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Apartheid in South Africa
Meaning “apartness” in Afrikaans, apartheid is the ideology promoted by the National Party in South Africa in 1948 (South African History Online, 2016).
A Biographical History of Thomas Jefferson
The name of Thomas Jefferson is one of the most revered names among the American people. This name is equally famous among the most prominent figures in the world history. His life and work left a deep trace in the memory of humanity. Thomas Jefferson made history not only as a great statesman and a politician, but also as a philosopher, humanist, educator, linguist, botanist, geographer, architect, anthropologist, and even a paleontologist.
Birth of a Nation and Black Power
The word ‘black’ is used as a part of regular words and phrases like ‘blackmail’, ‘blacklisting’, and ‘black sheep’, and it is associated with bad things. Thus, considering the perspective, with which ‘black’ is associated, it is no surprise that people automatically reference it with negativity even where race is involved.
The Religious Reasons Of The Israeli-Palestian Conflict
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is a military confrontation, which is still continuing between the State of Israel and Palestine. This is a dispute between two groups of people that claim the rights and sovereignty over the same territory of the former British mandate.
Modern Middle East
Targeting an extensive audience, Mehran Kamrava writes about the events starting from the collapse of the Ottoman Empire to the present day, considering central concerns like the dynamic forces of economic growth, dictatorial survival, and the Israel-Palestinian war.
The Latin American History
After having gained independence, Latin America obtained neither civil liberties nor prosperity because of archaic methods of managing in agriculture, elimination of the local colonial elites, and militarization of societies; nevertheless, in the nineteenth century, the European Industrial Revolution was changing the lifestyle in the region and forming the new market relations in economies.
Transcendentalism and Views of the Individual and Society
Romanticism as a literary movement originated in Europe in the late XVIII century. “From the late XVIII century to the end of the XIX century, in both Europe and the United States, an artistic and intellectual movement called romanticism became a dominant force in politics, religion, and the arts” (Ladd, Anesko, Phillips, and Meyers 4).
The Syrian Conflict
As the wave of the Arab Spring swept from Tunisia, Libya, Egypt through the Middle East, authoritarian Arab regimes that were thought to be secure from protests and impossible to topple began to face immense protests (Inbar 102).
The Significance of the 'Arab Spring' Phenomenon
Arguably, the Arab uprising in northern Africa was a result of distinct causes and social media platforms that partly acted as catalysts. In fact, the causes and methods of revolution in Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt vary widely.
Spanish American War
The Spanish-American War was crucial for the United States of America. In its essence, it started the imperialist stage of capitalism. The war began redistribution of colonies between the great powers of the world.