GS-I: World Wars, Cold War and Other Major Events of 20th Century

What was India’s role in the two World Wars? Why was India involved?

Two historical events that permanently changed the course of history were the First and Second World Wars. Although Indian soldiers made a significant contribution to the war, their work is not well acknowledged in India. Background of world wars: The ..

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Despite the fact that the Israel-Palestine conflict is rooted in history, it has been shaped in its modern form in the 20th century. Explain.

Israel-Palestine conflict refers to the territorial dispute between Israeli Jews and Palestinian Arabs for settlement and human rights. History and evolution: Arab Muslims and Jews claiming birthright to the Israeli territory. Presence of holy religious sites of both diligence. E.g. ..

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What is the ‘Century of Humiliation’, often referred to in discussions about China? How has it shaped the foreign policy of China and its outlook towards the world?

The ‘century of humiliation’ is the period referring to the century between the first opium war in 1839 to the victory of the Chinese communist party in 1949. This was the period when the Chinese suffered defeats at the hands ..

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The American economic recovery act, also known as Marshall Plan, helped in the recovery of European states aftermath of WW2, but it is also blamed for dividing Europe into east and west block. Discuss.

The European economy was totally devastated by the time world war 2 ended. However, differences arose between US and USSR during the Yalta Conference, also known as the Crimea Conference, which was the meeting of the heads of government of ..

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Evaluate the performance of Summit meeting of the Arab League held in March 2001?

The meeting of the Arab League was completed on 27 March, 2001. It discussed various matters among which Palestine, Israel and Iraq questions were the major issues. The host of the meeting Mr. Shah Abdullah II of Jordan favoured Palestinians ..

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What problems of the Weimar Republic contributed to the rise of fascism in Germany? How did Hitler succeed in becoming führer of Germany? Describe the developments which took place in Germany as Hitler transformed it into a Nazi nation?

Rise of Fascism in Germany is different from the rise of Fascism in other European nations. One of the reasons for the rise of Fascism in Germany is the problems of the Weimar republic. Those problems were as follows: Ever ..

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