1908 – Bulgaria becomes independent kingdom; Congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo. 1911 – Rhodesia divided into North and South; Morocco becomes a French colony. 1923 – Turkey becomes an independent Republic; Tannu-Tuva independent; Palestine established independent from Transjordan. 1940 – Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania are annexed by Soviet Union. 1944 – Lebanon independent from Syria; Tannu-Tuva annexed by USSR. 1948 – Israel created (before 1948, maps say “Palestine”); Republic of Ireland independent; Ceylon and Burma become independent from India. 1954 – Former French Indo-China becomes Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. 1991 – Soviet Union dissolves, 15 countries become independent: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.
1907 – Indian Territory no longer visible in Eastern Oklahoma; Italian Somaliland established. 1920 – British East Africa becomes Kenya; Palestine becomes British mandate. 1922 – Russia changes to Soviet Union; Egyptian independence. 1939 – Bohemia (currently Czech Republic) occupied by Germany; Slovakia independent; France returns Hatay to Turkey. 1947 – India independent; East and West Pakistan created. 1990 – West and East Germany reunite to become one Germany; North and South Yemen merge into one country, Yemen.
1830 – Belgium gains independence from the Netherlands. 1838-40 – Central American Federation, consisting of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
1850 – California becomes part of the United States.
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