Events and Eras Throughout 1750 - 1918

By lubcke1
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    Events and Eras Throughout 1750 - 1918

  • Abolition Slavery

    the triangular trade went for centuries, the triangular trade was between Amercia, Africa and Europe. Europe supplied textiles and manufactured goods. Africa supplied man power through slavery, and America supplied raw goods like tobacco.
  • the seven years war ends

  • The world's first iron bridge is built in Shropshire

  • The first convicts leave Britain from Portsmouth for Australia

  • First Fleet To Australia

    First Fleet members can trace their lineage back to a person or persons who arrived in Sydney Cove with Captain Arthur Phillip in 1788.
  • The slave trade is abolished

  • The Prime Minister Spencer Perceval is shot by John Bellingham

  • Electric motor was invented

  • The world's first public passenger railway opens

  • worlds first photograph

  • Typewriter was invented

  • A new law bans women and children from working more than 10 hours a day

  • California gold rush begins

  • Thomas Edinsons Lightbulb

    Success was achieved when an incandescent lamp with a filament of carbonized sewing thread burned for thirteen and a half hours.
  • X-rays discovered by German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen

  • Henry Ford changes the World

    Henry Ford was determined to make a simple affordable car, that is what he did, with his first vehicle pricing $825.
  • Titanic Sinks

    On April 10, 1912, the Titanic, largest ship afloat, left Southampton, England on her maiden voyage to New York City. The White Star Line had spared no expense in assuring her luxury. A legend even before she sailed, her passengers were a mixture of the world's wealthiest basking in the elegance of first class accommodations and immigrants packed into steerage.
  • World War 1

    World War 1 strated in 1914 and didnt finish until 1918, there were many events during this time at war.
  • Franz Ferdinands Assasination

    Franz Ferdinand was, however, very unpopular because he had made it clear that once he became Emperor he would make changes.
  • The Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles was the peace settlement signed after World War One had ended in 1918, how ever it wasnt signed till 1919