The youngest president in united states history, he was the first man born in the 20th century to hold that office listening to his inaugural address, the nation felt that a new era and a new frontier were being ushered in. This is a timeline of english history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in england and its predecessor states to read about the background to these events, see history of england. Timelines of british history timelines of british history, chronologies for you to choose from by century, theme or period and start to explore, chronological fast and easy to use, search and explore further to suit your interests.
Short story: short story, brief fictional prose narrative that is shorter than a novel and that usually deals with only a few characters the short story is usually concerned with a single effect conveyed in only one or a few significant episodes or scenes. The 20th century - a century of reforms late 19th-century sweden was marked by the emergence of strong popular movements that included the free churches, the temperance and women's movements, and above all the labour movement. Following a process of decolonisation in the 20th century, mainly caused by the weakening of great britain's power in the two world wars, almost all of the empire's overseas territories became independent countries. Arp's abstractions, schwitters' constructions, picabia's targets and stripes and duchamp's readymades were soon turning up in the work of major 20th-century artists and art movements.
Bloodiest battles of the 20th century by the beginning of the 20th century, the concept of battle had gotten extremely vague the idea that armies would bloodlessly maneuver into position before engaging in a brief, concentrated clash of arms was a thing of the past. The dieppe raid took place during world war ii (1939-1945) launched on august 19, 1942, it was an allied effort to capture and occupy the port of dieppe, france for a short period launched on august 19, 1942, it was an allied effort to capture and occupy the port of dieppe, france for a short period. The history of chess goes back more than 1000 years the game originated in northern india in the 6th century ad and spread to persiawhen the arabs conquered persia, chess was taken up by the muslim world and subsequently, through the moorish conquest of spain, spread to southern europe.
British history in-depth britain has been shaped by turmoil between its nations, and tension between state and church but centuries of conflict would forge the power at the heart of the largest. The commission was established to oversee the rates and operations of railroads, wharves, terminals, and express companies, but it gained national importance with its oversight of oil and gas production in the 20th century. A brief history of ai introduction the intellectual roots of ai, and the concept of intelligent machines, may be found in greek mythology intelligent artifacts appear in literature since then, with real (and fraudulent) mechanical devices actually demonstrated to behave with some degree of intelligence. The origins of the united kingdom can be traced to the time of the anglo-saxon king athelstan, who in the early 10th century ce secured the allegiance of neighbouring celtic kingdoms and became the first to rule what previously many kings shared between them, in the words of a contemporary chronicle.
You cannot properly understand current world events without understanding the history of the 20th century this topic takes us on a journey from the end of imperialism through two world wars and the cold war and brings us to our modern world. The 20th century spanning two world wars, a great depression, and even a moon landing, there was no shortage of conflict and excitement in the 20th century find resources, biographies, and timelines to help you understand this period and all its heroes and villains. At the turn of the 20th century, the horse was still the primary mode of transportation but as americans became more prosperous, they turned to the newly invented motor vehicle -- available in steam, gasoline or electric versions -- to get around. The tradition of 20th-century us unionism was largely the work of the american federation of labor (afl) and its leader, samuel gompers founded in 1881, it was a federation of national trade unions, each composed of members of a particular craft such as locomotive engineers or carpenters. Welcome to the united states air force learn about great opportunities for enlisted airmen, officers and health care professionals.
A brief history of the battle of antietam in 371 bc a brief and violent battle marked the end of spartan hegemony in ancient greece america's civil war magazine. The most recent exponent of 20th century history painting is the german contemporary artist anselm kiefer (b1945), noted for his large-scale works of neo-expressionism depicting issues of nazi history and nordic mythology. Return to main history of spain page back to the rise and fall of the empire the beginning of the 20th century saw developments in industry which were concentrated in catalunya and basque, while the rest of the country remained agricultural. Free 20th century history quizzes learn fascinating facts about our twentieth century each quiz selects 20 questions at random from a total set of 600, therefore you can play an unlimited number of times.
A look at some notable dates in the history of canada, which marks its 147th birthday july 1 june 24, 1497 - john cabot claims a new continent in the name of king henry vii of england after. The native people of ecuador grew crops of maize, beans, potatoes and squash they kept dogs and guinea pigs for meat many of them were skilled potters and metalworkers in gold, silver and copper however in the late 15th century they were conquered by the incas the spaniards first sighted the. It might be 200 years since the battle of waterloo on thursday, but those nine hours of bloodshed on a field near the belgian town of waterloo changed the course of history.