The restoration of Austrian power in Hungary and northern Italy encouraged Hanover and Saxony to abandon their alliance with Prussia ...
Humiliation of Olmütz
The Erfurt Union did not last long. In autumn the Electorate of Hesse, which formed the crucial bridge between Prussia ...
Second French Empire
While the King of Prussia was backing down in Germany, the ambitious French President Louis-Napoleon was consolidating power in France ...
North America 2014
Mexican Drug War
The US responded to the September 11 attacks by declaring a "War on Terror" and invading Afghanistan, where Al-Qaeda was ...
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 ...