Industrial Revolution

Great Britain

Agricultural Revolution

1750 - 1800

Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1914

Adam Smith writes the Wealth of Nations

1776

Sadler Report investigates child labor

1832

Factory Act establishes child labor laws

1833

France

French Revolution

1789 - 1814

Haiti gains Independence from France

1791 - 1804

France Industrializes

1810 - 1914

Austria

Congress of Vienna

1815

Austria Industrializes

1840 - 1914

Austria splits empire with Hungary

1867

Russia

Russia defeats Napoleon

1812

Russia Industrializes

1870 - 1914

Russia adopts policy of Russification

1881

Italy

Unification of Italy (from Austria)

1848 - 1870

Italy Industrializes

1860 - 1914

Germany

Germany Industrializes

1820 - 1914

Karl Marx writes the Communist Manifesto

1848

Unification of Germany (from Austria)

1850 - 1871