The Pocket Guide to World History

Cinque Ports. 1067-1608. Association of English Channel ports to defend England. [Read more ...]

Ciompi, Revolt. 1378. Florence. Lower class rebellion led to democratic government. [Read more ...]

Circe. Wizardess. Changed Odysseus’ men into animals. [Read more ...]

CIS. 1991. Commonwealth of Independent States led by Russia. Ukraine, Belarus. Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova. [Read more ...]

Cisalpine Republic. 1797-1802. North Italy, created by Napoleon. 1802 Italian Republic. 1805-15 Kingdom of Italy. [Read more ...]

Cistercians. 1098-. RC monastic order. Rigorous rule. Trappist vows of silence 1664. [Read more ...]

Citroën, André. 1878-1935. French Industrialist, automobile company. [Read more ...]

Civil Rights Acts. US. 1866 Black citizenship. 1964 Ends all legal discrimination. 1968 Bans housing discrimination. 1991 Equal employment. [Read more ...]

Civil Rights Movement. 1950-91. US movement to obtain rights for blacks. 1955 Parks. 1963 March on Washington. King speech. 1991 Civil Rights Act. [Read more ...]

Clan-na-Gael. 1883- US Irish terrorist organization. [Read more ...]

Clapham Sect. 1790-1830. Wilberforce’s social reformers and missionaries. [Read more ...]

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