North America 1858
Mexican Reform War
In Mexico, the antagonism between the reform-minded Liberal Party and the Conservatives, backed by landowners and the Catholic Church, erupted ...
the Arctic 1859
Russian expeditions and settlers had been infiltrating China's Amur region since the late 1840s. After the Crimean War exposed ...
Attack on Pearl Harbor
The rise of Japanese power had worried Australia and New Zealand since before the Great War, a fear that was ...
Battle of the Coral Sea
After conquering the East Indies, Japan shifted its focus to cutting Australia's supply line to America. In May, it ...