The steam engine worked faster at driving machinery.Steam engines were used in mines and factories and even in textile mills.
mexico declares independence
Military officer Agustin de Iturbide believed he could end the mexican independence movement for good.Iturbide switched sides for the revolutionaries during the liberal revolution in spain which may take some of his power away
micheal faraday's dynamo
Discovered the connection between magnetism and electricity.the dynamo generated electricity by moving a magnet through a coil of copper wire.
sepoy mutiny in india
karl marx "das kapital"
put forth his arguments against capitalism and how it disrupts the relationship between labor and profit.thought there should be a direct connection between one's work and one's pay.
the meiji restoration
spanish-american war begins
franz ferdinand was killed
decided to visit the city of Sarajevo.Gavrilo Princip shot and him and his wife Sophie
US joins WWI
lenins bolshevik revolution in russia
Sought to change life in russia by revolution.wanted to overthrow the czar so the industrial workers could gain the power to rule russia as a socialist country.
treaty of versailles is signed
forced germany to take full responsibility for the entire war.limited size of military haad to return all conqured lands and had to pay war reparations which crippled the economy
mussolini's fascist party in italy
russia becomes USSR
Economy was beggining to improve and the lands around it created a new country.vladimir lenin died after a series of strokes leaving a struggle for control.
stalin's rule in the USSR begins
took a different approach with communism leadership.believed a totalitarian lifestyle would strengthen communism.
black tuesday stock market crash
investors feared tat stock prices may dop so nervous ivestors sold all of own stocks.only a few people wnted the stocks that flooded the market stock prices collapsed completely.
hitler becomes chancellor of germany
after released form prison continued to work to gain power.the effects of the great depression helped his cause and promised to rebuild his army
hitler attacks poland WWII begins
us declares war on japan
japan attacks pearl harbor
a planned suprise attack by general Hideki Tojo.aircraft carriers had been approaching unntocedfor two weeks