Period 5 timeline

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    Touissant Louverture

    He was the leader of the Haitian independence. (slave revolt)
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    American Reolution

    The American revolution between Britain and North America. It freed the Americans from the king and the taxes
  • James Watts perfects steam engine

    This is the year James Watts perfected the 1912 model of the steam engine. He made it more efficient.
  • spinning mule developed

    The spinning mule is a machine used tospin cotton. It was created by Samuel Compton.
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    Simon Bolivar

    He was a general for south America
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    French Revolution

    This is when the French overthrew the king. The third estate overthrew the king
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    reign of King Louis XVI

    King Louis was the king of France during the French Revolution. He was overthrown and executed by the third estate.
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    Haitian Revolution

    This was a slave revolt in the French colony Saint Domingue. It was the only successful slave revolt.
  • Cotton Gin developed

    This was when the cotton gin was developed.
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    reign of Napoleon

    Napoleon untied France. he united them after the French Revolution and reign of terror, a time of turmoil.
  • Congress of Vienna

    It was an European Assembly that reorganized Europe after the Napolenic Wars
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    Opium War

    This war was between Britain and China> It was started because Britain was smuggling opium (a drug) into China.
  • Communist Manifesto published

    It is a political document. It was published by political theorisists in Germany.
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    Taiping Rebellion

    it was a rebellion in china against there leader Hong Xiuquan
  • Bessemer process developed

    It was invented by Henry Bessemer. It was an inexpensive way to produce steel from molten pig iron.
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    Crimean War

    A war between Russia and the French, British, and Ottoman Turkish. Russia lost all these alliances
  • Sepoy Rebellion

    In india the Spoys were troops who worked for the British. Then they went against them and rebelled.
  • Origin of the Species published

    This book was written by Charles Darwin. It created a lot of controversy.
  • Emancipation of Russian Serfs

    This is when the Russian peasants were freed from their landlords. This is because of their tsar.
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    Meiji Restoration

    This brought Japan under he emperor rule of Meiji. It also led to the fall of the Tokagawa shogunate.
  • Suez Canal

    It is located in Eygypt. It connected the Medditaranean and Red Sea.
  • unification of germany

    This is when germany united them selves politically
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    Berlin West Africa Conference

    It was a series of negotiations. The European powers met to decide the questions about the Congo River basin.
  • Indian National Congress founded

    It is a democratically operating political party. It is the oldest in India.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    It was started by peasants in Northern China. They did not wan any foreign influence in China.
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    Boer War

    It was a war in South Africa. Between Britain and the Boers.
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    Russo-Japenese War

    It was a war between Russia and Japan. It was over Manchuria and Korea.
  • All-India Muslim League founded

    This was a political party. It was established by the British Indian Empire.
  • Henry Ford and Assembly line

    Henry Ford, who creatted the ford car company, created the assembly line. This gave people more jobs and made production faster.
  • Panama Canal

    The Panama Canal was built during World War 1. It is was built as a passage way to make navy ships a quicker route.