1750- 1914 C.E. Mueggenborg

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    Toussaint L'Ouverture

    Leader of the Haitian Revolution.
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    French & Indian War

    The French and Indian War the war between Great Britain and France in North America. The war erupted into the world-wide conflict known as the Seven Years' War.
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    Seven Years' War

    Global military conflict involving most of the world powers at the time. Was a result of conlicting instrests between the British Empire, France and Spain.
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    Industrial Revolution

    Where major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation, and technology had a profound effect on the economic and cultural conditions of the times. It began in the United Kingdom, then subsequently spread throughout Europe, North America, and eventually the world.
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    Watt's Steam Engine

    Was the first type of steam engine to make use of steam at a pressure just above atmospheric to drive the piston helped by a partial vacuum. Improving on the design of the 1712 Newcomen engine, the Watt steam engine, developed sporadically from 1763 to 1775, was the next great step in the development of the steam engine. Offering a dramatic increase in fuel efficiency, the new design replaced Newcomen engines in areas where coal was expensive, and then went on to be used in the place of most nat
  • Spinning Jenny

    Is a multi-spool spinning frame. The device reduced the amount of work needed to produce yarn, with a worker able to work eight or more spools at once. This grew as technology advanced.
  • Water frame

    Name given to the spinning frame, when water power is used to drive it.
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    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Was a military and political leader during the latter stages of the French Revolution. Became the Emporer of the French and basicly tried to take over all of Europe. He was defeated and sent into exile in 1813. He returned and was defeated at Waterloo in June of 1815.
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    King Louis XVI

    Ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1774 until 1791, and then as King of the French from 1791 to 1792.
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    American Revolution

    The political split of the 13 colonies from Britain to become independent. The colonies combined to become the United States of America.
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    Marie Antoinette

    Marie Antoinette was an Archduchess of Austria and the Queen of France.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    The Bastille is a medieval fortress and prison in Paris that represented royalty in the centre of Paris. While the prison only contained seven inmates at the time of its storming, its fall was the flashpoint of the French Revolution.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    The Declaration of the Rights of Man is a fundamental document of the French Revolution, defining the individual and collective rights of all the estates of the realm as universal.
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    French Revolution

    A period of radical social and political upheaval in French and European history. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years.
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    Haitian Revolution

    A period of conflict in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Haitian republic.
  • Whitney's Cotton Gin

    Is a machine that quickly and easily separates the cotton fibers from the seeds, a job formerly performed by hand.
  • Invention of the Telegraph

    It was a machine used to carry out long distance communication invented by Claude Chappe.
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    Commodora Matthew Perry in Japan

    Forced Japan to open up to the Western World.
  • Britain takes over India

    Britain needed more resorces and trade, so they took over India for profit.
  • Abolition of British slave trade

    In 1807 Britain abolished Slave trade and later in 1833 abolished slavery in their own colonies
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    Mexican Independence

    Was an armed conflict between the people of Mexico and the Spanish colonial authorities, that became known as the Mexican War for Independence.
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    Congress of Vienna

    A conference of ambassadors of European states held in Vienna. The objective of the Congress was to settle the many issues arising from the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars, and the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Battle of Waterloo

    Battle of Waterloo
    An Imperial French army under the command of Emperor Napoleon was defeated by combined armies of the Seventh Coalition, an Anglo-Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard von Blücher. It was the culminating battle of the Waterloo Campaign and Napoleon's last. The defeat at Waterloo put an end to Napoleon's rule as Emperor of the French and marked the end of his Hundred Days' return from exile.
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    Emancipation of the Russian Serfs

    Various parts of Russia abolished serfdom.
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    Brazilian Independence

    Comprised a series of political events occurred in 1821–1823, most of which involved disputes between Brazil and Portugal regarding the call for independence presented by the Brazilian Kingdom
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    Greek Independence

    War between the Greeks and the Ottomans that ended with the Independence of Greece.
  • Dissolution of the Janissaries

    It was the disbandment of the Ottomon warriors known as the Janissaries. Sultan Mahmud II disbanded them.
  • End of the Atlanic Slave Trade

    The end of the Atlantic Slave Trade came with the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833
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    Afrikaners Great Trek

    It was the migration of thousands of Afrikaners from Cape Colony
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    Opium Wars

    In total, the Opium wars (there's two) lasted from 1839 to1860 and they were wars fought between China and the British Empire. The British were forcing China to trade Opium with them.
  • Revolutions- Austria, Germany, Italy, and Hungary

    Various revolutions that occured to change the status quo, be rid of certain governments, etc.
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    Taiping Rebellion

    It was one of the most deadly military conflict in history. It was a civil was that took place in Southern China
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    Crimean War

    War between Russia an opposing forces over the territory that was once the Ottonman empire.
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    Sepoy Rebellion

    It began as the mutiny of the Sepoys from the East India Company and soon erupted into other mutinies around India
  • Meiji Restoration

    It brought the Japanese Imperial rule back together
  • Suez Canal

    It allowswater transport between Europe and Asia.
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    Imperialization of Africa

    Also known as the "Scramble of Africa", where nations hurried to colonize the African continent.
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    Boxer Rebellion

    Rebellion in China against the Christian and Wester influence.
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    Panama Canal

    Built to shorten the distance between the two coats of America, so that you would not need to go all the way around South America.
  • African National Congress

    South Africa's governing party.
  • Overthrow of the Qing Dynasty

    This was the end of the line of dynasties in China.
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    Aswan Dam

    Built after the Egyptian revolution to help control flood waters on the Nile.