Jacob Prickett

  • Industrial Revolution

    The industrial revolution started in Great Britain. Britain had many agricultural rescources such as coal and water. Machines were created to make farming easier.
  • 1st Successful steam engine built

    James Watt imvinted the 1st steam engine. It was faster and more efficent than other machines. This technology was used in factories so they didnt have to be built by running water.
  • Mexico declares its independence

  • Michael Faradys Dynamo

    He discovered what happened when magnetism and electricity were combined. This created a machine that that generated electricity. This idea eventually led to electrical generators.
  • Taiping Rebellion

    20 million people died during it. Quin Dynasty won. Hoang Xiuquan believed he was the brother of
    jesus, wanted everyone to be equal.
  • Sepoy Mutiny in India

  • Karl Marx’s “Das Kapital”

  • The Meiji Restoration

    Called the Meiji period. Emperor Meiji wanted to modernize. They called this the Meiji restoration.
  • Franco-Prussian War

  • Spanish-American War begins

    Americans thought spain was responsible for a ship exploding. This was a disaster for spain. United staes won the war. They singed the Platt Amendment
  • Boxer Rebellion

    Boxers attacked chinese missionaries. Had a seige in Bejing and held hostages for 55 days. Boxers were defeated.
  • Russo-Japanese War

  • Lenin’s Bolshevik Revolution in Russia

    Small Marxist group. Led by Vladimir Lenin. They wanted to overthrow Czar so Russia could be a socialist country.
  • Franz Ferdinand is killed

    He visited Bosnian City on June 28, 1914. His car drove through the streets. A man open fired and killed him and his family.
  • U.S. joins WWI

  • Russia becomes the USSR

  • Treaty of Versailles is signed

    Named after frence Palace, this is where is was signed. Germany had to play a lot of money. Designed to weaken Germany.
  • Stalin’s rule in the USSR begins

  • Black Tuesday Stock Market crash

    INversters sold 16 million shares. The market collapsed completley. Banks were in fincial trouble.
  • Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

    Hitler wanted a master race. He scared the German Legislature to give him dictatorship. Called himself the Fuhrer
  • Mussolini’s Fascist Party in Italy

  • Germany attacks Poland – WWII begins

  • U.S. declares war on Japan

  • Japans attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japan had been developing this plan for a while. The attack lasted 2 hours and killed 2,400 americans. 200 aircrafts and 8 battle ships were sunk and destroyed.
  • D-Day

  • Nuremberg trials are held

  • U.S. drops A-Bomb on Hiroshima

  • Apartheid in South Africa

  • Korean War is fought

  • Mao Zedong’s People’s Republic of China

  • Fidel Castro’s Communism in Cuba

    Cstro overthrew the cuban dictator, converting to communism. They made allies with the soviet union. This scared the US with cold war.
  • Vietnam War is fought

    United staes supposrted the southern part of Vietnam. HUndereds of thousands of troops were sent to fight. The north ended the war,
  • Mikhail Gorbachev power in USSR

  • Persian Gulf War begins

  • NAFTA is formed

  • WTO is formed

  • USSR collapses & Russia is back