1750-1900 (A-Day)

  • May 11, 1440

    Reconquista begins in Spain (eric papendorf

    1440-1492 Spanish begin to retake their land from the Muslims in the area.
  • May 11, 1488

    Portuguese stop using N Africa as trading base (eric papendorf

    1488-1500’s The Portuguese stop using North African cities as a connection to the Far East due to the discovery of the horn of Africa and formation of colonies in the Americas.
  • May 11, 1519

    Ottomans take over N Africa (eric papendorf

    1519 Most of Algeria is conquered by the Ottomans who are asked by the Muslim population to liberate them from the Spaniards. Some of the most important ports remain Spanish for decades to come. Algeria enjoys a autonomous status under them.
  • laiussez fair

    Laissez faire: Idea that government should refrain from interfering in economic affairs.
  • positicism europe

    Positivism: Philosophy developed by the Frenchman court of salt Simon.
  • Immigration (Caribbean)

    Immigration (Caribbean)
    1750-1900: Immigration of different demographics occurred in the Caribbean region because many were looking to work on sugar plantations after the emancipation of slaves.
    The Caribbean was having to recover from a significant population loss due to different epidemics brought by the Columbian Exchange. Cody Birely
  • Egytian Cotton Industry

    Egytian Cotton Industry
    As Britian flourished, it could not produce enough cotton to keep up with its demand. They turned to Egypt and the market for it there erupted and allowed both areas to flourish during this time.
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    lasted til 1763, arguements over land and religion
  • 1762-1796: Russian Age of Enlightenment (Russia)

    Catherine II reigned during the Age of Russian Enlightenment. Catherine II pushed Russian boundaries west toward Central Europe and as far south as the Black Sea.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Prohibited North American colonists from establishing settlements west of the appalachian mountains
  • American Revolutionary War

    American Revolutionary War
    Lasted til 1783
  • Haitian Revolution (Caribbean)

    Haitian Revolution (Caribbean)
    The Haitian Revolution (1789-1804) was a slave-led rebellion who allianced in a strong millitary force overthrew Napolean’s dictatorship. Haiti declared freedom and became its own independent nation while joining the United States as the seond independent nation in the western hemisphere. Cody Birely
  • New South Wales

    New South Wales
    The colony of New South Wales hasmodeled themselves after the Americancolonies and had around 1,000 free citizensand around 2,000 convict laborers.
  • Exploration of Australian Coasts

    Exploration of Australian Coasts
    Exploration of the coasts begins by GeorgeBass and Matthew Flinders.
  • Communication Development (Caribbean)

    Communication Development (Caribbean)
    1750-1900: Interactions between Latin America and the Caribbean increased at this time. Cody Birely
  • Crops (West Africa)

    Crops (West Africa)
    Around the 1800s, sub-saharan Africa become dependent on cash crops such as sugar, cotton, and rubber. This gave them and other countries the nickname of Banana Republics. Annie DeVries
  • Colonial Imperialism (West Africa)

    Colonial Imperialism (West Africa)
    This imperialism resulted in the colonization of Africa. Colonial imperialsim took over places and dominated their economy, politics, and social changes. Annie DeVries
  • utopian socialism

    Philosophy introduced by the Frenchman Charles Fousies in the early 19th century.
  • industrial rev. europe

    industrial rev. europe
    Industrial revolution: Time when countries stared to manufacture goods and mine. Started in Europe in the 18th century.
  • Steam engine

    Steam engine
    The steam engine: Developed by Tomas Newcomen made traveling a lot easier. Put on boats in France England and the U.S.
  • Easier communication: europe

    Easier communication: europe
    The electric telegraph devolved in Europe and the US. Charles Wheatstone and William cooke made the 5 wire telegraph.
  • Imperialism (West Africa)

