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1769

steam engines

1765

stamp act

1766

declaratory act

1774

boston tea party

1775

Lexington and concord

1777

battle of saratoga

1781

battle of yorktown

1783

treaty of paris

1777

articles of confederation

1786

shays rebellion

1787

Northwest Land ordinance

1787

constitutional convention

1789

constitution

1791

bill of rights

1789-1799

french revolution

1789-1792

national assembly

July 14, 1789

taking of Bastille

1789

Declaration of rights of man

1792-1794

National assembly

1793-1794

committee of public safety

1794-1799

the directory

1790

Slater's mill

1791-1801

Haitian Rebellion

1796

Washington's farewell adress

1798

Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions

1799

Napoleon Elected First Consul of France

1804

Napoleonic code

1804

Napoleon becomes emperor

1805

Trafalgar

1806

Continental System

1812-1813

Invasion of Russia

1815

Waterloo

1803

Marbury vs Madison

1803

Louisiana Purchase

1804-1806

Lewis and Clark Expedition

1812-1815

War of 1812

1815

congress of Vienna

1823

Monroe Doctrine

1825

Erie Canal completed

1830

indian removal act

1830

first passenger railway

1830

second french revolution

1831

Nat Turner's rebellion

1832

English Reform Bill

1837-1901

Queen victoria's reign

1845-1849

Potato famine

1846-1848

Mexican War

1848

European Revolutions

1848

Communist Manifesto

1848

Seneca Falls

1848-1849

California Gold rush

1862-1890

Reign of Bismarck

1867

Duel Monarchy

1850

compromise of 1850

1851

crystal palace

1854-1856

Crimean War

1857-1858

Sepoy Rebellion

1859

Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species

1861-1865

Civil war

1863

Emancipation proclamation

1865

Lincoln assassinated

1862

Morrill Land Grant Act/ Homestead Act/ Pacific Railroad Act

1866

Transatlantic cable is established

1868

14th amendment

1869

Opening of the Suez Canal

1869

Knights of Labor

1871

Franco-Prussian war

1875

social democratic party in germany

1877

compromise of 1877

1884

Berlin Conference

1886

Haymarket Square Bombing/ American Federation of Labor formed

1887

interstate commerce act

1887

Dawes Severalty Act

1890

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

1896

Plessy vs Ferguson

1998

Spanish American War

1899

Open door notes

1899-1902

Second Boer War

1900

Bower rebellion

1902

Vladimir Lenin writes "What is to be done"

1903

Russo-Japanese war

1903

Wright brothers airplane

1903

Trans- Siberian Railroad in Russia

1904

Entente Cordiale

1904

Harley Davidson motor cycle

1904-1914

Panama Canal construction

1904

Roosevelt Corollary

1906

Meat Inspection Act and pure food and drug act

1908

Henry Ford Model T mass production

1909

NAACP

1913

16th and 17th amendments

1914

World War I

1793

Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin

1864-1876

First International

1869

Transcontinental Railroad

1901

Labour Party

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