Modern History

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Industrial Revolution

1750 - 1840

American War of Independence

19 April 1775 - 11 April 1783

French Revolution

14 July 1789 - 9 November 1799

The French Revolution was a period of radical social and political upheaval that had a big effect on French and modern history. It saw the decline of powerful monarchies and the rise of democracy and nationalism

World War One

1914 - 1918

Russian Revolution

8 March 1917 - 8 November 1917

The Great Depression

1929 - 1939

World War Two

1939 - 1945

Raising of the Berlin Wall

13 August 1961 - 3 October 1989

Man walked on the Moon

20 July 1969

Fall of the Berlin Wall

3 October 1989