Pages with category: April
North America 1836
By the 1830s the Mexican border region of...
First Italian War of Independence
When news of Metternich’s flight reached...
Hungarian War of Independence
Austria’s success in Italy was not...
The restoration of Austrian power in Hungary...
The Great Game
The Crimean War halted Russian expansion...
North America 1857
For many US citizens, the Mexican-American War...
North America 1861
Attack on Fort Sumter
Despite the Confederacy’s declaration of...
North America 1862
Battle of Shiloh
Moving through Kentucky down the Tennessee...
North America 1865
Surrender of Army of Northern Virginia
Having consolidated in Georgia, Sherman turned...
South America 1879
Conquest of the Desert
Through much of the 19th century, the...
North America 1885
In the Canadian northwest, tensions between...
South America 1885
In April 1885 the United States occupied the...
Asia Pacific 1895
Treaty of Shimonoseki
After defeating the Chinese in Korea in 1894,...
Asia Pacific 1898
Far Eastern Crisis
When the Japanese defeated China in 1895,...
The Anglo-French rivalry had been a constant...