World wars and conflicts have shaped the course of history as countries stuggle to maintain a balance of power. In this section topics such as the Korean War, Vietnam and both World Wars are explored.
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Other Conflicts


Lansing, Robert (1864-1928), a United States lawyer and statesman. He succeeded William Jennings Bryan as Woodrow Wilson's secretary of state in 1915.

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World War I

World War I was the great armed conflict of 191418. Until World War II, it was often called the Great War because it was the most destructive and widespread war the world had ever seen.

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