Mass Society and Democracy

  • The Communist Manifesto is published

  • First Civil War battle fought in United States

  • British unions gain legal recognition

  • Alexander Grham Bell invents the telephone

  • Eastman creates the Kodak camera

  • Daimler and Maybach build gasoline-powered cars

  • Marconi sends radio waves across the Atlantic

  • A revolution in Russia produces limited reforms

  • World War I begins