Crossroads 1960-1970 is the second part of the video series "Crossroads" by ClearIAS. In this video series, we help students to learn history by inter-linking it with different subjects. This video under the program Crossroads focuses on the period between 1960-1970. After having a ride into the … [Read more...] about Crossroads 1960-1970: Learn History by Inter-Linking
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Crossroads is a video-series by ClearIAS in which we try to help students learn different subjects by inter-linking. Crossroads 1945-1960 is the first part of the series. In this new learning initiative, Crossroads, ClearIAS will teach you how to memorize different subjects like Indian … [Read more...] about Crossroads 1945-1960: Learn History by Inter-Linking
ClearIAS has started a new video series - Crossroads. This initiative discusses how to learn different subjects by inter-linking. We all learn and memorize by inter-linking. However, only a few people have understood the real power of inter-connecting subjects. If properly utilized, the … [Read more...] about ClearIAS Starts ‘Crossroads’ – Learn by Inter-Linking
Iranian Revolution refers to the popular movement in Iran (1979) to overthrow a pro-western monarchy and establish an Islamic republic. As a result of the Iranian Revolution, Iran became an Islamic Republic. Iranian Revolution, also known as the Islamic Revolution, is a momentous development in … [Read more...] about Iranian Revolution – How is the Islamic Revolution Connected with the Clash of Civilizations?
Have you ever wondered what is the significance of the American Revolution? The main significance is that the war ended the "Divine Right of Kingship". America overturned Monarchy (rule by kings) and it became a Republic (head of the state is not hereditary). And finally, America became the … [Read more...] about American Revolution – How America Overturned Monarchy and Became Independent, Rich, and Powerful?
The Colonization of Africa: During the 19th-20th centuries, the African continent was colonized mainly by European powers like Britain, France, Spain, Portugal, and Russia. What was colonization? Colonialization is the action by which a foreign power occupies another country, and then exploit the … [Read more...] about Colonization of Africa – How did the Scramble for Africa led to Decolonization?
Know everything you need to know about the Israel-Palestine Conflict - History, Wars, and Solution. We have been receiving many requests from our readers to create an easy-to-understand article covering all the issues related to Israel-Palestine. Though it's not easy to cover every dimension … [Read more...] about Israel-Palestine Conflict: History, Wars, and Solution
China is a nation with ancient culture and heritage. Unlike many other nations, almost whole of China was under a single authority for many centuries. Several dynasties ruled China like Xia, Shang, Han, Tang etc. The last dynasty which ruled China was Qing Dynasty (also known as Manchu … [Read more...] about Chinese History: Chinese Revolution, Civil War and Communist Revolution
The Great Depression of the 1930s was a severe economic problem which affected the whole world, and United States of America (USA) in particular. This was a significant event between two world wars. Great Economic Depression started in 1929 and lasted until the 1940s. What is a … [Read more...] about Great Depression (1929-1945) – Causes, New Deal and Effects
In this post, we discuss the causes, course, and significance of the American Civil War (1861-1865). We will also see how Abraham Lincoln made a difference in history, in spite of the opposition he faced. The American Civil War: The Background When American won Independence from England in 1776, … [Read more...] about The American Civil War (1861-1865): How Did Abraham Lincoln Change History?