Major Events from the Modern Era (1750 - 1900)

EVENTS

North American Revolution

1775 - 1787

Beginning of British Revolution

Approx. 1780

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Reign of Napoleon Bonaparte

1799 - 1814

Latin American Revolutions

1810 - 1825

First Opium War in China

1838 - 1876

Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto

1848

Women's Suffrage Movement

1848 - 1920

Second Opium War in China

1856 - 1858

CIvil War

1861 - 1865

Scramble for Africa

1881 - 1914

Boxer Uprising in China

1898 - 1901

Young Turk takeover in Ottoman Empire

1908

Mexican Revolution

1910 - 1920

Chinese revolution; end of Qing dynasty

1911 - 1912

Russian Revolution

1917