Irish War of Independence (1916-1922) – Irish nationalists stage a coup, but failed. Some were taken as prisoners. Then they decided a parliament, Dail Eireann. The Irish republican army under Michael Collins leads a guerilla war against British security troops. After a while the Anglo-Irish Treaty was established, which sets up Irish free state within the British empire but knowing the protestant countries of
Ulster, which remains part of the UK. Irish anger during these concessions erupts intoCivil War, in which Collins is assassinated.-Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) - was a major invasion of eastern China by Japan preceding and during World War II. It ended with the surrender of Japan in 1945. Launched full out invasion. Rape of Nanjin. Chinese do not stand Japanese.11.Prohibition; Great Depression – causes and consequences. -Prohibition – Alcohol and drunkenness constituted a genuine and massive problem in the United States. In 1919 completely banned the sale, production, and consumption of alcohol, even at home, between consenting adults. The 18thamendment to the US constitution, buying, selling, making or drinking alcohol was made illegal. This led toMobsters bringing the liquor illegally and selling them to make a profit. Congress later passed the 21stamendment to the constitution repealing Federal prohibition.-Great Depression – Depending on credit many people bought stock or invested in many things for them later to believe they will earn a profit. This led to shareholding coming naturally to people that were used to living on credit. Later characters appeared offering investors bogus projects, they would lie in order to get the investors’ money and move on to the next person. Leading to late October 1929, when the stock market crashing. For people who invested their personal fortune in companies, the crash was a disaster: many committed suicide by jumping from hotel windows. Smaller investors had to pay back the money they borrowed. The banks the lost all the money due to everyone withdrawing all their money simultaneously. Leading to investors and creditors to call in their loans. Foreign trade became impossible because they had no way to pay for it, which led to hunger.
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