The flag of Nazi Germany in 1933.
European History

The Totalitarian Regime of the Nazis

March 29, 2021

The Nazis could not win majority votes in the March 1933 elections. Nonetheless, they tried every possible means to establish dictatorship in Germany. And they succeeded. […]

Tomb of dowager empress Cixi.

The Self-Strengthening Movement: Initiatives and Opposition

March 17, 2021

Though there were many initiatives taken by Prince Gong to revive the weakening Manchu Dynasty, the Self-Strengthening Movement ultimately failed. There was much opposition to the reforms being brought about, and a key role in this resistance was played by the Tongzhi emperor’s own mother, the dowager Empress Cixi. […]

Hitler giving a speech.
European History

The Political Upheavals in Germany in 1932

March 15, 2021

Though the Nazis performed well in the July elections of 1932, they were disappointed. In November, their vote share dropped and continued to drop in the regional elections. […]

Hitler with the people of Germany.
European History

The Nazis on the German Political Stage

March 14, 2021

The Nazis were riding high on a successful wave of their propaganda and perpetual campaigning in 1930. It was in 1932 that they really got busy in a well-planned presidential campaign for Hitler. […]

An image of an African-American woman holding a Stop-Racism postcard during a protest.
American History

The Civil Rights Movement against Racial Segregation

March 11, 2021

Racism and segregation played a significant role in the history of the United States. Many people, especially African-Americans suffered during that era. The civil rights movement helped remove such ills from the American society. […]

A German coin with Hitler's face on it.
European History

The Nazis and the Great Depression

March 9, 2021

With the beginning of the Great Depression, tensions multiplied for the already staggering Weimar Republic at home. The Nazis made the most of this opportunity and succeeded in the elections of 1930. […]

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