Industrial Era

Europe

Beginning of Insdustrial Revolution

1770

Steam Engine: James Watt

1770

French Revolution and Napolean

1789 - 1815

Revolutions in Europe

1830 - 1840

Beginnings of Marxism

1848

Spread of Complusory Education Laws

1870

High Point for European Imperialism

1871 - 1912

Africa and The Middle East

Muhammad Ali Rules Egypt

1805 - 1849

British Aquire South Africa from Dutch

1815

Boers begin Great Trek in South Africa

1830

Tanzimat Reforms

1839 - 1876

Crimean War

1854 - 1856

Opening of the Suez Canal

1869

British Takeover of Egypt

1882

Scramble for Africa

1884 - 1885

Berlin Confernce

1884 - 1885

Americas

American Revolution

1776 - 1783

Haiti Independence

1804

Latin American Independence Wars

1808 - 1825

Monroe Doctrine

1823

Mexican-American War

1846 - 1848

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

U.S. Annexes Hawaii

1898

Asia and Oceania

Reign of Catherine the Great

1750 - 1796

Australian Colonization Begins

1788

New Zealand Colonization Begins

1826

Opium Wars

1839 - 1841

Taiping Rebellion

1850 - 1864

Perry Expedition to Japan

1853

British Control Over India

1858

Emanicpation of Russian Serfs

1861

Meiji Reform Era

1868 - 1912

Beginning of Russian Industrialization

1884

Boxer Rebellion

1898 - 1901

Commonwealth of Australia

1901

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Japan Annexes Korea

1910

End of Empire

1911 - 1912

Revolution in China

1911 - 1912