Japan's early history when it was ruled by an emperor. Like any feudal society, the nobility, the landowners liked to fight wars the samuria. Near the end of the first millennium, the samuria were high demand, and so became organized. The imperial court in the Genpei War and defeated the Emperor, establishing the first ever shogunate.
The US had reaped rewards from the opium war with China, yet they still required more to fuel their mass industrailization at home. The rich coal deposits and whales of Japn caught their attention. In 1853, the port of Edo, forbidden to any foreigner, would br encouraged upon by four gaint steam ship armed with many cannon and even more crewman. We look at how the restoration took place.
The Balkans has been an ethnically diverse region in Europe. It served as border fo Western, Eastern, and Islamic worlds. Its Long history consists of many independent kingdoms as well as even more empires attempting to conquer the region. The Byzantines, Ottomans, and Austrians all took thier shot at the region.
The Croatian Serbs refused to let this happen again, and rose up in Knin in August, securing small arms and barricading roads. Borisav Jovic, now head of the Yugoslav presdency, was ready to offer support to the Croatian Serb's concern. Tudman, however, would not accept this. We will uncover how all this played out.