Essay about Timeline 1750

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Timeline 1750-1914

Toussaint Louverture (May 20,
1743- April 7, 1803)
-The leader of the Haitian Revolution Reign of King Louis XVI (Aug. 23
1754- Jan. 1793
-King of France that was executed in the French Revolution
James Watt perfects steam engine
(1765)
-He discovered that steam could be harnessed and used to work.
American Revolution (April 19, 1775- Sept. 3, 1783)
- Colonists of the thirteen colonies overthrew the British congress and created the united states of america

Simon Bolivar (July 24, 1783-
Dec. 17, 1803)
-Venezuelan statesman and military leader French Revolution (1789-1799)
-French citizens redesigned their country’s political landscape
Haitian Revolution (1791-1804)
-The largest and most successful slave rebellion in the western hemisphere Cotton Gin Developed (1793)
-The modern mechanical cotton gin was invented in the United States in 1793 by Eli Whitney
Reign of Napoleon (April 20,
1808- Jan. 9, 1873
-French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century

Wars of Independence in Latin America (1808-1826)
-revolutions that took place during the late 18th and early 19th centuries and resulted in the creation of a number of independent countries in Latin America.
Spinning Mule Developed (1813)
-The spinning mule produced a very fine and even thread which was suitable to spin yarns for making muslin.
Congress of Vienna (Sept. 1814)
-A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different nations, constituent states, independent organizations, or groups
Opium War (1839-1842)
-wars between China and Western countries Unification of Italy (1848-1870)
-The movement to unite Italy into one cultural and political entity
Taiping Rebellion (Dec. 1850)
-one of the bloodiest civil wars in history between the Qing Dynasty and the Chinese 'Christian' rebels
Crimean War (1853-1856)
-a conflict in which Russia lost to an alliance of France, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia
Bessemer Process Developed
(1856)
-first inexpensive industrial process for the mass-production of steel from molten pig iron prior to the open hearth furnace Sepoy Rebellion (1857-1858)
-The British commanders were forcing Indian soldiers to use their mouth on the cartridges which were greased with cow and pig fat; This was against religious beliefs and led to an uprising by the Sepoys

Origin of the Species
Published (Nov. 24, 1859)
-a book written by Charles Darwin about evolution Emancipation of Russian Serfs (1864)
-the first and most important of liberal reforms effected during the reign of Emperor Alexander II of Russia
Meiji Restoration (1868-1912)
-the political revolution that brought about the fall of the Tokugawa shogunate and returned…