Chapter 8 and 10 Timeline

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    Chapter 8 and 10 Timeline

  • Seven Years' War

    This was a global military conflict between 1756 and 1763, involving most of the great powers of the time affecting North and Central America, Europe, the West African coast, India and the Philippines.
  • Australia's Independence

    Australia day marks the landing of the First Fleet on 26 January 1788 under Captain Arthur Phillip when he became the first governor after gaining sovereignty over the colony of New South Wales.
  • Revolution in Haiti

    The Haitian Revolution was a period of conflict in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, leading to the elimination of slavery and the establishment of Haiti as the first republic ruled by people of African ancestry.
  • Mexico's Independence

    The Mexican War of Independence was an armed conflict between the people of Mexico and the Spanish colonial authorities. The movement, which became known as the Mexican War of Independence, was led by Mexican-born Spaniards, Mestizos and Amerindians who wanted independence from Spain.
  • Brazil's Independence

    The Independence Day of Brazil is about leaving the control of the Portuguese. Since then the country proudly celebrates the Independence Day of Brazil with lots of fanfare and parades.
  • Battle of Ayacucho

    The Battle of Ayacucho was a decisive military encounter during the Peruvian War of Independence. It was the battle that sealed the independence of Peru, as well as the victory that ensured independence for the rest of South America.
  • Mexican-American War

    The Mexican–American War was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas. Mexico considered part of thid territory its own despite the 1836 Texas Revolution.
  • Battle of Navarino

    The naval Battle of Navarino was fought in the Navarino Bay on the west coast of the Peloponnese peninsula, in the Ionian Sea. A combined Ottoman and Egyptian armada was destroyed by a combined British, French and Russian naval force.
  • Northern Ireland Becomes Independent

    The region that is now Northern Ireland served as the bedrock of Irish war of resistance against English programmes of colonialism in the late 16th century. The English-controlled Kingdom of Ireland had been declared by the English king, Henry VII, in 1542 but Irish resistance made English rule in Ireland impossible.
  • Crimean War

    This war was fought mainly on the Crimean Peninsula between the Russians and the British, French, and Ottoman Turkish, with support from the army of Sardinia-Piedmont. The war arose from the conflict of great powers in the Middle East and was more directly caused by Russian demands to exercise protection over the Orthodox subjects.
  • Civil War

    The American Civil War was a civil war between the North and the South. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy".
  • Austro-Prussian War

    A war fought in 1866 between the German Confederation under the leadership of the Austrian Empire and its German allies on one side and the Kingdom of Prussia with its German allies and Italy on the other. This war resulted in Prussian dominance over the German states.
  • Canada's Independence

    Canada Day is celebrated on 1st July, the official independence day of Canada. The day commemorates the founding of the Canadian federal government by the British North America Act of 1 July, 1867. This day is observed as a national holiday throughout the country.
  • Franco-Prussian War

    The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War was a conflict between the Second French Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia. Prussia was aided by the North German Confederation and the South German states of Baden, Württemberg and Bavaria.
  • End of Italian Unification

    The Italian unification was the political and social movement that agglomerated different states of the Italian peninsula into the single state of Italy in the 19th century.
  • Dreyfus Affair

    The Dreyfus affair was a political scandal that divided France in the 1890s and the early 1900s. It involved the conviction for treason in November 1894 of Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a young French artillery officer of Alsatian Jewish descent.