period 5

Events

early steam engine in britain

1712

beginnings of british take over of india

1750

american revolution

1775 - 1783

beginnings of antislavery movement

1780

beginning of british industrial revolution

1780

french revolution

1789 - 1799

haitian revolution

1791 - 1803

reign of napolean

1799 - 1814

famine and rebellions in japan

1830

first opium war in china

1838 - 1842

womens rights convention

1848

second opium war in china

1856 - 1858

indian mutiny and rebellion

1857 - 1858

civil war and abolition of slavery

1861 - 1865

rapid growth of U.S. industrialization

1865

take-off of japanese industrialization

1868

unification of german

1871

sino-japanese war

1894 - 1895

spread of christianity in non-muslim africa

1900 - 2000

russo-japanese war

1904 - 1905

mexican revolution

1910 - 1920

chinese revolution

1911

russian revolution

1917

women gain the right to vote in united states

1920

ghandi's leadership of indian national congress

1920 - 1947