Europe from 1871 to 1914

second industrial revolution

Movements

New Imperialism

1880 - 1914

Emmeline Pankhurst (Woman's equality)

1903

1st Wave feminism

1905 Revolution in Russia

1905

Duma

People and Society

Claude Monet and Impressionism

1874

First Zionist Congress meets in Switzerland

1897

Objective knowledge and Subjective Vision

Friedrich Nietzsche's "Thus Spake Zarathustra"

1885

nihilism and existentialism

Sigmund Freud's "The Interpretation of Dreams"

1900

everyone sees the world differently, subjective

Wars

Spanish American War

1898

War fought between the US and Spain in Cuba and the Philippines. It lasted less than 3 months and resulted in Cuba's independence as well as the US annexing Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.

Americans declared war on Spain after the ship Maine exploded. The War was also caused by Americans' desire to expand as well as the harsh treatment that the Spanish had over the Cubans. Furthermore, the U.S. wanted to help Cubans gain independence from Spain. The war resulted in the U.S. gaining Guam and Puerto Rico.

Start of Boer War

1899

Russo Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Japanese win, leads to alliance between Russia and France

States and Other Institutions of Power

Establishment of German Empire

1871

Congress of Berlin

1878

Great Powers of the time (Russia, Great Britain, France, Austria-Hungary, Italy, Germany and the Ottoman Empire)[1] and four Balkan states (Greece, Serbia, Romania and Montenegro), aiming at determining the territories of the states in the Balkan peninsula following the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78.

Berlin Conference

1884

regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period, and coincided with Germany's sudden emergence as an imperial power.

Kaiser Wilhelm II forces Bismarck to retire as Chancellor

1890

dictated policy during WWI

Dreyfus Affair

1894 - 1906

a divisive case in which Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish captain in the French army was falsely accused and convicted of treason. The Catholic Church sided with the anti-semites against Dreyfus; because of this, the FRENCH GOVERNMENT SEVERED ALL TIES BETWEEN CHURCH AND STATE.

Separation of Church and State in France

1905

Socialists become largest political party in Germany

1913