1920
  • SE Asia Under European Imperialism to 1920
  • China 1839-1911; Japan to 1910
  • SW Asia, N. & Sub-Saharan Africa (1800-1920)

World since 1920

Who controls the past, controls the future.

Who controls the present, controls the past.

George Orwell

We Will Get Through This

World War I, 1914 - 1918
Over 200,000 men died in the trenches

Spanish Flu, 1918 - 1919
675,000 Americans perished

World War II, 1939 - 1945
291,557 soldiers died in battle

Vietnam War, 1954 - 1975
58,200 soldiers died


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