1750 C.E. - 1900 C.E.

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    Toussaint Louverture

    Was the leader of the Haitian Revolution.
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    Reign of King Louis XVI

    Louis XVI (1754-1792) was Louis XV grandson.
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    James Watts perfected the Steam Engine

    Steam engine converted a machine of limited use, to one of efficiency and many applications. It was the foremost energy source in the emerging Industrial Revolution, an
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    American Revolution

    The American Revolution is also known as the American Revolutionary War and the U.S. War of Independence.
  • Spinning Mule developed

    Spinning mule is an 18th century invention that spun textile fibers into yarn by an intermittent process
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    Simon Bolivar

    was a Venezuelan military and political leader.
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    French Revolution

    During this period, French citizens razed and redesigned their country’s political landscape, uprooting centuries-old institutions such as absolute monarchy and the feudal system.
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    Reign of Napoleon

    was a French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century.
  • Cotton Gin Developed

    The cotton gin developed by Eli Whitney in 1793 marked a major turning point in the economic history of the Southern United States.
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    Haitian Revolution

    Haitian Revolution is that the slaves rose up In 1791 and by 1803 had driven the whites out of Saint-Domingue
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    Wars of Independence in Latin America

    Spain's Empire in the New World crumbled, and by 1825 all that remained were a few islands in the Caribbean.
  • Congress of Vienna

    The first goal was to establish a new balance of power in Europe which would prevent imperialism within Europe, such as the Napoleonic empire, and maintain the peace between the great powers.
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    Opium War

    The Anglo-Chinese Opium Wars were the direct result of China's isolationalist and exclusionary trade policy with the West.
  • Communist Manifesto Published

    Is a short 1848 publication written by the political theorists Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
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    Unification of Italy

    The movement to unite Italy into one cultural and political entity was known as the Risorgimento.
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    Unification of Germany

    The German states were bound together in a loose political entity known as the Holy Roman Empire.
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    taiping rebellion

    Radical political and religious upheaval that was probably the most important event in China in the 19th century.
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    Crimean War

    War fought mainly on the Crimean Peninsula between the Russians and the British, French, and Ottoman Turkish.
  • Sepoy rebellion

    Sepoy rebellion was a complete surprise to the British.
  • The Origin of Species Published

    A work of scientific literature by Charles Darwin which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology.
  • Emancipation of Russian serfs

    In 1861 serfdom, the system which tied the Russian peasants irrevocably to their landlords, was abolished at the Tsar’s imperial command.
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    Meiji Restoration

    The emperor Meiji was moved from Kyoto to Tokyo which became the new capital; his imperial power was restored.
  • The suez canal

    The Suez Canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea
  • Suez Canal

    A long canal that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez, a northern branch of the Red Sea.
  • Boer War

    The first Boer War broke out on 16 December 1880 with a skirmish between the British garrison in Potchefstroom and a 'commando' under General Piet Cronjé.
  • Panama Canal

    he Panama Canal is a 48-mile ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
  • Berlin Conference

    German chancellor Otto von Bismarck called together the major western powers of the world to negotiate questions and end confusion over the control of Africa.
  • Indian National Congress founded

    Its founding members proposed economic reforms and wanted a larger role in the making of British policy for India.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    groups of peasants in northern China began to band together into a secret society known as I-ho ch'üa, called the "Boxers" by Western press.
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    Russo Japanese War

    military conflict in which a victorious Japan forced Russia to abandon its expansionist policy in the Far East
  • All India Muslim League founded

    The Muslim League was founded in 1906 to safeguard the rights of Indian Muslims.
  • Henry ford and the assembly line

    This meant improving the machinery and cutting tools used to make the parts. But once the machines were adjusted, a low-skilled laborer could operate them.