During WWII, there was a Japanese invasion, after that the country declared its independence on 12 October 1945, but the French under Charles de Gaulle re-asserted control. In 1950 Laos was granted semi-autonomy as an "associated state" within the French Union.
Charlemagne's palace chapel at Aachen, completed in 805. The coronation of Charlemagne as emperor on Christmas Day 800 is regarded as a turning-point in medieval history, marking a return of the western Roman Empire, since the new emperor ruled over much of the area previously controlled by the western emperors. It also marks a change in Charlemagne's relationship with the Byzantine Empire, as the imperial title by the Carolingians asserted their equivalency to the eastern empire.
Declaration of Rights of Man: a fundamental document of French constitutional history adopted by the Constituent Assembly on Aug. 26, 1789.The rights to "liberty, property, security, and resistance to oppression" and the rights to freedom of speech and of the press were guaranteed. It asserted the equality of men and the sovereignty of the people, on whom the law should rest, to whom officials should be responsible, and by whom finances should be controlled.
Генрих VII. His supportive stance of the islands' wool industry and stand off with the Low Countries had long lasting benefits to all the British Isles economy.the capriciousness and lack of due process that indebted many would tarnish his legacy and were soon ended upon Henry VII's death, after a commission revealed widespread abuses.According to the contemporary historian Polydore Vergil,simple "greed" underscored the means by which royal control was over-asserted in Henry's final years.
Temple of Zeus at Euromos, Turkey. Euromos was a member of the Delian League in the mid 5th century BCE and seems to have remained independent until 167 BCE when Mylasa revolted from Rhodian control and asserted power over Euromos territory.The present temple, which is at least the 3rd built on that location is in the Corinthian style and dates to the 2nd century CE, but it was never completed.
David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister, and his wife Paula celebrate Israel's independence at Haifa harbor. For Ben Gurion, who migrated to Ottoman-controlled Palestine in 1906, this marked the culmination of a lifetime of struggle. Israel's declaration of independence, signed on May 14, 1948, asserted that self-determination represents "the natural right of the Jewish people to be masters of their own fate."
After 1:30 p.m,. Dallas police respond to the killing of Officer J.D. Tippit at the corner of 10th and Patton in Oak Cliff. Many officers controlling the crowd at the book depository heard the report of Tippit's shooting at 1:16 p.m. and began to search for the suspect.
At 90, George H.W. Bush recalls the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan in March 1981. Interviews with Bush, former National Security Adviser Richard V. Allen, other participants as well as hours of recordings from inside the White House Situation Room reveal new details of the day the Reagan presidency almost became a footnote.
a soldier in the Transjordanian Arab Legion, equipped with a British-made helmet and rifle, assaults an Israeli position near Hebron. Transjordan, a creation of the British Mandate that governed the region following World War I, seized the West Bank, and Egypt emerged in control of the Gaza Strip. However, the new Israeli state succeeded in consolidating its control over the rest of Mandate Palestine
Accomplishment- ames Monroe purchased Florida from Spain, extended the country's territory into the Pacific Northwest, helped control sectional tensions and asserted the primacy of the United States in the Western Hemisphere.
French socialist writer Marcel Déat published on May 4, 1939 the article Why Die for Danzig? It concerned one of the Nazi Germany ultimatums for the Second Polish Republic, regarding the demand to transfer control of Gdańsk to Germany. He asserted that France had no interest in defending Poland, and that Hitler would be satisfied after receiving the territory he (rightfully, according to Déat) demanded.
#5 "(…) the New Woman of the 1920s boldly asserted her right to dance, drink, smoke, and date—to work her own property, to live free of the strictures that governed her mother’s generation. (…) She flouted Victorian-era conventions and scandalized her parents. In many ways, she controlled her own destiny.” ― Joshua Zeitz, Flapper: A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern(2007)
15 year old Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine, enters Little Rock Central High on September 25th, 1957, three years after Brown vs. Board of Education. In defiance of the law, Arkansas Governor Faubus ordered the state National Guard to block the students from entering the school. After weeks of protests, the mayor of Little Rock appealed to the federal government, which asserted control of the State National Guard and sent in the Army to escort the students to class.
The Qajar dynasty is a Persianized Iranian royal family of Turkic origin, which ruled Persia (Iran) from 1785 to 1925. The Qajar family took full control of Iran in 1794, deposing Lotf 'Ali Khan, the last of the Zand dynasty, and re-asserted Persian sovereignty over parts of the Caucasus.
In the 1700s a man an agent of the British East India Company who with an army of troops attempted to remove the French from their trading posts in India. As a result of this he allowed for the British to have the largest control over India,along with all of its wealth which at the time which asserted the British' global dominance.