1750-1918 Event Timeline By 62615 Nov 17, 1789 French Revolution Began The French Revolution was because France wanted to overthrow King Louis XVI Mar 14, 1794 Invention of The Cotton Gin The invention of the Cotton Gin was a major part of the Industrial Revolution because the textile industry was the first to industrailize. Jan 9, 1807 Clermont Steamboat Created The first steamboat was another major part of the Industrial Revolution Dec 2, 1823 Monroe Doctrine The Monroe Doctrine warned European countries to stay away. Jan 24, 1848 California Gold Rush Begins The California gold rush brought many immagrants to the United States Nov 17, 1869 Suez Canal was Built The Suez canal was a major achievment because it allowed much fater travel through Europe Nov 8, 1895 X-Ray Created The X-Ray was a giant leap in the medical fields. Period: Jul 28, 1914 to Nov 11, 1918 World War 1 World War 1 was a giant impact on the entire world. it was the largest war at the time because of the number of casualties. Feb 1, 1917 U.S.A. Enters World War 1 The united states entering the war was the deciding factor in the war because it was a stalemate before they did.