Modern Era (unit 5) Overview

Events

Dutch trading port established in Java

1619

the Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

Battle of Plassey

1757

American Revolution (exact)

1765 - 1783

James Watt Steam Engine invented

1770

French Revolution (exact)

1789 - 1799

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Spanish-American Wars of Independence

1808 - 1825

Congress of Vienna (exact)

1814

British Annexation of Cape Town

1815

Opium War

1839 - 1842

Writings of Karl Marx (Communist Manifesto)

1848

Revolutions of 1848

1848

Taiping Rebellion

1850 - 1864

Darwin's Origin of Species

1859

Emancipation of the Serfs

1861

U.S. (American) Civil War

1861 - 1865

U.S. Emancipation of Slaves

1862

Meiji Period in Japan

1868 - 1912

High Point of European Imperialism

1871 - 1914

Cuban Spanish American War

1895 - 1898

Boxer Rebellion

1898 - 1901

Boer War

1899 - 1902

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905