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The Suez Crisis of 1956, also known as the Tripartite Aggression, was a result of a United States miscalculation regarding the sale of Soviet weapons to Egypt, a last-minute U.S. refusal of funds for the Aswan High Dam p... More »

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The main significance of the Suez Crisis is that it marked the end of Britain's role as a world power. The crisis also represented the beginning of the end of the British Empire. More »

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The Suez Crisis was an armed conflict fought by Israel, England and France against the nation of Egypt between October 1956 and March 1957. The conflict was a result of Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser's announcemen... More »

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Governor William Berkeley's refusal to retaliate against the Native Americans in response to attacks against English colonists was the immediate cause of Bacon's Rebellion. The discontent that fuelled the rebellion came ... More »

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The construction of the Suez Canal connected the Mediterranean and Red Seas. This 101-mile waterway allowed ships to avoid traveling around the southern tip of Africa. The Suez Canal is the shortest route between Europe ... More »

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