The Haitian Revolution was a successful rebellion of a French colony. This independence movement allowed Haiti to become the first independent nation in Latin America.
The Sepoy Mutiny occurred when it was discovered that the bullets used were greased with animal fat. This violated the laws of the religions and the workers rebelled in an attempt to gain more independence from Britain.
1858 - August 15, 1947
British Raj was a period when Britain ruled major parts of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
The Meiji Restoration resulted in the dissolution of Japan's feudal system of government and the restoration of the imperial system.
November 20, 1910
The Mexican Revolution was an independence movement by Porfirio Diaz that keen to develop Mexico into an industrial and modernized country.
Partition of India
August 15, 1947
the division of British India in 1947 which accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, India and Pakistan
Israel becomes a state
May 14, 1948
The UN declared the establishment of a Jewish state to be known as Israel.
Jul 26, 1953 - Jan 1, 1959
Cuban dictator Batista was replaced by Castro's revolutionary government. This government later reformed along communist lines, becoming the present Communist Party of Cuba.
1966 - 1976
The Cultural Revolution was a chaotic mass movement in the People's Republic of China by Mao Zedong.
January 1978 - February 1979
The Iranian Revolution was an independent movement involving the overthrow of Iran's monarchy