Industrial Revolution

Main

Era of Romanticism

1750 - 1850

Jeremy Bentham proposes utilitarianism

1789

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Slaves led by L'Ouveture revolted

1791

Population of Europe doubles

1800 - 1900

French surrender, Haiti gains independence

1803 - 1804

William Cockerell opens spinning factories

1807

Father Miguel Hidalgo gives his famous speech

1810

Europe has several empires of many nationalities

1815

Serbs gain autonomy, Greeks gain independence

1829

Small colleges for women open

1840 - 1850

Realism becomes popular

1840 - 1880

Photography is invented

1841

Karl Marx forms communism and writes Communist Manifesto

1848

Urban renewal in Paris

1850 - 1860

Henry Bessemer turns iron to steel

1856

Charles Darwin proposes theory of evolution

1859

Impressionism becomes popular

1860 - 1900

German socialists adapt Social Democracy

1860 - 1870

Temperence Movement

1872 - 1893

Alexander Graham Bell invents telephone

1876

Thomas Edison invents the lightbulb

1879

Teacher training schools open in France

1879

Robert Koch identifies tuberculosis bacteria

1882

First 3-wheeled automobile is created

1886

Marconi invents the radio

1897

Wright brothers invent airplane

1903

Henry Ford creates the first car

1908

Working condition laws are passed

1909

Yellow fever is traced to mosquitoes

1914

Russian Revolution allows new communist-inspired government

1917