1750 - 1917

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Industrial Revolution

1760

Britain VS France

1763

Britain defeats France in the Seven Years War.

Steam Engine

1769

James Watt invents a steam engine capable of powering industry.

The United States

1783

The United States is born when the American colonyies win independence.

Establishment of Australia

1788

The first fleet arrives in Australia and establishes a British colony.

The French Revolution

1789

Turning point in the history, the French revolution began.

First Telegraph

1836

Samuel Morse develops the telegraph system for sending messages.

Potato Blight

1845

Potato blight in Ireland causes widespread famine, leading to mass emigration.

Revolution

1848

Popular revolutions break out across Europe.

Gold Rush

1851

Australia's gold rushes begin

Telephone

1872

The first telephone is tested.

World War 1

1914 - 1918

The first World War brings massive destruction to Europe.