10 events from the time period 1750-1919

  • Enlightenment

    enlightenmentA period of time in Western philosophy and cultural life in which reason was advocated as the primary source and legitimacy for authority.
    The Enlightenment was a program to reform political, economic, and social aspects of European life by using the Scientific method established during the Scientific Revolution. The movement was based on the discoveries and kn
  • Ben franklin did his kite experiment.

    Ben franklin did his kite experiment.
    Ben Franklin kite experimentBen Franklin founded electricity.
  • George Washington was elected.

    'http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/georgewashington' >George Washington elected.</a>
    George Washington won the Election.
  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    Harritet was born.
  • TV invented

    TV invented
    TV was made in 1831.
  • American civil war

    American civil war
    At 4:30 a.m. Confederates under Gen. Pierre Beauregard open fire with 50 cannons upon Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. The Civil War begins. 'http://www.historyplace.com/civilwar/' >Civil War</a>
  • Abe Lincoln died

    Abe Lincoln died
    Abe diedAbe Lincoln was assassinated while watching a play.
  • Telephone was invented

    Telephone was invented
    two inventors Elisha Gray and Alexander Graham Bell both independently designed devices that could transmit speech electrically (the telephone).
    <href='http://inventors.about.com/od/bstartinventors/a/telephone.htm' >Telephone invented</a>
  • First plane was made

    First plane was made
    1899 they made a large, two wing kite. After experimenting for a while on unmanned gliders, they made a glider where the pilot would control the airplane in the air.
  • Toilet was invented

    Toilet was invented
    Sir John Harrington, first engineered and invented a valve that could release water from the water closet (WC) when pulled.
    Toilet invention