Key Events 1750 - 1910

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  • American Declaration Of Independence

  • Edmund Cartwright patents a power loom

  • French Decleration of rights and Man and Ctizen

    It says nothing about slaves or women
  • Tom Paine's 'The Rights of Man is published'

  • First steam locomotive is operating at Pennydarren, Wales

  • Abolition of slavery in the Brittish Empire

  • Meji ('Enlightened rule') restoration in Japan

    Feudalism is adandoned and capitalism embraced
  • German unification after the Franco-Prussian War leading to Germany'ys rise as an impertial power

  • Guglielmo Marconi invents the wireless (radio)

  • Russo-Japanese War. Japan defeats Russia