Age of Empire

Events

British Empire in India

1858 - 1947

Second Industrial Revolution

1867 - 1914

Franco-Prussian War: Unification of Germany and Italy

1870 - 1871

The Gilded Age in the US

1876 - 1914

Queen Victoria Empress of India

1876

Great Railroad Strike in the US

1877

Thomas Edison Develops Light Bulb

1879

The First Boer War

1880 - 1881

Triple Alliance (Germany+Austria-Hungary+Italy)

1882

The Berlin Conference: Scramble for Africa

1884 - 1885

Karl Benz patented the first automobile

1886

Spanish-American War

1898

The Second Boer War

1899 - 1902

Entente Cordiale (Britain+France)

1904

Triple Entente (Britain+France+Russia)

1907

Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassinated

June 28, 1914

World War I

July 1914 - November 1918