Time period 5 and 6 By DiegoLuaces Jan 1, 1750 Industrial Revolution in England-Economic The Industrial Revolution is where Britain was introduced to machinery, steam power, factories, and manufactured goods. Jan 1, 1756 7 Years’ War/French and Indian War-Political A fight between Britain and France; France tried to expand into Britain colonies and Britain fought back. Jan 1, 1776 American Revolution/Smith writes Wealth of Nations-Political The people of Britain’s 13 North American colonies wanted to be represented and wanted equality. France helped the colonists get what they wanted, Independence. Jan 1, 1789 French Revolution-Political Napoleon Bonaparte was the leader where French citizens were fighting for things like popular sovereignty and inalienable rights. Jan 1, 1804 Haitian Independence-political A large and success slave rebellion the West, Slaves had started the rebellion and succeeded in taking control of the colony. Jan 1, 1815 Congress of Vienna-political European Ambassadors gathered to negotiate a peace plan for the French revolutionaries. Jan 1, 1820 Independence in Latin America-poltical The colonial rule had become overdue and the colonies were looking more toward indee. pendenc Jan 1, 1839 1st Opium War in China-political United Kingdom and the Qing Dynasty fought over their different viewpoints on diplomatic relations and trade. Jan 1, 1848 European Revolutions/Marx & Engles write Communist Manifesto-social Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels a political pamphlet talking about the struggles of each social class. Jan 1, 1853 Commodore Perry opens Japan-economic Commodore Perry forced Japan to trade with the US, he also wanted Japan to open their ports to US Merchant Ships. Jan 1, 1857 Sepoy Mutiny-political Indians were taken to become soldiers for the British, the Indians didn't like it so they revolted to take back what was theirs. Jan 1, 1861 End of Russian serfdom/Italian Unification-political The Russian was defeated in the Crimean War which led to autocracy, Russia had fallen behind its neighbors in the west. Jan 1, 1863 Emancipation Proclamation in US-political President Abraham Lincoln fought to abolish slavery. Jan 1, 1871 German unification-political Otto von Bismarck wanted German unification through war, machinery and skill of politics through practical realizations. Jan 1, 1885 Berlin Conference - division of Africa-economic Where European colonization and Africa's Trade was controlled during New Imperialist reaction times. Jan 1, 1898 Spanish-American War - US acquires Philippines, Cuba, Guam, & Puerto Rico-political The US wanted to control everywhere including Cuba but only got Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines, then for a momentary time gained Cuba. Jan 1, 1899 Boer War - British in control of South Africa-political A war between Great Britain and the Transvaal, Britain and South Africa were having difference so they fought it out. Jan 1, 1905 Russo-Japanese War-political Russia and Japan wanted the same territory. Japan won and became a world power. Jan 1, 1910 Mexican Revolution-political End of a dictatorship and led to the constitutional republic in Mexico. Jan 1, 1911 Chinese Revolution-political Manchu dynasty was overthrown, led to a Republic, then overthrew that political stand point which led to the new Chinese Communist party. Jan 1, 1914 WWI-political A war fought between Britain, France, Russia, and Italy against Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire. The Allies (group one) won the war. Jan 1, 1917 Russian Revolution-political The civil war between the Bolsheviks who were the Reds and the anti-Bolsheviks who were the Whites, destroyed Russia. The Whites represented an anti-Communist group. Jan 1, 1919 Treaty of Versailles - end of WWI-political A peace treaty which put World War I to an end. Oct 29, 1929 Stock Market Crash-economic "Black Tuesday", a damaging crash into an economical depression. Jan 1, 1931 Japanese invasion of Manchuria-political The Kwantung Army from Japan invaded Manchuria, the Japanese established a puppet state called Manchukuo, which lasted to the end of World War II. Jan 1, 1935 Italian invasion of Ethiopia-political The war was fought between the Kingdom of Italy and the Ethiopian Empire, this was due to the weakness of the League of Nations. Jan 1, 1939 German Blitzkrieg in Poland-political Germany wanted to attack Poland without the fear of Soviet coming to attack them, after a few weeks Germany invaded Poland and Germany won. Jan 1, 1941 Pearl Harbor, entry of US into WWII-political The US attacked Japan at Pearl Harbor by throwing bombs and missiles. Japan was in pieces. Jan 1, 1945 End of WWII-political The United States declared war on Germany, and joined forces with France and Britain. They defeated the Germans. Weapons and Machines became advanced. Jan 1, 1947 Independence & partition of India-near geography The Partition of India split the former British province of Punjab between the two lands of India and Pakistan. Jan 1, 1948 Birth of Israel-economic The Arab Palestinian economy collapsed, the Palestinian Arabs ran for a better life. The establishment of a Jewish state became Israel. Jan 1, 1949 Chinese Communist Revolution-political Mao Zedong established the creation of the People's Republic of China, nationalist turned into The Communist. Jan 1, 1950 Korean War-political North Korean Communist army attacked the non-Communist South Korea. North Korea had help with the Soviet and defeated South Korea. Jan 1, 1954 Vietnamese defeat French at Dien Bien Phu-political The French were defeated by the Viet Minh, this was one of the first Indochina Wars. Jan 1, 1956 De-Stalinization/nationalization of Suez Canal-political Israelites wanted a better trade passage through the Indian Ocean while Britain and France sent ultimatums to Egypt, Egypt ended up in a joint control. Jan 1, 1959 Cuban Revolution-political Fidel Castro led a revolt using armed forces against the Cuban authoritarian government. Jan 1, 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis-political The U.S. and the Soviet Union had separated for 13 days over the wanting of missiles. Which ultimately led to the blockading of Cuba Jan 1, 1967 Chinese Cultural Revolution-art Jan 1, 1973 Yom Kippur War-political Wanting to win back territory lost to Israel, Egyptian and Syrian forces attacked Israel on Yom Kippur, holy day on Jewish calendar. Jan 1, 1979 Iranian Revolution-politicial The overthrowing of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi's Dynasty (United States supported), led to the Islamic Republic Jan 1, 1987 1st Palestinian Intifada-political A Palestinian uprising against the Israel, happened once 4 Palestinians were killed. Jan 1, 1989 Tiananmen Square/fall of Berlin Wall-political Germans attacked the wall which led to the wall of Berlin to collapse. Jan 1, 1991 Fall of USSR/1st Gulf war-political The invasion of Kuwait led to a United Nations to embargo Iraq which led to air/ground war and Iraq was defeated. Jan 1, 1994 Genocide in Rwanda/1st all-race elections in S. Africa-poltical A plane with the president of Rwanda and others were shot down in Kigali, which was the Genocide that devastated the land. Nelson Mandela elected the first democratic president of South Africa. Sep 11, 2001 9/11 Attacks-political A collaboration of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group "al-Qaeda" on the United States Twin Towers.