Pages with category: 1970s
South America 1970
Exporting the Revolution
The success of the Cuban Revolution inspired...
Independence for the Pacific Islands
The 1960s saw the beginning of the withdrawal...
The crises of the early ‘60s brought the...
Asia Pacific 1973
Paris Peace Accords
By the late 1960s, US public opinion had swung...
East Asia 1974
Battle of the Paracel Islands
The 1969 Sino-Soviet conflict encouraged the...
North America 1974
Outside the Americas, the US had been fighting...
Asia Pacific 1975
Communist Victory in Indochina
Only months after the Paris Peace Accords,...
Indonesian invasion of East Timor
In 1974 Portugal’s staunchly colonialist...
Cold War Rivalry in the Middle East
In 1967, Israel conquered large swathes of...
the Arctic 1977
In 1949, the Soviet Union tested its first...
South America 1979
In response to the guerrilla movements of the...
East Asia 1979
Mao Zedong’s death in 1976 led to a...
Asia Pacific 1979
The Khmer Rouge’s brutal rule in...
North America 1979
Decolonization in the Caribbean
In the 1960s and ‘70s, the British...