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Major Historical Events In The 19th Century

Timeline created by chubman1845 in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Trainintro Railroads Used to expand empires; prominent in U.S., Europe (especially England), and Africa.
INDUSTRIALISM, NATIONALISM, COLONIALISM, TRADE
Irish%20immigrants Migrations Migrations from Euorope to North/ South America. "Better life". 1800-1920.
NATIONALISM
Normannia steamship Steamships Steamships expanded territories, faster travel, travel across Pacific. 1800s.
COLONIALISM, INDUSTRIALISM, TRADE
Hawaje noredline Hawaii Hawaii began to have contact with europeans like the russians, french and british. In 1875 they singed a treaty with america that would see them become part of the US.
NATIONALISM, COLONIALISM, TRADE
Flag of new zealand Wars of New Zealand The british wanted to colonize New Zealand, the natives didn't want them too. Guess who won? Correct, The Brits.
COLONIALISM
Battle of veracruz Mexican American War Mexico and America fought over territories in the South-West. US won a lot of land.
COLONIALISM, NATIONALISM
British east india company British In India British control of India, 1700s/ 1800s, East India Company, British influences.
COLONIALISM
Australia discoveries by europeans before 1813 en Australian Penal Colonies The Brtish sent approximatley 165,000 prisoners to this newly discovered continent because its about the least hospitable place ever.
COLONIALISM
Ottoman flag alternative 2 Ottoman Empire Decline Ottoman Empire declines in power and loses control over many territories.
NATIIONALISM,
Perryphoto Commodore Matthew Perry Forced Japan to trade/ industrialize. Americans more advanced; gunboat diplomacy. 1853.
INDUSTRIALISM, TRADE
Williamwalker William Walker Colonized many parts of latin america. Ruled Nicaragua until overthrown.
INDUSTIALISM, REVOLUTION
Russo french skirmish during crimean war Crimean War Excessively blood conflict involvin almost every major european power participating. Ottomans win but everyone loses many men.
NATIONALISM
First opium war09da0eacd2f3df652ee2 Opium Wars Opium Wars, 1840s and 1860, British deal opium, China destroyed it. British win wars.
TRADE, NATIONALISM, COLONIALISM
Meiji Meiji Restoration Meiji Restoration, 1868, emperor back in power, responses to imperialism.
NATIONALISM, REVOLUTIONS
Suezcanal eo Suez Canal Completed Canal built between Mediterranean and the Red Sea by the French.
INDUSTRIALISM, COLONIALISM, TRADE
Biscuit box wall Anglo-Zulu War Anglo-Zulu War, Jan.-Jul. 1879. Zulus vs. British, Zulus lacking; British challenged.
COLONIALISM, NATIONALISM
1582 The Boer War Boer Wars, 1880-81 and 1899-1902. War between native Boers and British. South Africa.
COLONIALISM
Afrikakonferenz Berlin Conference All major european colonizers split up all of west africa amongst themselves. Pay no attention to africans
Indochina1886x1 French Indochina French colonized Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos. In 1887, became a federation.
COLONIALISM, NATIONALISM
Inside 201011 ethiopia Ethiopia Free state in Africa, beat Italians but they won later. 1896
NATIONALISM
Cigar box 4 cuban independence 1902 Cuban Independence Cuba fought spain for its independence for the third time. They allied with America and won.
REVOLUTION, NATIONALISM, COLONIALISM
Flag of canada Canadian Independence Canada passed a bill which made it a dominion of Britain, giving it more freedom. It would not be fully independent for some time.
NATIONALISM, COLONIALISM