    Imperialism (West Africa)
    Africa benefited from the many trade routes around the country.
    Sokoto Caliphate was one of the lively exchanges that took place between Europe and Western Africa. Annie DeVries
  • 1801-1825: Alexander I's reign (Russia)

    Alexander I reigned and colonized Alaska and parts of California, like Fort Ross.
  • 6 Australian Colonies

    6 Australian Colonies
    A unified Australia emerged with 6 separatecolonies.
  • Matthew Flinders

    Matthew Flinders
    Matthew Flinders finishes mapping the Australian continent and settlers have creating villages around the coast of Australia.
  • 1803-1806: First Russian circumnavigation (Russia)

    The first Russian circumnavigation
    accomplished and in 1820 a Russian expedition discovered Antarctica.
  • Britain Colonizes Southern Africa

    Britain Colonizes Southern Africa
    Britain occupies the Cape Colony. Kevin Meyer
  • Argentina (Latin America)

    Argentina (Latin America)
    British forces briefly occupy Buenos Aires, Argentina Laura Klever
  • New Zealand

    New Zealand
    New Zealand became self-governed.
  • No more slaves imported from Central Africa

    No more slaves imported from Central Africa
    The United States and Great Britain made it illegal to carry or import from Africa.
    Alex Karnish
  • End of Slave Trade (West Africa)

    End of Slave Trade (West Africa)
    The end of slavery happened in many countries between the years of 1807 and 1867. Afric was searched by Britain to b sure that there were no ships that violated the ban of slave trade. Annie DeVries
  • The French Invasion of Russia (Russia)

    The French Invasion of Russia was
    headed by Napoleon during the height of his power. The Invasion failed and 95% of Napoleon's army perished to Russia's cold winter.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    Second war of independence in North America
  • Slagtersnek Rebellion in Southern Africa

    Slagtersnek Rebellion in Southern Africa
    In Southern Africa, the Boers rose up against British rule. Kevin Meyer
  • Zulu Kingdom created (1816-1828)

    Zulu Kingdom created (1816-1828)
    The Zulu Kingdom was created in Southern Africa. Kevin Meyer
  • Zulu Kingdom Founded

    Zulu Kingdom Founded
    Zulu kindom was created and for the next decade, would expand through military conquest and lead to the formation of other city-states. Ryan Scott
  • Britain in India

    In 1818 the East India Company controlled an empire with more people than western Europe and fifty times the population of the colonies lost in North America. One goal of the British Raj was to remake India on a British model through administrative and social reform, economic development, and introduction of new technology. These included disarming approximately 2 million warriors, establishment of private property, and the increase in exports of raw cotton.
  • 1820s Independence (Latin America)

    1820s Independence (Latin America)
    Independence in Latin America Laura Klever
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    proposal on december 2nd
  • Tasmania

    Tasmania gains independence from NewSouth Wales (British Australia).Flag.
  • France in Australia

    France in Australia
    The rest of Australia is conquered by Britaindue to suspicion of France's interest inAustralia.
  • Juan (Latin America)

    Juan (Latin America)
    1829-1852 Juan Manuel de Rosas dictates Argentina with an iron fist Laura Klever
  • Modernization of Egypt

    Modernization of Egypt
    Muhammad Ali, ruler of Egypt, reforms social, politcal, and economical structure of Egypt to become more modern. Ryan Scott
  • End of Slavery (West Africa)

    End of Slavery (West Africa)
    The end of slavery in different places ranged from 1833-1888. Brazil was the last country to abolish slavery and the British were the first. Annie DeVries
  • Slaves in Cape Colony emancipated (1834-1838)

    Slaves in Cape Colony emancipated (1834-1838)
    In the Cape Colony in Southern Africa, the slaves were emancipated. Kevin Meyer
  • British Parliment in Australia

    British Parliment in Australia
    British Parliament bans the transportationsof convicts to Australia.
  • Opium Wars

