Midterm Revliew Timeline (Alyssa Lawson, F period)

  • Jan 18, 1526

    Imperialism, Mughal Empire 1526-1856

    The Mughal Empire was established in 1526 by Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur. The Mughal Empire had several succesors included Akbar, who supported religious tolerence, Shah Jahan, who focused on building projects rather than his people, and Aurangzeb, who reversed Akbar's religios tolerence and enacted several anti-Hindu laws and made Islamic religious laws the basis of the Mughal government. These changed led to wars with the Hindus and the empire greatly declined and fell at the British arrival.
  • Haitian Revolution, Boukman Revolt 1791-1803

    Dutty Boukman was the Boukman Revolt rebel leader. In 1791, Haitian slaves led rebellions on plantations in the north and burned fields, suar processing facilities, and homes of the whites.
  • French Revolution, Reign of Terror

    The Reign of Terror in France was caused by Maximilien Robespierre's Commity of Public Safety, which mainly consisted of Jacobins. This organization's job was to find and kill any enemies or threats to the French and the revolution. All of the french people feared being accused by spies of being enemies and being executed.
  • Haitian Revolution, War of Knives

    The War of Knives was between the Northwest and South of Haiti. Louverture controlled the Northwest and had black supporters, and Rigaud controlled the South with wealthy affranchis. The was broke out over a disagreement over whose interests would be promoted in a new society. The war lasted a year and Louverture, with Britain's helped, overcame Rigaud.
  • French Revolution, Rise of Napoleon 1805-1814

    In 1800, a plebisiyte was taken to support Napolean's constitution and changes. In 1805, Napoleon Bonaparte made himself emperor of France after being a strong French military leader. Soon after he began to take over other European countries to expand France. He fought many battles and had serveral large defeats and mistakes, such as the Battle of Trafalgar and his act of the Continental System.
  • French Revolution, Peninsular War 1808-1813

    The Peninular War was in result of Portugal refusing to take part in Napoleon's Continental System. Napoleon sent troops to attack Portugal and from 1808-1813 the Spanish fought the French. France sent extra troops and lost over 300,000 men.
  • Imperialism, Matthew Perry goes to Japan

    Matthew Perry was a U.S. Navy Commordore who showed up in Japanese harbors with 4 ships in 1853. Japan awed at the U.S. ships and realized how their defense methods were outdated. Perry brought Japan a letter from President Fillmore asking for trade privleges and in one year he would return with their answer. This lead to the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1853 which opened 2 ports and let the U.S. set un embassy in Japan.
  • Imperialism, Meiji Era (Restoration)

    The Japanese Emperor Mutsuhito began to modernize Japan and it's government, known as the Meiji Era. He sent representatives to other European countries to collect ideas on what government/society systems were the most efficient and used those ideas to restore Japan's government.
  • Imperialism, Berlin Conference

    The Berlin Conference was a meeting of 14 European nations who decided how to divide Africa. African representatives were not included in the desicions. The Congo was one of the first European colonies in Africa, owned by Belgium
  • Imperialism, Boxer Rebellion

    The Boxere Rebellion was a revolt of the Chinese peasants and workers of the Boxer organization who went against the Dowagar Empire's rulers and foreign privliges. A multination army of 2000 troops defeated the Boxers.