the Arctic 1837
By the 1830s, the British colonies of Upper and Lower Canada were growing in population but still found themselves dominated ...
North America 1837
In the north, the British colonies of Upper and Lower Canada were growing in population but still found themselves dominated ...
North America 1842
Conflict with the Comanche did not stop Texas from pursuing its vast territorial claims against Mexico. In 1841 the Texians ...
the Arctic 1846
Following the 1837 rebellions, the British merged the two Canadas into a single autonomous province and set about resolving their ...
North America 1867
US expansionism, its purchase of Alaska and its alleged support of Irish Republican Fenian raiders encouraged the British to listen ...
the Arctic 1869
In Japan, the instability which had followed the arrival of Perry's ships had ultimately led to the termination of ...
North America 1870
Rupert's Land Act
Canada quickly expanded as Britain began to transfer its other North American possessions to the dominion. First up were Rupert ...
the Arctic 1905
After more than ninety years of personal union, Norway split from Sweden in 1905. Despite initial tensions, war was averted ...
North America 1914
Political instability in the Caribbean and Central America continued into the 1910s, prompting further US military interventions as it sought ...
North America 1929
Wall Street Crash
Further measures to ensure world peace were made at the US and French sponsored Kellogg-Briand Pact in 1928. In the ...
the Arctic 1932
Erik the Red's Land
In return for Denmark abandoning any claims on Svalbard, Norway had agreed to recognize Danish sovereignty over Greenland. However, northeast ...
the Arctic 1977
In 1949, the Soviet Union tested its first nuclear device, leading to an arms and technology race with the US ...