Growing Slave trade reduces population in Africa
Industrial revolution begins in Britain
French and Indian War; British take Canada
Poland is partitioned
US declaration of independence
US constitution implemented
White Lotus rebellion in China
Rule of Napoleon
Napoleon invades Egypt
Reign of Qing emperor Qianlong
Congress of Vienna
Shaka founds Zulu kingdom
Republic of Liberia founded
Ottoman ruler Abdul Mejid launches Tanzimat reforms
Revolutions of 48 in Europe
Taipang Rebellion in China
Rule of Napoleon III in France
Sepoy Rebellion in India
Direct British rule in India
Beginning of Young Turks movement
Russia Abolishes serfdom
End of transatlantic slave trade
Unification of Germany and Italy
Era of new Imperialism
West Africa conquered by France and Britain
Boxer rebellion in China
Young Turk reforms in Ottoman Empire
Revolution in Russia, unsuccessful.
Korea Annexed by Japan
Overthrow of Qing dynasty in China
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