The Age of Capital (1848-1875)

Events

"The Communist Manifesto" Published

1848

Springtime of the Peoples

March 13, 1848 - May 15, 1849

Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Bessemer Process Developed

1855

British Empire starts rule in India

1858

"On the Origin of Species" Published

1859

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Reconstruction Era in the US

1865 - 1877

Abraham Lincoln is assasinated

April 14, 1865

Austro-Prussian War

1866

"Das Kapital" Published

1867

Second Industrial Revolution

1867 - 1914

First Power Station in England

1868

First Transcontinental Railroad is Finished

1869

The Great Depression

1873 - 1896

Panic of 1873

1873

Light Bulb Developed

1879