Following the 1837 rebellions, the British merged the two Canadas into a single autonomous province and set about resolving their ...
Search for Franklin
In 1845 the renowned British explorer Sir John Franklin had set off to find the Northwest Passage, but by winter ...
Opening of Japan
Across the Pacific, Japan had kept itself closed off from the world since the 17th century, restricting its contact with ...
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 ...
Outbreak of the Crimean War
In 1853, Russia occupied the Ottoman vassal states of Moldavia and Wallachia. After the Russians refused an ultimatum to withdraw ...
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 ...