    Opium Wars
    -Carter Stark
  • Copper Mines

    Copper Mines
    Rich copper mines are founded in Australia,boosting the economy of the whole country.
  • Maya Indians (Latin America)

    Maya Indians (Latin America)
    Maya Indians rebel against plantatino owners (Caste War) Laura Klever
  • Abolition of Slavery (Caribbean)

    Abolition of Slavery (Caribbean)
    In the nineteenth century, slavery was abolished in some Caribbean islands such as Cuba (many slaves held rebellions to help establish abolition). Indentured servitude took over after slavery was abolished—serving under a contract of indenture. Cody Birely
  • Slave Trade Banned

    Slave Trade Banned
    •1850-Most western countries have stopped the importing of slaves from Africa.
    •Nations no longer importing slaves stopped the slave trade in all of Africa and indirectly forced them to switch to “legitimate trade” Alex Karnish
  • Taiping Rebellion

    Taiping Rebellion
    -Carter Stark
  • Gold Rush in Australia

    Gold Rush in Australia
    The gold/copper rush starts in Australia.
  • Population Boom Due to Gold Rush

    Population Boom Due to Gold Rush
    Population booms due to the gold rush. Forexample: Victoria's populations raises from75,000 (1851) to 300,000 (1854).
  • Melbourne, Australia

    Melbourne, Australia
    Melbourne, Australia gains independencefrom New South Wales.
  • Legitimate Trade

    Legitimate Trade
    •After 1850-Palm oil production skyrockets when African traders realize it was more profitable to use enslaved Africans in Africa to grow cash crops when it is no longer profitable to sell slaves overseas..
    Alex Karnish
  • Chinese Immigrants in Australia

    Chinese Immigrants in Australia
    Some Chinese people immigrate to Australiadue to the gold rush but are terriblydiscriminated against.
  • Slavery (Latin America)

    Slavery (Latin America)
    President Castillo y Marquezado abolish slavery in Peru Laura Klever
  • 1855-1881: The Great Reforms of Russia (Russia)

    Alexander II riegned and made several reforms, including the emancipation reform of 1861. The emancipation reform freed 23 million peasants from serfdom. The era was nown as the era of Great Reforms for Russia and the era spurred industrialization and the modernization of Russia's armies.
  • Mutiny in India

    Mutiny in India
    The Sepoy Rebellion sprang from rising discontent among Indian soldiers. Bengali sepoys resented the recruitment of different ethnic groups, high caste Hindus objected to ocean travel in the growing empire because it went against their religion, and both Hindus and Muslims were offended by being forced to open ammunition cartridges with their teeth, which were greased with cow or pig fat. The rebels asserted old traditions to challenge British authority: sepoy officers in Delhi proclaimed their
  • Indian Rights

    Queen Victoria promised all Indians freedom of religion and equal protection under the law, and great sums of money were invested in harbors, canals, trains, and telegraph lines. However, the profits of such enterprises remained in colonial hands.
  • Brisbane, Australia

    Brisbane, Australia
    Brisbane, Australia gains independence fromNew South Wales.
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    Qing Empire (Central Asia)

    Qing Empire looses power in Central Asia
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    Arguements between two groups in North America, lasted til 1865
  • North Australia

    North Australia
    Parliament grants South Australiaadministrative control of the northernterritory.
  • russia invasion (Central Asia)

    Russia begins invading other countries.
  • Abolition of slavery in North America

  • Diamond Mining Begins

    Diamond Mining Begins
    In Southern Africa, diamond mining begins in Griqualand West. Kevin Meyer
  • Britain in Australia

    Britain in Australia
    Britain encouraged Australia to try and rulethemselves.
  • Suez Canal (Middle East)

    Suez Canal (Middle East)
    The British built this canal as a new trade network. It provided a waterway to connect the Middle East with Eastern Africa and Southern Asia
  • Suez Canal Opened

    Suez Canal Opened
    Suez canal is opened, making trade and travel easier. Ryan Scott
  • White Lotus Rebellion

