The Story of the World--Volume 4: The Modern Age

The Story of the World--History for the Classical Child Volume 4: The Modern Age From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR

North America

American Civil War

April 1861 - April 9, 1865

Canada Gains its Freedom

1864 - 1867

President Lincoln Assassinated

April 14, 1865

Railroad across the US Completed

May 10, 1869

Thomas Edison invents the Light Bulb

1879

South America

Paraguay at war against Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay

1865 - March 1, 1870

Europe

French Revolt results in First Republic

1789

French Revolt Results in Constitutional Monarchy

July 27 1830 - July 29 1830

French Revolt Results in the Second Republic

1848

Republic Revolution Failed

1848

Italy

The Great Exhibition

May 1, 1851

Great Britain

Napoleon III takes over results in Second Empire

1852

France

The Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Great Britain

The Crimean War

1853 - 1856

France

David Livingstone wrote "Missionary Travels"

1857

Great Britain

Victor Emmanuel II crowned king

1861

Italy

Napoleon III captured results in Third Republic

September 2,1870

France

German states declare Wilhelm of Prussia the "German Emperor"

1871

Asia

The Taiping Rebellion

1850 - 1864

China

The Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Russia

The Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Ottoman Empire

Matthew Perry delivers letter to Japan

August 1853

Japan

Japan re-opens

1854

The Sepoy Mutiny

1856 - 1859

India under British control

Dost Mohammad frees Afghanistan

1863

Satsuma Revolt

1876

Japan

Japan's Meiji Restoration

1884

Japan

Africa

David Livingstone

March 1841 - May 1, 1873