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    Idustrial revolution

    The Industrial revolution started in Britain and then it went global. Richard Arkwright (1733-1792) is believed to be the one who was responsible for the Industrial revolution. The Industrial brought new ways of doing things such as trains and cotton gin.
  • Boston tea party

    As part of the revolution a group called the sons of liberty disguised as mowhawk Indians. They climbed aboard a British ship and ruined 92,000 pounds worth of tea. This was the last straw and it was one of the main reasons the American revolution started.
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    American revolution

    This revolution was the revolution for America's independence. They were not happy with being part of the British empire. So by the end of the war, they had their independence.
  • James Cook's death

    At first Captain James Cook was welcomed to Hawaii. But when gale forced winds forced them to come back to the island. That time the natives reacted agressively and one drove a spear into James. James was the first European to set foot in Australia.
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    French revolution

    Everyone disagrees with Louis' wealth and his selfishness.The revolution was done by mostly poor people who wanted to become a republic. At the end of the revolution over 16,000 people were beheaded because they were against the revolution.
  • Storming of Bastille

    At half part three there was a huge angry croud marching through Bastille and stealing weapons and explosions. They freed prisoners from a jail and gave them weapons. This was one of the major events of the French revolution.
  • Train invention

    The inventor of the train was Richard Trevithick. Richard Trevithick lived in England as an inovator and engineer. His invention made a new and faster way to go across country.
  • AFL invented

    AFL (Australian football league0 is Australia's national sport. It is one of the main things we are known for. AFL is still used in our society today.
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    Australia's gold rush

    Australia's gold rush was one of the main reasons Australia is so great today. A lot of people left their countries to seek their fortune in Australia. This included European, Asian and Americam people mostly.
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    American civil war

    The American civil war was the war for confederation and to end the slavery. Abraham Lincoln was the president of the united states and an iconic figure of the war. After Abraham Lincoln was shot the war ended.
  • Abraham Lincoln's assassination

    While the Civil war was drawing to a close, because of General Robert. E. Lee's surendering Abraham Lincoln was shot. He was watching the play called 'Our American Cousin' in Ford's theatre in Washington DC. The murderer was John wilkes Booth with a gun and dagger.
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    Scramble for Africa

    For many years countries fought to colonise different parts of Africa. The French got most of it. The main reason of this was the large amount of resourses and the free labour that they can make the Africans do to mine it out.
  • Invention of lightbulb

    Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb. This was also an invention of electricity at the time. It was the difference in dangerous gas lamps and long lasting bulbs.
  • First car

    Karl Benz was the inventor of the first modern automobile. This made a new way to travel on land. The difference to trains was it could go wherever you turned it, instead of just where the track was made.
  • Australian Federation

    On this day Australia became its own nation and had its own independence, government and flag. Although they were stll part of the British empire and still served the English royal family. This was a very important day in Australian history.
  • First Aeroplane

    Orville and Wilbur Wright succeeded in making the first powered, controled, aeroplane. This meant that people could go overseas much more quickly than a steam boat. This led to many more ways of achieving flight.
  • Titanic sunk

    The Titanic set out on it's maiden voyage in1912. At that time, it was the largest ship in the world. On the 13th of April 1912, the Titanic struck an iceburg and sunk just before midnight.
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by a gang called the black hand gang. Their first attempt was failed when Franze rebounded the bomb into another car. By chance, they got lost and stopped at a service station where the 7th member of the gang was. He shot the archduke and his wife. This is believed to be the sparking of the 1st world war.
  • Gallipoli landing

    On this day the Anzacs (Australia and New Zealand army corps) landed on the beach of Gallipoli. They were extremely out numbered and had the element of surprise against them. They were going to land on a different beach, but they changed their minds unluckely.
  • Treaty of Versailes signed

    After the 1st world war, representatives of different countries had a meating in Paris. The treaty of Versailles made Germany admit that the war was their fault and they were not allowwed to do things like; raise an army, own tanks etc. They also had to pay a debt of $50,000,000,000.