Jack Quinn's Timeline

  • Textile industry

    The textile industry changed the way people wear and wash clothes today.
  • Sugar Act

    The british increased tax on sugar the revenue the colony
  • Declaration of independence

    A document was signed to state America's indepndence from Great Britain.
  • American Revolution

    The war between the America and Great Britain in the years 1775 to 1783 which lead to the formation of the independent United States.
  • First Fleet

    From departure to arrival it took the fleet about 8 weeks and when it arrived in Botany Bay in Janurary 1788 it was a triumph for Captain Cook
  • French Revolution

    The French Revolution is a period in the History of France, from the years 1789-1799, in which the monarchy was overthrown and restructing was forced upon the Roman catholic church.
  • Industrial Revolution

    The industrial revolution was a key part to how the world runs today. It created new markets, the economic began to grow and created the way goods were transported.
  • Cotton Mills

    Cotton Mills was a place where people could go and make cloths for a living and this helpt many peoples lives
  • Abolition of slavery

    The triangular trade between America, Africa and Europe had ended. It was a three way trade. America supplied the tobacco and sugar, Europe provided textiles and materials and Africa provided the slave sor man power but on the December 1, 1834 the British house of common put a stop top this
  • Invention of VFL

    The invention of VFL in Victoria has made what Australian sport is today.
  • American Civil War

    The union declared the American Civil War over the rights of slavery between the North and South
  • Invention of the telephone

    Alexander Bell invented the first ever communication service with talking face to face.
  • Invention of the light bulb

    Thomas Edison created the first pratical light bulb. It was the first powered light invented.
  • First ever VFL game

    The invention of Victorian Rules football took place in 1858 however the first recognised game was in 1896, Geelong vs Melbourne.
  • First ever Modern Olympic Games

    King George 1 welcomed huge crowds from all over the world the first ever modern olympic summer games at Panathenean Stadium, Greece.
  • First Powered Flight

    The first time in history that a powered machine was flyin. The Wright Brotheres invented it.
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford produces the first Ford Model T automobile
  • Franz Ferdinhands Assassination

    The heir to the Austo-Hungarian emperor was assassintaed by a group of Serbian Terriosts called 'The Black Hand'. This was the trigger that started World War 1 (WW1)
  • World War 1 ended (WW1)

    World War 1 ended at the defeat of Germany at the hands of so many countries
  • Invention of AFL

    Originally the game was called VFL (victorian football league) but in 1990 the game switched to AFL (australian football league) because it was now an Australian game