Coffee history

Todd Kingston semester 1

  • Steam Engine is invented

    Steam Engine is invented
    Thomas Newcomen invents the first steam engine. It is not very useful yet, but the idea of using steam to make machines go will be important to the Industrial Revolution.
  • Industrial Revolution Begins

    industrial Revolution begins to form in places such as England
  • First Thresing Machine created

  • Spinning Jenny is invented

  • James Watt imporves Steam Engine

    James Watt from Scotland designs a more efficient steam engine. One of the most important inventions of the Industrial Revolution, steam engines power the first trains, steamboats, and factories.
  • Captain Cook sets sail

    Captain Cook sets sail
    In April 1770, captain Cook sailed his vessel, the Endeavour.
  • Captain Cook lands in Australia

    On May the 7th, the Endeavour set sail again with Cook recording the name of the land as "Botany Bay". James Cook believed the east coast of Australia was important enough to claim for King George III. He named this land New South Wales.
  • Decloration of Independance

    The United States declared independance from Great Britain.
  • British have views of Aboriginies.

    In 1788, Europeans held a range of views about Australia's indigenous people, they regarded these people as noble savages, primitive people who lived a contended life in the natural world without the pressures of civilisation.
  • John Fitch invents a steamboat

    On August 26, 1791, John Fitch was granted a United States patent for the steamboat. Four years earlier, on August 22, 1787, John Fitch demonstrated the first successful steamboat.
  • United States Constitution Signed

    the constitution is basically a list of things that the United States will do to make it as good as we can.
  • First Convicts

    in 1788 the fist convicts were transported from Britian to Australia.
  • King Louis XVI executed

    1793 King Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte becomes emperor of France

  • Invention of the first electric light

    Humphry Davy invents the first electric light – the first arc lamp.
  • US and Great Britian go to war

    1812 US declares war on Great Britain.
  • Cape Grim Massacre

    On 10 February 1828, thirty Aborigines3 died in the Cape Grim massacre.4 Shepherds shot Aboriginal hunters on the high ground and then threw their bodies down upon the rocks after firing upon their families camped on the beach.
  • Foundation Day

    Foundation Day marks the day British men, women and children finished their long journey to Swan River.
  • Inenvtion of the Mechanical Calculator

    Charles Babbage invents a mechanical calculator.
  • Samuel Morse invents the telegraph.

    Samuel Morse invents the telegraph, which allows messages to be sent quickly over a wire. By 1860, telegraph wires stretch from the east coast of the United States west of the Mississippi River.
  • Californian gold rush

    gold discoveries in California lead to first gold rush.
  • Invention of the Sewing Machine

    Isaac Singer invents a sewing machine
  • New York Times

    the New York Times publish their first ever issue.
  • American Civil War Ends

  • Big Ben completed

    The Big Ben tower project was completed on April 10, 1858 and is still working properly. In 1856 the large bell was cast, but it was broken before it could be installed. The replacement bell was cast in 1858, but the hammer inside the bell cracked it in 1859.
  • American Civil War begins

  • Chinese doll found in Australian underground

    In 1879, a fourteenth-century carved figure of the Chinese god of long life Shou lao, was found a metre below ground in Darwin. This and other evidence suggests that Chinese and Arab traders had peaceful contact with aboriginal communities.
  • Women can vote

    New Zealand becomes the first country where women can vote.
  • Wright Brothers fly

    The Wright Brothers make the first successful airplane flight.
  • Titanic sinks

    the ship The Titanic, sinks on its first voyage.