A European intellectual movement in the late 17th and the 18th centuries. It emphasized reason and individualism over tradition
The increase in agricultural production in Britain due to Increases in labor and land productivity.
The transition to new manufacturing processes in the U.S. and Britain.
A period of social and political upheaval in France and its colonies.
The first successful slave revolt against French colonial rule
An event that restored practical imperial rule to Japan
The first World War (1914-1918)
A global war that lasted from 1939-45. The majority of the world's countries eventually formed 2 opposing military alliances
A state of political hostiliy Between Soviet led countries and the US led Western powers.
A system of segregation in South Africa based on the grounds of race.