Warfare and Modern(ish) History

Reading and trivia articles

World wars - 

https://www.factretriever.com/world-war-i-facts

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II

https://www.businessinsider.com/21-rare-and-weird-facts-about-world-war-2-2015-8

https://www.natgeokids.com/za/discover/history/general-history/world-war-two/

https://www.argunners.com/interesting-unusual-facts-ww2/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_aircraft_of_World_War_II

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_Megastructures

https://www.findmypast.co.uk/blog/history/10-everyday-inventions-you-owe-to-ww2

https://www.history.co.uk/article/10-little-known-facts-about-ww1

https://kidskonnect.com/history/world-war-i/

http://agraveinterest.blogspot.com/2014/08/100-facts-about-world-war-one-100-years.html


Napoleon - 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon

https://www.biography.com/dictator/napoleon

https://www.ceskatelevize.cz/lide/napoleon-bonaparte/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05yxzlj

Napoleon Viasat History documentary 


Colonialism - 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonialism

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/topics/reference/colonialism/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scramble_for_Africa

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conquistador

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_conquest_of_the_Maya

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_India_Company


Opium wars - 

https://www.economist.com/christmas-specials/2017/12/19/the-opium-wars-still-shape-chinas-view-of-the-west

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opium_Wars


US Civil War - 

https://www.battlefields.org/learn/maps/civil-war-animated-map

https://www.vox.com/2015/4/14/8396477/maps-explain-civil-war

https://www.ducksters.com/history/facts_about_the_civil_war.php

https://www.warhistoryonline.com/american-civil-war/10-things-american-civil-war.html

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/seven-obscure-facts-you-didnt-know-about-the-civil-war-178230/


Native Americans - 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Native_Americans_in_the_United_States

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contemporary_Native_American_issues_in_the_United_States

https://www.insider.com/misconceptions-native-americans-usa-culture-2020-1


Fin de Siecle - 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World%27s_Columbian_Exposition

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fin_de_si%C3%A8cle

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Importance_of_Being_Earnest

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Degeneration_theory

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/10/21/entertainment/current-war-real-story-seo-scn/index.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aestheticism

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strange_Case_of_Dr_Jekyll_and_Mr_Hyde

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracula


Silk Road - 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silk_Road

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spice_trade

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_von_Richthofen - who was the uncle of the WW1 flying ace, the Red Baron!


The Victorians - 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steampunk

https://listverse.com/2009/08/29/top-10-creepy-aspects-of-victorian-life/

https://www.factinate.com/things/45-buttoned-facts-victorian-era/

https://sudeleycastle.co.uk/news/11-fascinating-facts-victorians

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorian_era

 

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