Rousseou. "Social Contract." Spark American/French Revolution.
Adam Smith. "Wealth of Nations." Lazzais-faire.
French Revolution. Sparks Nationalism/future revolutions
Napolean Defeated at Waterloo. Reactionary congress at Vienna
Opium War. China becomes interdependent. Era of "unequal" treaties.
Sepoy Rebellion. Discontent with imperialist rule and indicative of culture clashes.
Meiji Restoration. Perry shows seeds of discontent during tokugawa shogunate. Emperor's power restored. Japan modernized. Tokugawa shogunate overthrown.
Karl Marx. Communist Manifesto.
Bolivar and others lead revolutions in Latin America. Win independence from Spain and Portugal.
Monroe Doctrine. Establishes U.S. control/influence of Latin America.