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 ...
East Asia 1951
China in Korea and Tibet
China's intervention in Korea forced the surprised UN forces to retreat, but the Chinese were unable to conquer the ...
Chinese occupation of Tibet
Fighting in Korea reached a stalemate by the middle of 1951, with the front settling roughly where the border between ...