Unit 4 Mueggenborg

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    Unit 4

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    Industrial revolution

    Series of inventions that led to quicker production of items in all markets. caused a lot of pollution and urbanization in a lot countries.
  • steam engine

    Increased the speed of the transportation of items. made production and expansion grow.
  • Spinning jenny

    created by James Hargreaves. made the production of yarn a lot quicker and efficient.
  • Water frame

    Invented by Richard Arkwright. Same function as the spinning jenny.
  • Cotton gin

    A machine used to seperate the seeds from cotton. made this process a lot quicker.
  • britian outlaws slave trade

    No more slave trade but slave owning is still allowed. pretty much ends slaves though.
  • End of atlantic slave trade

    britian inspires other countries to end slave trade causing the end of atlantic slave trade.
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    Mexican independence

    War between mexico and spain that ended with mexico gaining its independence.
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    Brazilian independence

    War between brazil and portugal. brazil came out with independence.
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    Greek independence

    Greece faught the ottomans won and became independent. Greeks were helped by many European powers. Many massacres occured on both sides, and tens of thousasnds of Greeks and Ottomans were killed.
  • Dissolution of janissaries

    Included revolts and events such as the second constitutional confrence and young turks rebellion.
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    Afrikaners great trek

    An eastward and north-eastward migration away from British contol in the Cape Colony by Boers. Migrants were descended from mostly Europe.
  • Telegraph

    Craeted by samuel morse and was used to communicate over long distances.
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    Opium Wars

    1st: 1836-1842.War between the british and the chinese. cause was chinese anger over the british addicting the chinese. britian easily won and caused the treaty of nanking.
    2nd1856-1860. Same cause and result except for a new result which was the treaty of tianjin.
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    Revolutions: Germany, Austria,and Hungary

    Austria: Led by many nations-states but failed because of conflictiong goals.Germany:rebellions in Germany and Austria which emphasised popular discontent with the traditional autocratic political structure of the German confederation.Hungary:This revolution in the Kingdom of Hungary grew into a war for independence from the Habsburg rule. Many of its leaders and participants are the most highly respected and reveered persons in Hungarian history.
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    Italian revolution

    revolts in the state of italy led by intellectuals and agitators who desired a liberal government. As Italian nationalists they sought to eliminate reactionary Austrian control.
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    Taiping rebellion

    A widespread civil war in southern China led by heterodox Christian Hon Xiuguan against the Qing Dynasty. 20 million people died. bloodiest war ever.
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    matthew perry

    Military leader who took naval ships to japan ordering to open their trade ports or he would attack. japan gave in.
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    Crimean War

    A conflict fought between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the French Empire, the British Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Kingdom of Sardinia. The war was part of a long-running contest between the major European powers for influence over territories of the declining Ottoman Empire.
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    Britian takes over india

    Britian takes over india causing mayhem in india. As a result India was broughd under the direct rule of the British.
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    sepoy rebellion

    seapoy rebelled against britian causing problems.
  • Meiji restoration

    Period were japan wanted to become more western. changed japan socially, poltically, and economic.
  • Suez Canal

    Canal that allowed european travellers to travel the mederatanian sea and not all the way around africa.
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    Imperialization of africa

    European countries invade african countries in search of goods. causing african inmobility to move forward.
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    Boxer rebellion

    nationalist movement in China opposing foreign imperialism and Christianity. Arose from grievances, varying from opium traders, to political invasion, and economic manipulation.
  • Aswan dam

    Built to support the growth in population in the southern nile.located in aswan, egypt.
  • african national congress

    A congress involving african political leaders and was for the purpose to increase african rights.
  • Panama Canal

    Canal that allowed travelers to travel through panama and not have to go around south america.