1750 to 1918 major events

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    events feom 1750 to 1918

  • 1754 war idian and french and war starts with britain

    The French and Indian War begins as Britain declares war on France in the American colonies.
  • 1755 brittish war continues

    British General Edward Braddock is mortally wounded in a French and Indian ambush near Fort Duquesne in western Pennsylvania. Twenty-three year-old George Washington assumes command of the retreating army of British and colonial troops.
  • brittish loses war

    The French at Quebec, Canada surrender to the British.
  • james watt

    james watt designs a more efficent steam engine
  • american decleration of idependence anounces the american colonies independence from Great Britten

    the commettie that drafted the american declaration of independence: [i to r ] thomas jefferson roger sherman benjamin franklin robert R Livingston and john adams
  • the 1st fleet arrives in Botany Bay

    the 1st fleet arrives in Botany Bay beginning of the Brittish settlement in Australia
  • the outbreak of the French Revolution

    citizens of paris headed by the national guards storm the bastille prison on the 14 july 1789. this event has come to repersent the start of the French Revolution
  • Alessandro volta

    Alessandro Valta invents a battery to store electical curren the unit of electric potential volt is named after him
  • Emperor Gia Long orders all bronze wares of the Tây Sơn Dynasty to be collected and melted into nine cannons for the Royal Citadel in Huế, Vietnam.

  • Lt Stephen Decatur raids Tripoli Harbor & burns Navy frigate "Philadelphia" after pirates seized it

  • Batavian Republic becomes Kingdom of Holland

  • textile workers smash machinery

    textile workers smash machinery in factoies and mills in the midlands and north of England because they think it will take there jobs
  • George Stepherson

    George Stepherson buils the first passenger railway between liverpool and Manchester
  • January 29, 1850 - Debate on the future of slavery

    January 29, 1850 - Debate on the future of slavery in the territories escalates when Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to the U.S. Congress. On March 7, Senator Daniel Webster endorses the bill as a measure to avert a possible civil war.
  • July 10, 1850 - Millard Fillmore is sworn into office as the 13th President of the United States after the death of Zachary Taylor the day before. His policies on the topic of slavery did not appease expansionists or slave-holders.

  • gold rush

    The gold rush completely changed that however. In the two years that followed Edward Hargraves’ discovery at Bathurst, Australia’s population increased to over 540,000. 370,000 immigrants arrived in Australia’s ports during the year 1852 alone.
  • May 1, 1851 - The United States of America participates in the opening ceremony of the first World's Fair in history,

    May 1, 1851 - The United States of America participates in the opening ceremony of the first World's Fair in history, the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, in the Crystal Palace, designed by Joseph Paxton, in Hyde Park, London, England. The world's fair becomes the first major gathering of the works of nations in one location under the idea of Prince Albert and support of Queen Victoria.
  • assanination attempted

    Assassination attempt on Prince of Wales, later British King Edward VII when shot by Jean-Baptiste Sipido in protest over Boer war
  • Italy's King Assassinated

    On the evening of July 30, anarchist Angelo Bresci shot the king of Italy, King Umberto I, three times. The assassination was in retaliation for a violently crushed 1898 labor revolt. His son, Victor Emmanuel III, succeeded him.
  • U.S. President William McKinley Assassinated (1901):

    September 6, 1901, U.S. President William McKinley spent the morning visiting Niagara Falls with his wife before returning to the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York in the afternoon to spend a few minutes greeting the public.