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Revision Questions on The Gulf Crisis   4 markers   How was Iraq governed in the 20th century? What was Arab nationalism? What did the Baath Party stand for? What was the role of Khairallah Tulfah in Saddam’s rise to power? Describe Saddam’s early political activities (1957-1961). How did Saddam’s membership to the Regional Command become […]

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The battle of Shopian happened between the Sikh Empire and Jabbar Khan, the then governor of the Durrani Empire province of Kashmir on 3rd July 1819. The Events That Lead To The War The Sikh Empire was forced to send consecutive disciplinary military mission against the hill states of Bhimber, Rajauri, Poonch, Nurpur, and others. The idea was […]

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The Algerian war was between France and the Algerian National Liberation Front and it happened between the years 1954 to 1962. The war led to Algeria gaining independence from France and in history this is considered as an important decolonization war because of its complex nature. The conflicts were branded by guerrilla warfare, maquis fighting […]

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After World War 1, when Germany was defeated, it had to pay compensation for the cost of the war under the Treaty of Versailles (1919). When Germany could not pay, French troops occupied the Ruhr area in Germany to extract compensation in kind.  It lasted from 1923 to 1925. Ruhr: The Ruhr region is located […]

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Right-wing politics considers that some social orders are preordained, normal, or desirable, on the basis of natural law, economics or tradition. It is held that hierarchy and social inequality are results of traditional social differences. Left-wing politics supports social equality and fairness, often in opposition to social hierarchy. It involves a concern for the underprivileged […]

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Right-wing politics considers that some social orders are preordained, normal, or desirable, on the basis of natural law, economics or tradition. It is held that hierarchy and social inequality are results of traditional social differences. Left-wing politics supports social equality and fairness, often in opposition to social hierarchy.It involves a concern for the underprivileged in […]

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Nazi Germany or Third Reich was the name Germany was known from 1933 to 1945. It was called so because Germany was under the control of the Nazi party with the Adolf Hitler as its leader. This period had another name as well – National Socialist Period. Germany became a fascist state and the party […]

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The hyperinflation in Germany after the WWI was not the most severe one in the history. The Hungarian and the Zimbabwean currency crisis were worse than this but this was most talked about and better documented. Also Germany was and is an important country in Europe. The hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic was for three […]

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The Munich Putsch was a failed coup by Adolf Hitler in November of 1923. The word putsch in German means to push and it meant use violent force to overthrow a government; a coup. Hitler was encouraged by Benito Mussolini’s march to Rome during October 1922. He wanted to replicate the same in Germany and […]

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The Twenty Five Programme also known as the National Socialist programme was launched on February 24th, 1920 in Munich. National Socialist German Workers’ Party which was originally German Workers’ Party launched this programme.  This announcement was made in front of around 2000 people in Munich.. Unlike the Austrian programme, German programme did not claim to […]

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Propaganda is known to mean dissemination of information. It also meant the same in the Nazi Germany only that it got a negative connotation as it was ‘propaganda’ against people and ideologies and the dissemination was a huge. This was done by the Nazi Party and during the leadership of Adolf Hitler in Germany which […]

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The period between 1925 and 1929 was considered golden period in Germany when compared to the years preceding it because many economic and social reforms were brought about by Gustav Stresemann. Gustav Stresemann was born on May 10th 1878 in Berlin. He was a learned scholar and a statesman par excellence. He wrote a few […]

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The Russian Revolution happened all through 1917. It was not a sudden incident without any precedence. There were unrests and protests happening for almost a century. The Russian Revolution was very important because it threw out a system of governance and established one which was very new and unheard of till then. It was Marxism […]

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The Second World War could not be stopped even after formation of the League of Nations. Mass killing, movement of people from one region to another, economic reparations, appeasement policies – all put together only fostered hatred and eventually led to war. The leaders of various nations wanted the war to end and the main […]

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The Russian Revolution happened all through 1917. It was not a sudden incident without any precedence. There were unrests and protests happening for almost a century. The Russian Revolution was very important because it threw out a system of governance and established one which was very new and unheard of till then. It was Marxism […]

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The immediate cause to World War I was the assassination at Sarajevo on 28th June 1914 where the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated. The enmity which was brimming in many countries broke its boundaries and each of the nations took sides and it became a Wold War I. Why the Assassination? Serbians […]

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The Treaty of Versailles threw up so many enemies for the League of Nations and the most prominent one among them was Germany. Germany suffered the most from the treaty. People of Germany were spread over many nations; some of them were new nations as well. Germans everywhere were angry but could not do anything […]

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The Great War ravaged Europe completely. Belgian and French villages disappeared without a trace. Large areas in the north-western Europe became barren. Millions of people died and millions were wounded. The male population was decimated making women to take over male jobs.  At the end of the war Treaty of Versailles was signed in 1919. […]

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The shadow of another World War was following the League of Nations. Though it was formed with all good intentions of disarmament and prevention of war, the outcome of the Treaty of Versailles signed in 1919 was something different. The impractical division of nations, forming new nations, the appeasement policies led to another world war. […]

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