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    Lord Shaftebury

    He worked toward abolishing slavery
  • The Three Estates

    The First Estate: consisted of Roman Catholic clergy. It was comprised of two groups: the higher clergy and the lower clergy
    The Second Estate: The nobility. Beyond living lavish lifestyles, they also held high posts in the government and the military.
    The Third Estate: Peasants and artisans, as well as members of the bourgeoisie. They had very few political rights or privileges even if they had money or were well educated.
  • The Romantic Movement

    A romantic musician was Poland's Frederic Chopin and a
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    William Wilberforce

    He abolished the slave trade in the UK.
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    The Industrial Revolution

    Eli Whitney - the cotton gin
    Henry Ford - Model T, a car that was cheaper and could be given to more people
    Michael Faraday - discovered a magnet moving through a coil of copper wire produced an electric current.
  • The French Revolution starts

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  • The French Revolution Ends

  • The Beginnings of Socialism

  • Implementing Imperialism

    By creating a colony, then implementing protectorate and their sphere of influence
  • Beginnings of "Nationalism"

  • Charles Darwin

    He helped further the theory of evolution.
  • Gregor Mendel

    His work became the basis for genetics
  • Claude Monet was an Impressionism artist

  • The Start of WWI

    The assassination of the archduke Francis Ferdinand. The Balkan Wars created tension. Nationalism and European Rivalries
  • The End of WWI

    The Paris Peace Conference, The Treaty of Versailles, the German signed an armistice or agreement to end the fighting.
  • The arrival of Mussolini

    In the 1924 election, the Blackshirts used their power to get fascists the majority seats. The Fascists controlled parliament gave Mussolini sweeping new powers.
  • The arrival of Hitler

    Hitler became chancellor. This is when the Nazis came to power
  • The arrival of Franco

  • Japan fought the Chinese communists for China

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    World War 2

    Holocaust 6 million jews dead
    Japan atomic bombs
    55 million people died
    Scorched-earth policy
    British patrol downing the German Bismarck putting an end to German efforts to win battle of the Atlantic.
  • 50 nations meet in San Franciso to draft the Charter of the United Nations

  • Communists proclaimed the People's Republic of China, with Beijing as the Capital

  • American occupation of Japan ends

  • Truce was signed between North Korea and South Korea

  • The U.S. and the People's Republic of China established diplomatic ties

  • European Union