Rubber Production – Problems Facing Rubber Production

Rubber production mainly is in impoverished Asian countries. Laos supports most of the world’s output albeit at the expense of its citizens’ health and land displacement. Citizens argue that this kind of violation is to meet the first world rubber demands. Environmentally, the natural rubber processing part uses up tons of energy & water and… Continue reading Rubber Production – Problems Facing Rubber Production

Belgian Imperialism in the Congo

In 1874 King Leopold II sent Henry Morton Stanley to explore Congo region and make treaties with the local chiefs. These treaties allowed King Leopold II to develop a colony for himself as he establishes his position as the colony’s leader. Congo was an attractive colony due to its rich source of rubber that was… Continue reading Belgian Imperialism in the Congo

Why the Jews were Blamed for Germany’s Depression Following WWI

Surprisingly, by the time World War I erupted, most of the German financial institution including banks, and large companies were owned and controlled by Jewish people. Germans including Hitler blamed the loss of the war on the Jewish population. They also blamed the Jew on the wrong decision made by the Weimar Republic on capitalism.… Continue reading Why the Jews were Blamed for Germany’s Depression Following WWI

The Hyperinflation Germany Suffered After World War I Because of the Treaty of Versaille

The German hyperinflation is one of the worst economic crises the world has ever seen; the famous story that people had to carry money on wheelbarrows since cash hardly had any value. The picture above shows children playing with money since toys had more value compared to the paper currency. The leading cause of the… Continue reading The Hyperinflation Germany Suffered After World War I Because of the Treaty of Versaille

Did Germany Ever Pay For The Damages as Agreed in the Treaty of Versailles?

One of the main clauses of the treaty of Versailles was that Germany would be guilty to start the World War I. With just over a hundred thousand soldiers left to fight the war and roughly six navy ships Germany had no other option but to sign it since they apparently were not in the… Continue reading Did Germany Ever Pay For The Damages as Agreed in the Treaty of Versailles?

The Treaty of Versailles Caused World War II

The treaty of Versailles is famously known for bringing peace because it had brought World War I to an end. However, something you may not know is that the Treaty of Versailles is also one of the leading causes of World War II which is the history’s most catastrophic event. World War II claimed over… Continue reading The Treaty of Versailles Caused World War II