1750 C.E. - 1900 C.E.

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    Toussaint Louverture

    was the leader of the Haitian Revolution.
  • James Watt Perfects Steam Engine

    James Watt Perfects Steam Engine
    James Watt was sent a Newcomen steam engine to repair that led him to invented improvements for steam engines.
    Steam engines were now true reciprocating engine and not atmospheric engines. Watt added a crank and flywheel to his engine so that it could provide rotary motion. Watt's steam engine machine was four times more powerful than those engines based on Thomas Newcomen's steam engine design
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    American Revolution

    The American Revolution was a political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.
  • Spinning Mule Developed

    Spinning Mule Developed
    In 1779, Samuel Crompton invented the spinning mule that combined the moving carriage of the spinning jenny with the rollers of the water frame. The spinning mule gave the spinner great control over the weaving process. Spinners could now make many different types of yarn. Finer cloths could now be made.
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    Simon Bolivar

    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. Like the American Revolution before it, the French Revolution was influenced by Enlightenment ideals, particularly the concepts of popular sovereignty and inalienable rights.
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    reign of King Louis XVI

    The reign of Louis XVI was marked by the outbreak of the French Revolution. In the 1770s, the court began to live its last years in Versailles. In 1774 Louis XVI inherited a kingdom in grave difficulty. In 1789, to solve a major financial crisis, he summoned an exceptional Assembly to meet at the Château. In the same year, under pressure from the people, he left Versailles with Marie-Antoinette and was guillotined in 1793.
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    Haitian Revolution

    slaves rose up In 1791 and by 1803 had driven the whites out of Saint-Domingue, (the colonial name of Haiti) declaring the independent Republic of Haiti.
  • Cotton Gin Developed

    Cotton Gin Developed
    Whitney had designed and constructed the cotton gin, a machine that automated the separation of cottonseed from the short-staple cotton fiber
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    Reign of Napolean

    Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution and its associated wars in Europe.
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    Wars of Independence in Latin America

    The wars of independence in Latin America were watched with considerable interest in North America. Apart from the prospective commercial benefits that might flow from the end of Spain's trade monopoly, U.S. sympathy for an independent Latin America was grounded in the view that the wars of independence reflected the same republican ideals of freedom and liberty that had animated the creation of the United States.
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    Congress of Vienna

    The Congress of Vienna was a conference of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens Wenzel von Metternich, and held in Vienna from September 1814 to June 1815
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    First Opium War

    The First Opium War or the First Anglo-Chinese War was fought between the British East India Company and the Qing Dynasty of China from 1839 to 1842 with the aim of forcing China to allow free trade, particularly in opium. The Treaty of Nanjing, first of the unequal treaties, granted an indemnity to Britain, opening of five Treaty Ports, and the cession of Hong Kong Island, ending the monopoly of trading in the Canton System. End of Chinese isolation
  • Communist Manifesto Establshed

    Communist Manifesto Establshed
    is a short 1848 publication written by the political theorists Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It has since been recognized as one of the world's most influential political manuscripts
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    Taiping Rebellion

    The Taiping Rebellion was a massive civil war in southern China
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    Crimean War

    n Britain, the Crimean War is principally remembered for three reasons: the Charge of the Light Brigade, maladministration in the British army, and Florence Nightingale. However, this war, fought by an alliance of Britain, France, Turkey and Sardinia against Russia, is far more complex.
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    Second Opium War

    The Second Opium War was a war pitting the British Empire and the Second French Empire against the Qing Dynasty of China
  • Bessemer process developed

    Bessemer process developed
    The Bessemer process is a method of steel production named for British inventor Sir Henry Bessemer. During the Bessemer process, iron workers inject air into molten steel to remove carbon and impurities.
  • Sepoy rebellion

    Sepoy rebellion
    The Sepoy rebellion was set off between the British and the Indians. Indian soldiers that worked for the British during the British rule were known as the sepoys.
  • Origin of the Species Published

    Origin of the Species Published
    On the Origin of Species, published on 24 November 1859, is a work of scientific literature by Charles Darwin which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology.
  • Emmancipation of Russian Serfs

    Emmancipation of Russian Serfs
    The Emancipation of the Russian Serfs. 1861. Emancipating the serfs in 1861 was an extraordinarily key event which catapulted Russia into the 20th century.
  • Meiji Restoration

    Meiji Restoration
    The Meiji Restoration was a political and social revolution in Japan in 1866-69, which ended the power of the Tokugawa shogun and returned the Emperor to a central position in Japanese politics and culture. It is named for Mutsuhito, the Meiji Emperor, who served as the figurehead for the movement.
  • Suez Canal

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

    Unificatiion of Germany
    Germany Came together into a strong political country
  • Unification of Italy

    Unification of Italy
    Italy became a strong independent nation from spain
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    Boer War

    The First Anglo-Boer is also known as the First Transvaal War of Independence because the conflict arose between the British colonizers and the Boers from the Transvaal Republic or Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (ZAR). The Boers had some help from their neighbours in the Orange Free State.
  • Berlin Conference

    Berlin Conference
    Meeting between Europe to determine how Africa was to be divided.
  • Indian National Congress Founded

    Indian National Congress Founded
    the Indian National Congress was the largest and most prominent Indian public organization, and central and defining influence of the Indian Independence Movement.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    Boxer Rebellion
    Beginning in 1899, the Boxer Rebellion was an uprising in China against foreign influence in religion, politics, and trade. In the fighting, the Boxers killed thousands of Chinese Christians and attempted to storm the foreign embassies in Beijing.
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    Second Boer War

    number of interrelated factors led to the Second Anglo-Boer War. These include the conflicting political ideologies of imperialism and republicanism, the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand, tension between political leaders, the Jameson Raid and the Uitlander franchise.
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    Russo-Japanese War

    The Russo-Japanese War was a military conflict in which a victorious Japan forced Russia to abandon its expansionist policy in the Far East, becoming the first Asian power in modern times to defeat a European power.
  • All-India Muslim League founded

    All-India Muslim League founded
    Muslim League, original name All India Muslim League, political group that led the movement calling for a separate Muslim nation to be created at the time of the partition of British India (1947). The Muslim League was founded in 1906 to safeguard the rights of Indian Muslims.
  • Henry Ford and Assembly Line

    Henry Ford and Assembly Line
    An assembly line is a manufacturing process in which interchangeable parts are added to a product in a sequential manner to create a finished product much faster than with handcrafting-type methods.
  • Panamal Canal

    Panamal Canal
    The Panama Canal is a 48-mile ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade.