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… powers responded with a policy they called, "carving up the Chinese melon." Following the partitioning of Africa among European powers, they turned their sights to what they saw as a terminally weak Chinese government. European powers and America began…
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… in this century fought between great powers. Japan seized the planned idea by launching a "bolt from the blue" attack on Russian naval forces in the Far East and landing an army on the Asian mainland. Japan's first gain did not produce a fast…
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… the world, is considered to be located in Eastern Asia. It is due east of the Korean peninsula and is an island chain that consists of more than 2,000 islands including Honshu which is the 7th largest island in the world. The population is about 126…
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… ago. How did they get it in the first place? And how is the trade in opium tied to the issue of Hong Kong? Opium for medicinal purposes was first manufactured in China toward the end of the 15th century. It was used to treat dysentery, cholera and…
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… At around 1500 A.D. India was advancing rapidly. Trade linked much of India and internal commerce was doing well. Different regions in India grew a variety of crops as well as production of items such as cotton and silk increased. Indian goods…
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… activists of her time. Born in 1949 in the town of Skėnderaj in the Drenica valley of Kosovo, Brovina was moved to Prishtina where she was raised with excellent schooling. She studied medicine heavily in Middle School and High School, and specialized…
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… of the most enigmatic and giving people of all time. She has devoted her entire life to bringing democracy to Burma through peaceful protests and, unfortunately, being jailed under house arrest for a seemingly unlimited number of years. Born in…
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… Porbander in the state of what is now Gujarat on 2 October 1869. He had his schooling in nearby Rajkot, where his father served as the adviser or prime minister to the local ruler. Though India was then under British rule, over 500 kingdoms, principaliti…
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… of the celebration of the lunar new year, Vietnam's most important holiday, the North launched a major offensive throughout South Vietnam. This was known as the Tet Offensive. It took weeks for U.S. and South Vietnamese troops to retake all of the captur…
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… "truth force." Satyagraha became the means by which Gandhi struggled for equal political rights and did not harm or injure to their enemies. Gandhi insisted above all to follow nonviolence. "The force of truth, Gandhi felt, was not enough. The sword…
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