Wars & Conflicts
- Boer War (11)
- Cold War (15)
- Holocaust (220)
- Russian Revolution (3)
- Rwanda Genocide (11)
- Vietnam War (18)
- World War I (12)
- World War II (32)
The Major Wars and Conflicts of the 20th Century
A chronological list of the major wars and conflicts of the 20th century.
In 1900, a group known as the Boxers murdered thousands of foreigners, especially missionaries, in an attempt to rid China of all foreign influence.
Whether you are just beginning to learn about the Holocaust or you are looking for more in-depth stories about the subject, this page is for you. You will find basics such as a timeline, a glossary, a map, and pictures plus more in-depth articles on such topics as the yellow star, ghettos, camps, resistance, and much more.
Vietnam War: A History
How did the U.S. get involved in Vietnam? What policies led to the stalemate? Why did the American public not support the war? Learn more about the Vietnam War through this historical profile.
Communism is a political ideology that believes the struggles between classes can be solved by eliminating private property. The concept of communism, founded by Karl Marx in 1848, first became a reality when Lenin used it in Russia. Find out more about this history of communism.
The Downfall of Communism
Beginning with the creation of the Soviet Union, communism began to gain footing in many countries around the world, vying for control of the world against capitalism. However, in the second part of the 20th century, communism began to weaken. Find out what happened to bring down communism as a world power.