South America 1899
Republic of Acre
During the 1890s, thousands of Brazilian workers traveled up the Amazon to the Bolivian-claimed region of Acre in search of ...
East Asia 1927
Birth of the Chinese Civil War
The Kuomintang had received most of its foreign support from the Soviet Union, which strengthened the Chinese Communist elements in ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1960
Belgium reluctantly granted its Congo colony independence in June 1960 but delayed ceding control of the armed forces to the ...