Emily Lawson

  • Industrial Revolution

  • 1st Successful Steam Engine is Built

    1st Successful Steam Engine is Built
    James Watt buily the first commercially successful steam engine in 1712. He was given an old steam engine to repair on, and with that engine he improved it farther than anyone ever had. Almost half a century later, 500 of his steam engines were used in many mine and factories in Britain.
  • Mexico Declares Its Independence

    Austín de Iturbide created a 3-part proposition.
  • Michael Faraday's dynamo

  • Taiping Rebellion

  • Sepoy Mutiny in India

  • Karl Marx's "Das Kapital"

  • The Meji Restoration

  • Franco-Prussian War

  • Spanish-American War Begins

  • Boxer Rebellion

  • Russo-Japanese War

  • Franz Ferdinand is killed

  • Lenin's Bolshevik Revolution in Russia

  • U.S. joins WWI

  • Mussolini's Fascist Party in Italy

  • Treaty of Versailles is signed

    Treaty of Versailles is signed
    The Treaty of Versailles was signed at French Palace of Verasailles, which is where the treaty got its name from. The treaty forced Germany to take full blame for the war. It also had other parts which were written to impair Germany, but Germany had no other option but to sign it.
  • Russia becomes the USSR

  • Stalin's rule in the USSR begins

  • Black Tuesday Stock Market crash

  • Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

  • Germany attacks Poland, WWII begins

  • Japan attack on Pearl Harbor

  • U.S. declares war on Japan

  • D-Day

    This day marks the beginning of when American and British forces invaded France. The Allies had defeated the Germans, but there was blood shed and many casualties. It wasn't until a month later until the Allies got through the German army and reconquered a lot of France's land, and then another month after that, the Germans to gave up Paris.
  • U.S. drops A-Bomb on Hiroshima

  • Nuremberg trials are held

    Nuremberg trials are held
    The Nuremberg trials took place between 1945 to 1949 in Nuremberg, Germany. These trials were designed to eliminate all Nazi party and beliefs in Germany. Over 200 Nazi and military officials were accused for their crimes.
  • Apartheid in South Africa

  • Mao Zedong's People's Republic of China

  • Korean War is fought

  • Fidel Castro's Communism in Cuba

  • Vietnam War is fought

  • Mikhail Gorbachev power in USSR

  • Persian Gulf War begins

  • USSR collapses & Russia is back

  • NAFTA is formed

  • WTO is formed