Tag: United States Of America

  • A Brief History Of The Anti-Abolition Riots Of 1834 In The United States Of America

    A Brief History Of The Anti-Abolition Riots Of 1834 In The United States Of America

    Advertisements Riots erupted in new york city in October 1834, sparked by a confluence of events, including the fiery oratory of abolitionist protestant ministers (many of whom were also nativist and anti-Catholic); the growing social assertiveness of formerly enslaved people and free-born African-Americans in the city; the growth of Jacksonian democracy, which praised working-class white […]

  • Mozambican Civil War Of 1977-1992: A Proxy War Between USA & Soviet Union

    Mozambican Civil War Of 1977-1992: A Proxy War Between USA & Soviet Union

    Advertisements The Mozambican Civil War between May 30, 1977, and October 4, 1992, in the southern African country of Mozambique, a 15-year conflict. Although clearly an internal civil war, the conflict was, in fact, a proxy war between the Soviet Union and the United States. The Soviet Union backed the Mozambican government while the United States supported the insurgents. The […]