North America 1843
By the early 1840s, American settlers, arriving overland in increasing numbers along what became known as the Oregon Trail, were ...
North America 1845
Annexation of Texas
An even bigger flashpoint than Oregon was Texas, which wanted to join the US despite Mexican warnings that doing so ...
North America 1846
Outbreak of the Mexican-American War
With the annexation of Texas, the US inherited that state's boundary dispute with Mexico. In a bid to settle ...
Treaty of 1818
Fighting between Britain and the United States came to an end in 1815, with the Allies defeating Napoleon later that ...
Living Memory, 2014 vs 1914
To understand how people of the past viewed their world, it can be helpful to know what their past looked ...
World Religion Project
Other Religions - All (%)
Other Religions - All adherents as proportion of total population.
Power at Sea
Number of aircraft carriers by nation.
Coloring Omniatlas maps requires giving each country or political entity a distinct color which will continue to work with all ...
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 ...