Growth of Labor Movement

  • Inda's movement

    Inda's movement
    Indian National Congress is Established. The party will take the helm of India's independence movement.
  • Sherman Act.

    Sherman Act.
    U.S Congress passed the Sherman Antirust Act which they break up large monopolies.
  • First movie

    First movie
    Louis and Auguste Lumiere showed the first motion picture "Workers leaving the Lumiere Factory- at a cafe in Paris.
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    U.S defeats Spain in the three month Spanish-American War. As a result, Cuba became indpendent and the U.S bought Puerto Rico and the Philippines from spain for $20 million.
  • New President

    New President
    President William McKinley was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz, an anarachist, leading vice President Theodore Roosevelt President.
  • Russia splits into two.

    Russia splits into two.
    Democratic Party in Russia splits into two groups, the moderate Mensheviks meaning minority and the hard-line Bolsheviks meaning majority. Mensheviks outnumbered the bolsheviks.
  • Russo-Japanese War

    Russo-Japanese War
    Lasted into 1905, Japanese victory begins. Japan becomes the first major non-western power of mondern times. In Russia, the war is followed by the Revolution of 1905, marks the beginning of the end of czarist rule.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    Following the "bloody Sunday" riots before the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg in January, revolution spreads throughout Russia, in some places spurred on by newly formed workers' councils, or soviets.
  • First Battles of Marne & Ypres

    First Battles of Marne & Ypres
    Western Front, the first battles of the Marne and Ypres establish a line that will more or less hold for the next four years. Exuberance is still high on both sides, but will dissipate as thousands of German, French, and British soldiers sacrifice their lives in battles over a few miles of barbed wire and mud.