Asia and Africa
The Indian Subcontinent
Mohandes Ghandi inspired many people to protest non-violently for independence.
Even though India gained independence, Muslims and Hindus still had bad blood and later formed separate nations, this formation of separate nations caused a lot of violence.
Jewish Wait for State ends in 1948
Israel: Balfour Declares a Mess
Arthur Balfour (Britain's foreign secretary) had created the "Balfour Declaration of 1917), which allowed a home for the Jewish people in Palestine, which then allowed Britain to gain control of Palestine.
The declaration started to create chaos and violence and then many Jews fled from Germany as Hitler came to power...
The Iranian Revolution: The Shah Gets Shooed
Oil: Enormous Amounts of Goo
Developments in South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid
South Africa was formed by combining two Dutch colonies and two British colonies along with the existing black population, but this country was separated between blacks and whites with blacks having unfair rules on where to work and where to live, this was called the apartheid.
Because of these unfair rules, the blacks formed the African National Congress to help takeaway these laws, the leader of this committee was Nelson Mandela who was arrested for leading the congress, Mandela and the ANC hoped for peaceful ending of the apartheid but instead it turned violent with many people being killed.
Finally in 1990, Mandela was released from jail and the rule makers of South Africa ended the apartheid, and in 1994 Nelson Mandela was elected president.