Events that Changed the Course of History

Russian Revolution 1917

5 Events that Led to the Russian Revolution of 1917

Starting with the so-called February Revolution in 1917 and ending with the October Revolution later that year, the Russian Revolution resulted in the downfall of the Russian Empire and the creation of the...

6 Key Events of the Space Race

In the mid-1950s, the rivalry between the Cold War superpowers - the United States and the Soviet Union - was taken into space, giving rise to a period known as the Space Race that...

7 Things You Might Not Have Known About Brown v. Board of Education

On May 17, 1954, Chief Justice Earl Warren proclaimed to the nation that schools were no longer to...

List of 5 Possible Causes of the Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials were a series of witchcraft trials that took place in 1692 in Massachusetts. Nearly 200 people were accused of witchcraft and by the end of the trials, 19 were sentenced to...

List of 6 Manned Moon Landings

All of total 6 manned moon landings to date were a part of the NASA's Apollo program. Running from 1961 to 1972, the objective of the program was to gather as much data as possible from close orbits and manned landings,...

Top 10 Trials of the 20th Century

In the 20th century, few trials attracted more attention than the 10 trials listed. From the Scopes Monkey Trial to the Nuremberg Trials and The Rosenberg Trial to Michael Jackson Trial, Americans...

List of 10 Greatest Battles of the Pacific War

The Pacific War, also referred to as the Asia-Pacific War was fought during World War II between the Empire of Japan, Thailand and Japanese puppet states...

5 Reasons for the US Entry into World War I

The United States played a crucial role in the outcome of World War I and the subsequent peace treaty, however, the country tried very hard to stay neutral...

List of 10 Major Events of the French Revolution

The French Revolution was a major event in modern European history. The causes of the French Revolution were many: the monarchy's severe debt problems, high taxes, poor...

List of 9 Crusades to the Holy Land

Crusades were a series of 9 military expeditions which sought to recapture Jerusalem and other places sacred to Christianity from the Muslims. They were formally launched...

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