Unit 4 1750-1914

  • 7 Years war/ french and indian war

    The french and indian war was fought between the french and american indian allies against the british colonial forces from 1756 to 1763. its considered the bloodiest wars in american history.
  • Smith writes wealth of nations

    Britain and its colonies and published the same year as the American "Declaration of Independence, The Wealth of Nations, with its introduction of capitalism, was a revolutionary book.
  • french revolution begins

    Revolution begins when Third Estate (Commons) delegates swear not to disband until France has a constitution.
  • Haitian Independence

    with the help of Toussaint Louverture the hatiled enslaved africans in revolt against the french and as a result slavery was ended.
  • Congress of Vienna

    The Congress of Vienna was held from September of 1814 to June of 1815. After the downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte, this international conference was called to create a balance among the European powers in such a way so as to prevent future wars and maintain peace and stability on the European continent.
  • Independence in Latin america

  • 1st opium war in china

    The first was between Great Britain and China. Early in the 19th cent., British merchants began smuggling opium into China in order to balance their purchases of tea for export to Britain. Read more: Opium Wa
  • Commodore perry opens japan

  • Sepoy Mutiny

    By the year 1857 the British had established complete political control of India. As Western education was introduced and missionaries eroded Hindu society resentment among Indian people grew.
  • End of Russian serfdom/Italian unification

  • Emancipation Proclamation in US

    Was issued by the US president Abraham Lincoln on january 1st 1863,it freed slaves in confederate states in rebellion against the union.
  • German Unification

    The formal unification of Germany into a politically and administratively integrated nation state officially occurred on 18 January 1871 at the Versailles Palace's.
  • Berlin Conference/ Division of Africa

  • Boer War- British in Control of south afica

  • Russo - Japanese War

    Military conflict in which a victorious Japan forced Russia to abandon its expansionist policy in the Far East, becoming the first Asian power in modern times to defeat a European power.
  • Mexican revolution

  • Chinese Revolution/ End of Dynastic China