The Most Significant Events of 2016

The 21st century will not be one of calm. History continues with an erratic path. The year 2016 will be significant, because of the change in global political culture. Nativist populism has spread in the United States and the European continent in reaction to globalization, immigration, and supranational organizations. There is an unsettling specter of […]

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Nasser Meets Qaddafi

Muammar Qaddafi was a  pan-Arabist and pan-Africanist  revolutionary who took power in a bloodless coup in 1969. His ideology was influenced by the thought of Gamal Abdel Nasser. The photograph shows Qaddafi and Nasser meeting for the first time after the Ai-fatitha Revolution. Qaddafi wanted unity among all Arabs, like Nasser. At first when news […]

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Hiroshi Oshima Meets Hitler

Hiroshi Oshima served as ambassador to Nazi Germany for the Japanese Empire. This picture shows Oshima meeting Hitler at his headquarters in East Prussia. The Japanese Empire would attack the United States and Nazi Germany as well as Italy declared war. This move seemed strange on the part of Nazi Germany. It had no obligation […]

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Anti-Japanese Propaganda Poster

This is American  anti-Japanese propaganda. The Empire of Japan and the United States of America were engaged in conflict in the Pacific during World War II. During the war effort both the Allies and Axis powers produced propaganda materials to get their citizens to support the war effort. The United States justified their actions as […]

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Madagascar the Mysterious Island

Madagascar is one of the world’s largest islands and a republic off the coast of Mozambique . This African island is a place of mystery to some observers, but examining its history reveals a tale of transformation, societal change, and migration. The island used to be part of the African mainland, but separated during the […]

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