North America 1850
Compromise of 1850
With its population booming, California wanted to join the Union as a free state - naturally antagonizing the slave states. After ...
North America 1852
Opening up the West
The surge in migrants heading west put increasing pressure on the Oregon Trail. To secure the Trail, the US government ...
North America 1853
Even as California was being accepted into the Union, a new dispute was breaking out between the US and Mexico ...
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 ...