1750-1914: AP world history timeline

  • 7 years war/ French and indian war

    Half a century of conflict between Britain and France over North America culminated in the French and Indian War.
  • American Revolution/Smith writes Wealth of Nations

    thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.
  • french revolution begins

  • haitian independence

  • congress of vienna

    an international conference that was called in order to remake Europe after the downfall of Napoleon I.
  • End of Russia serfdom/ intalian unification

  • Ist opium war in china

    Fought b/w the United Kingdom and the Qing Dynasty of China over their viewpoints on diplomatic relations, trade, and the administration of justice.
  • European revolutions/ Marx and engles write Communist Manifesto

  • Commodore Perry opens Japan

    In the mid-nineteenth century, Japan was largely a closed society, resistant to diplomatic and commercial contact with foreigners.
  • sepoy mutiny

  • independence in latin america

  • emancipation proclamation US

    executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln,during the American Civil War
  • german unification

  • berlin conference- division of africa

    The arbitrary boundaries the Europeans imposed often divided an ethnic group and also brought enemies under the same government causing strife that still exists today.
  • Spanish-american war

  • boer war-British in control of south africa

    a war between the local formers and the british that were coming down
  • Russo- Japanese war

  • Mexican Revolution

  • Chinese Revolution/ End of the Dynastic China

    overthrow of the Qing Dynasty and establishment of the Republic of China