Moors reached Spain via Morocco/North Africa
Battle of Hastings- Normans invaded Britan from Normandy
Colombus sailed the ocean blue- Moors were defeated by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella (Spain)
British defeated the Spanish Armada (tipping point)
Settlement at Jamestown, VA
Pilgrims land at Plymouth
Industrial Revolution in England
America declares independence from Britian
Cyrus McCormack invented reaper (for crop harvesting); trains made transportation simpler; Samuel Morse invented telegraph and communication became simpler
Civil War; Lincoln was 16th president of US; Industrial revolution in US
Transcontinental finished (golden spike driven in Promontory, Utah); Suez Canal opened
Plessy v. Ferguson - US Supreme Court Ruling stating that "Separate but Equal" facillities were permitted for segregation of race
Spanish-American War; US acquired the Philippines, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Guam
Bolshevik Revolution- led by Lenin to overthrow Romanov Dynasty; beginning of communist state that lasted until 1991
Women received full suffrage
Communist revolution in China
Brown vs. Board of Education
Civil Rights Movement in US; Vietnam War
USSR Fell; Operation Desert Storm - US v. Iraq (Saddam) - 1st persian gulf war
US declares War on Terror
Overthrow of Saddam Hussein in Iraq
1/2 world's pop = cities
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