The mid 1960s was a watershed in the political history of Nigeria as the country had to contend with several grave political crises. One of those political crises that almost led to the disintegration of the country was the civil war which began on 6th July, 1967 and formally ended on 15th January, 1970.Read More
The Niger Delta refers to the area around the southern tributaries of River Niger and includes states such as Bayelsa, Rivers, Delta, Cross River, Akwa Ibom and parts of Edo and Ondo states. The area is largely in habited by small ethnic groups, and this in itself creates problems of its own and promotes divisiveness and inter-group rivalries.
Bourgeoisie is a term used to refer to a sector of the middle-class population, which has a good economic income and the possession of material or capital goods, such as property.
Battle of Caseros: Armed confrontation occurred on February 3, 1852 between the Rosario troops of Buenos Aires and the Big Army led by Urquiza.
The Argentine military dictatorship, also called the National Reorganization Process, was a civic-military dictatorship that occurred in Argentina between 1976 and 1983.
This happened after the military coup that overthrew the government of María Estela Martínez de Perón, immediately installing a military junta that had Jorge Videla as de-facto president.
The royalist army, or royalists, was a military group, composed of European soldiers and American soldiers, who during the revolutionary period of America (1808-1833) fought to defend the Spanish Empire, its Spanish monarchy and its crown.
Independence of Mexico: Process of liberation of the colonial territory of New Spain, which took place between 1810 and 1821.
The Independence of Argentina was produced from the political and military process that allowed the United Provinces of South America to emancipate themselves from Spanish rule at the beginning of the 19th century.
With Patria Vieja, it refers to the stage of political and military conflicts that broke out in Chile from the First National Government Junta, in 1810, until the Battle of Rancagua in 1814, which gave rise to the Spanish Reconquest.
The Treaty of Córdoba were the first legal documents, signed on August 24, 1821, in which the Independence of Mexico from the regime of the Spanish Crown was recognized.