AP World Modern Era Timeline

Events

Dutch Trading Post Established in Java (Batavia)

1611

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

Battle of Plassey

1757

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

James Watt's Steam Engine

1781

French Revolution*

1789 - 1799

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Napolean's reign in France (not necessary)

1799 - 1815

Spanish-American Wars for Independence

1808 - 1825

Congress of Vienna

1815

British Annexation of Cape Town

1815

Revolutions of 1848

1830 - 1848

Opium War

1839 - 1842

Writings of Karl Marx

1848

Taiping Rebellion*

1850 - 1864

Darwin "On the Origin of Species'

1859

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Emancipation of Russian Serfs

1861

US Emancipation of Slaves

1863

Meiji Period in Japan

1868 - 1912

High Point of European Imperialism*

1871 - 1912

Cuban Spanish American War

1898

Boxer Rebellion

1899 - 1901

Boer War

1899 - 1902

Russo Japanese War

1904 - 1905