Unit 5

Events

Toussaint L'Ouverture

1743 - 1803

Reign of king Louis XVI

1754 - 1793

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

James watt perfects the steam engine

1776

Spinning Mule

1779

Simon Bolivar

1783 - 1830

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Reign of Napoleon

1789 - 1799

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Cotton Gin

1793

Wars of independence in Latin America

1808 - 1826

Congress of Vienna

1814 - 1815

War of Greek Independence

1821 - 1827

Opium war

1839 - 1842

Communist Manifesto Published

1848

Taiping Rebellion

1850 - 1864

Crimean war

1853 - 1856

Bessemer Process Developed

1856

Sepoy Rebellion

1857

Origin of Species published

1859

Unification of Italy

1859 - 1870

Emancipation of Russian Serfs

1861

Meiji Restoration

1868

Suez Canal

1869

Unification of Germany

1871

Berlin West Africa Conference

1884 - 1885

Indian national Congress is Founded

1885

Boxer Rebellion

1899 - 1901

Boer War

1899 - 1902

Panama Canal

1914