History Timeline

Events

Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1840

Britain defeats france in the Seven Years' War

1763

James Watt invents a revolutonary steam engine

Approx. 1769

The United States is born when the American colonies gain independence

1783

The First Fleet arrives in australia, and establishes a British colony

1788

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Samuel Morse develops the telegraph system

1836

Popular revolutions break out across europe

1848

Australia's gold rush begins

1851

Federation Of Australia

Approx. 1901

World War 1

1914 - 1918