1750-1918 timeline

Events

Captain James Cook

7 november 1728 - 14 February 1779

Captain James Cook was an explorer. He made three trips to the Pacific ocean. while travelling around he mapped many areas such as islands and costliness on European maps. Cook was notable for finding the east coast of Australia.

The Triangular Slave Trade

1750

The Triangular Trade, refers to trade across the Atlantic ocean between the three regions. The ships carried, slaves, crops and manufactured goods between West Africa, the Caribbean and the American colonies. They used African slaves for the importance of colonial cash crops which were taken to europe which traded european goods for more african slaves

Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1820

The industrial revolution was when there was a major change in how things were made. This is when factories and machines made most things and they are made more cheaply in large quantities.

Woollarawarre Bennelong

1764 - 3 january 1813

Woollarawarre Bennelong was an indigenous Australian man of the Eora people. He was living in the Port Jackson area when the British came to Australia in 1788. He became a unofficial ambassador between the Eora and the British, both in Sydney and later in United Kingdom.

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

The American revolution was between Great Britain and the original 13 British colonies in North America.

First fleet

1788

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Truganini

1812 - 8 may 1876

Myall creek masscre

18 june 1838

Sir Edmund Barton

Approx. 18 january 1849 - 7 january 1920

Gold rush

1851

Ned Kelly

1854 - 1880

Eureka stockade

3 december 1854 - 1855

Assasination of Franz Ferdinand

18 december 1863 - 28 june 1914

First phone call

1876

Suffrage

1890 - 1914

First Modern Olympics

1896

Federation

1901

Titanic

10 april 1912 - april 14 1912

WW1

28 july 1914 - 11 november 1918

Russian revolution

1917 - 1918