The first World War began in 1914 and ended with a German defeat in 1918. Due to imperialist expansion and the involvement of the USA the war had a world-wide impact. Technological developments led to a high number of dead soldiers.
In 1948 Europe experienced a series of revolutions, most of which failed. This is a quiz about the revolutionary movements in the German Confederation.
In the 17th century powers struggles between the king and the parliament led to the English Civil War and the Glorious Revolution. Religion also affected these conflicts, ending with a Protestant succession of the throne.
The Second World War lasted from 1939 to 1945. The Axis powers (Germany, Italy, Japan, ...) ultimately lost against the Allies (USA, USSR, UK, France). This is a quiz about the major military events of the Second World war.
During the First World War a British law for Irish self-government was suspended. Both Irishmen who wanted to stay a part of the UK and people who wanted independence fought in World War One.
After the two separate German states were formed in 1949, it became less and less likely for them to reunite any time soon. Due to the ideological differences between the two states, unification didn't happen till 1990.