My question is very general, but I'm not sure how to phrase it differently. I'm thinking about the end of Apartheid in South Africa, the end of fascist regimes in Europe and Asia, and the end of ...
Can you give examples of a unitary state splitting into several smaller states in modern history. What was the basis for the self determination of the pieces?
Are there any historical accounts that those living in the Americas encountered a plague or plagues that proved to be as devastating on the population as that of the Bubonic (black) plague in Europe? ...