Garrett Kugler

Timeline created by GarrettK
In History
  • The Meiji Restoration

    industrails spread to asias and the meiji become into power and monderized china
  • Industrial Revolution

  • Jethro Tull's Seed Drill

    Invited seed drill! A invention that made planting seed easier!
  • 1st Steam Engine built

    The steam engine was built in England. This steam engine was very slow. Later an inventor, James Watt, improved on the design of the engine, which made it an important part of the Industrial Revolution.
  • Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations

    Adam Smith was an economist. He wrote about economics and support of capitalism in in his book, "The Wealth of Nations". Some people consider him to be the father of modern economics.
  • The Louisiana Purchase completeed

    President Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from France. This doubled the size of the USA. This territory was the land between the Rocky Mountains and the Mississippi River.
  • The first public declaration of Mexican Independence

    Father Miguel Hidalgo, a priest, was the first person to declare Mexican Independence. He helped his people plan a rebellion. He became known as the Father of Mexican Independence.
  • Mexico declares Independence from Spain

  • Trail of Tears

    As more people came to the United States, more people began to move west. This land had been lived on by Native Americans. The Indian Removal Act forced five different Indian Nations to be relocated. So many native Americans died during the relocation that it became know as the Trail of Tears.
  • Michael Faraday’s dynamo

    Michael Faraday was an English chemist, and he invented a machine called the dynamo. The dynamo produced electricity. This was the machine that eventually led to the development of electric generators.
  • Taiping rebellion

  • Sepoy Mutiny in India

    Sepoys were Indian soldiers who fought in the British army. Their mutinay began because they had to bite off the end of the ammunition before loading it into a rifle. The ammunition was greased in pork or beef fat. The Sepoys were offended because they were either Muslim, who do not eat pork or Hindu, who do not eat beef.
  • Civil War begins in the USA

    Civil war begiins in south caralina in fort sumter. becuase lincholn told them they couldnt have the right to leave the union
  • Karl Marx’s “Das Kapital”

    Karl Marx was a German who believed that capitalism was a bad thing. He wrote a three part volume describing the evils of capitalism called "Das Kapital". Marx helped develop modern day communism.
  • Franco-Prussian War

  • Spanish-American War begins

    The Spanish-American war was fought over who got Texas. The Americans won the war. The United States gained a large amount of territory.
  • Boxer Rebellion

  • Russo-Japanese War

  • Franz Ferdinand is killed

  • Russia becomes the USSR

  • U.S. joins WWI

  • Lenin’s Bolshevik Revolution in Russia

  • Treaty of Versailles is signed

  • Mussolini’s Fascist Party in Italy

  • Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

  • Black Tuesday Stock Market crash

  • Stalin’s rule in the USSR begins

  • U.S. declares war on Japan

  • Japans attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor on a Sunday morning. The attack was a complete surprise and lasted less than two hours. In the end 2,400 lives were lost and all eight battleships were destroyed or damaged.
  • D-Day

    D-Day is the day that the Allied forces entered France against strong German forces. Troops landed on Normandy beaches. The D-Day was a huge victory for the Allied forces. The beaches were then secured for more troops to land safely on the beach.
  • U.S. drops A-Bomb on Hiroshima

  • Nuremberg trials are held

  • Fidel Castro’s Communism in Cuba

  • Mikhail Gorbachev power in USSR

  • NAFTA is formed

    NAFTA stands for the North American Free Trade Agreement. This areement between America, Mexico and Canda eliminated tariffs between the three countries.This was supposed to improve Mexico's economy, but many people feared the effects of the agreement because of increased competition.
  • WTO is formed