AllenE Timeline 1

Events

National Convention during French Revolution

September 20, 1792

Haiti is first colony to gain independence

Approx. 1804

Nationalist Revolutions

Approx. 1848

Several revolutions occur in Europe against monarchies

Meiji Restoration

1868

Meiji restoration occurs in Japan. Revolutions, reform, and renovation restored practical imperial rule.

Triple Alliance

1882

Formed between Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary

Spanish American War

1898

US intervention in Cuban War of independence after explosion of USS Maine

Open Door Policy

1899

Allowed for equal trading

Boxer Rebellion

1900

Uprising in China

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Conflict over imperial ambitions

Schlieffen Plan

1905

German offensive tactic

Triple Entente

1907

Formed between French, Great Britain, and Russia

Balkan Wars

1912 - 1913

2 conflicts on Balkan Peninsula

War declarations made in Europe

Approx. July 1914

Russian Revolution

1917

Establishes provisional government

Bolshevik Revolution

1917

Allows Lenin to take control of Russia

Russian Civil War begins

1917

USA declares war on Germany

April 1917

Wilson fourteen points

1918

Attempt to end WWI

Great War ends

1918

Weimar Republic

1919 - 1933

Founded in Germany

League of Nations

1919 - 1946

Created in an attempt to prevent conflict

Treaty of Versailles

June 1919

Brought at end to WW!

USSR created

1922

France invades Germany

1923

US stock market crash

1929

Start of great depression

Inventions

Typewriter and telegraph invented

Approx. 1830

The typewriter was invented by Christopher Sholes and William Burt and the telegraph was invented by Samuel Morse

Communist Manifesto Published

1848

The Communist Manifesto is a political piece created by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

On The Origin Of Species Published

1859

Written by Charles Darwin, referred to as foundation of evolutionary biology.

Dynamite and Torpedo Invented

1866

Dynamite invented by Alfred Nobel, Torpedo invented by Robert Whitehead

Telephone invented

1876

Invented by Alexander Graham Bell

Theory of Relativity

1905

Published by Einstein

Gas mask invented

1914

Invented by Garrett Morgan