The world we live in today has been shaped by the events of the past. From crucial battles to ingenious inventions, there are specific moments in time we can look back on and wonder how different the world would be today if they hadn't occurred. This book takes an in-depth look at some of those events, from the Black Death and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the Cuban MIssile Crisis and 9/11, discover how these monumental events changed the course of history. Featuring: 50 events that changed the world - The key moments in history that shaped the world we live in today. Assassinations that shook the world - From Lincoln and Archduke Franz Ferdinand to conspiracies about JFK. Disasters that defined a generation - Examine the causes and effects of events such as 9/11, the World Wars and more. Iconic events and inspirational moments - Learn how man walked on the Moon, and the dream of one man to unite a nation.
- Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd