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711

Moors reach Spain via Morocco

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1066

Battle of Hastings ( Normandy's William )

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1095 / 1145

1st crusade / 2nd crusade

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1492

Columbus sails ocean blue -
Moors defeated by Ferdinand & Isabella of Spain

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1588

British defeat Spanish Armada
( Elizabeth 1 / sir Frances drake / Phillip 2 )

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1607

Settlement of Jamestown VA

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1620

Pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock MA

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1717

Lady Montagu develops smallpox vaccine at court of Ottoman Empire

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1776

American colonists declare independence from Britain

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1789

French Revolution

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1796

Edward Jenner develops and coins " vaccine " for smallpox

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1803

(Jefferson's) LA purchase from napoleon's France
Doubles size of USA
(Manifest destiny) as well as when worlds population reached it's first billion people .

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1830's

Cyrus McCormack invented reaper , trains made transportation & communication easier /
Samuel morse invented telegraph

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1854

Dr. John snow discovers cure for
Cholera - leads to sanitation

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1860's

Civil war
- Lincoln was 16th president of USA
- industrial revolution begins

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1869

Transcontinental railroad finished
( golden spike - promontory , UT)
Suez Canal formally opened nov. 17
(100 miles long connecting by way of 3 natural lakes , gulf of sues & Indian Ocean)

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1885

Dr Joseph lister develops surgical antiseptic (carbolic acid)

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1896

Plessy v ferguson
-supreme court rules
" separate but equal "

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1898

Spanish-American war fought in 3 months.
American acquires Philippines , Cuba , Puerto Rico , and Guam

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1914-1918

The great war

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1917

Bolshevik revolution Len by Vladimir Lenin
-overthrow Romanov dynasty
- communism beings ( lasts until 1991)

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1920

Women in America receive suffrage

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1928

Dr . Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin

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1929

October - Black Thursday -
Stock market crash started worldwide depression

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1939-1945

World war 2

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1948

Allies create state of Israel on Palestinian lands

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1950-1953

Korean War
- beginnings of the Cold War

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1954

Brown v board of education
- Supreme Court ruling reversing Plessy v ferguson
-integration begins

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1960's

Civil rights movement / beginnings of Vietnam

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1989

Perestroika - Berlin Wall falls