World War One started in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. It is also known as the Great War. Factors responsible The primary cause of World War 1 was the death of Archduke Franz of Austria. Due to this murder, Austria-Hungary declared battle on Serbia. Russia entered this fight due to … Read more
The Russian Revolution of 1917 is considered to be one of the most significant events in the history of mankind because its direct and indirect consequences were far-reaching. While the effect of the French revolution was initially confined to Europe the consequences of the Russian revolution were truly global. Two revolutions In the year 1917, … Read more
Spread of Industrial Revolution outside Britain For almost a half-century Industrial Revolution remained limited to Britain because the British government maintained strict control over new machines and technologies. Their export was not allowed in any form. Belgium During the opening year of 19th C, since the British mill owners migrated to Belgium and they secretly … Read more
Definition of Industrial Revolution The term the Industrial revolution refers to the changes brought about by the replacement of handtools by machine tools in the production process. Beginning in the 1760s, the mechanized production commenced in Britain. This process continued to gain momentum with the passage of time and Britain became the first country in … Read more
This short article covers how to approach world history for IAS Exam- Genaral Studies paper I.