    White Lotus Rebellion
    predicted the comming of the buddha
    -Carter Stark
  • Whaling

    Whaling (killing whales for baleen) was firstrecorded in New Zealand.
  • Russian Railroads (Central Asia)

    Russia begins building railroads all through Central Asia opening it to trade.
  • Britain Ends Slavery in Zanzibar

    Britain Ends Slavery in Zanzibar
    Britain forces the sultan of Oman, ruler of a secondary empire in Zanzibar, to halt Indian Ocean slave trade and end the import of slaves to Zanzibar. Ryan Scott
  • Africans rule 90% of Africa.

    Africans rule 90% of Africa.
    Africans rule 90% of Africa.
    Alex Karnish
  • Beginning of Scramble for Africa

    The American journalist Henry Morton Stanley persuaded King Leopold II of Belgium to open up Central Africa by investing his personal fortune.
    Alex Karnish
  • Scamble for Africa

    Scamble for Africa
    The scramble for Africa begins in this time period because of imperialism and the need for raw materials. Central Africa is quickly split by European nations seeking transoceanic empires.
    Alex Karnish
  • Decentralization of Qing Empire

    Decentralization of Qing Empire
    -Carter Stark
  • British Occupation

    British Occupation
    British influence became overwhelming and they invaded Cairo and then proceeded to take over the rest of Egypt. Today Egypt is an independent state.
  • Berlin Conference caused because of fight in Central Africa

    Berlin Conference caused because of fight in Central Africa
    The Berlin Conference is brought together because of a dispute between Belgium and France over land in Central Africa. It is agreed that European nations can keep their claims to land in Africa if they can prove that they can hold them. This was done without regards to native Africans.
    Alex Karnish
  • Company Monopolies on Central Africa

    Company Monopolies on Central Africa
    The Congo Free State, the French Congo, and the Portuguese colonies of Angola and Mozambique give huge pieces of land to private companies instead of ruling the areas themselves. The companies had monopolies on the natural resources and trade and the rights to employ soldiers and to tax the inhabitants.
    Alex Karnish
  • Indian Nationalism

    Indian Nationalism
    The introduction of western education in India caused many Indian intellectuals to turn to secular values and nationalism as the way to reclaim India for its people. Many of the new Indian nationalists came from the middle class, which had prospered from the increase of trade and manufacturing. Hoping to increase their influence and improve employment opportunities in the Indian government, they convened the first Indian National Congress in 1885.
  • Gold Mining in Witwatersrand

    Gold Mining in Witwatersrand
    In Southern Africa, gold mining in Witwatersrand began in 1886. Kevin Meyer
  • Ethiopia Acquires European Guns

    Ethiopia Acquires European Guns
    Ethiopia acquired these European musket rifle from Italy through the Treaty of Wichelle. Ryan Scott
  • Africa split up

    Africa split up
    Africa is completely ruled by European powers.
  • Rubber Boom in Central Africa

    Rubber Boom in Central Africa
    •1895-1905: A rubber boom in the Congo Free State takes place, where the companies forced African inhabitants at gunpoint to collect latex from vines in the forest. Mass atrocities occur when people do not make the quotas.
    Alex Karnish
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    Lasted til 1899
  • Britain Conquers Afrikaner Republics (1899-1902)

    Britain Conquers Afrikaner Republics (1899-1902)
    In Southern Africa, Britain conquered the Afrikaner republics. Kevin Meyer
  • Rebellions against Russia began (Central Asia)

  • Transportation Innovation (Caribbean)

    Transportation Innovation (Caribbean)
    The development and planning of the Panama Canal started in 1900 and was finished by 1914. This is very important to the Caribbean region. Cody Birely
  • Ottoman decline

    Ottoman decline
    The empire begins to crumble as it struggles to keep up with the industrializing Europe and surrounding areas.
  • Russia colonized (Central Asia)