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Timeline of Significant Events in The Time Period 1750 - 1901
kiera paulon 3 June 2010
Transcript of Timeline of Significant Events in The Time Period 1750 - 1901
1750 - 1901 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1901 The Industrial Revolution was a period of the 18th century in which manufacturers began to rely on steam power, fueled primarily by coal, rather than on animal labor, or on water or wind power.
The Industrial Revolution (1750 - 1900) The United States Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain were now independent states, and therefore no longer a part of the British Empire.
The second sentence says:
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness".
Declaration of Independance (1776) The French Revolution (1779 - 1794) Although the Revolution failed to live up to its own rallying cry, "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity", it spread these ideals far and wide. It has partially made our world what it is today.
Haiti was the first black nation to gain freedom from European colonial rule. Haiti declares independance from France (1801) Women can vote New Zealand becomes the first country in the world to allow women to vote. (~1850) The Plague Pandemic strikes the world, millions die. (1872) World's first national park is opened Yellowstone National Park is the world's oldest national park. And is one of America's largest national parks. Yellowstone has one of the largest concentrations of large and small animals in the United States, except for Alaska. Captain Cook Discovers and explores the east coast of Australia (1768) First Convicts (1788) IIn 1788 the first convicts were transported from Britain to Australia. Foundation Day Foundation Day, 1 June, marks a significant date in the history of Western Australia for on this day in 1829 the State’s first European settlers, men, women and children, completed their long sea journey from Britain to the Swan River Colony. They arrived on board the Parmelia under the command of Captain James Stirling. Although wintry conditions prevented them from stepping ashore on the mainland until some time later, Foundation Day has since been recognised on this date. Thankyou for watching. (1883) (1829)