Flashcards in Dates V Deck (29):
Beginning of Industrial Revolution; James Watts stream engine.. You can put factories anywhere. No longer need hydro. Transport supplies. First railroads and steam boats
American revolution.. First independence because of Enlightenment ideas of rights. Inspired the French than s.a. Indy
French Revolution.. Sparks s.a. Revolution. Gave power to Napoleon- Egypt needed the help of britian. Russia needs help too- Holy Alliance. French not sucessful- tax and rep. issue. Became too radical- mobs out of control. Napoleon controls army and puts them back together
Muhammad Ali comes to Egypt.. Indy against ottoman. Comes from Balkans. Relay on British to defend them. Brit take over- cotton then Suez Canal. Become a colony.
L.a. Wars for Indy.. Napoleon invades Portugal and Spain. So worried about France. Gives colonies a chance to rebel. Creoles leaders lead rebellion.
Monroe Docturine.. U.S. Says Spain(& others) has to stay out of L.a./ western hem. Brit was gonna back u,s, on it
Revolutions in Europe.. Italian and German unification main ones. Balkans leaving ottomans. Napoleon forced (congress of Vienna) German city states and Prussia unify to stand up against France.
Optimal war and treaty.. Brit trades opium. China doesn't want it in anymore, try to get it out. Birth forces them to sign a treaty that open up their country more. Treaty of Nanjing. Five ports, 20 million, Hong Kong colony.
Mexican-American War.. Texas wanted to be u.s but Mexico saw it as a territory. Santa Anna was viewed as a poor ruler. Most of the northern half was lost. Completed manifest destiny.
Taiping rebellion in China.. Semi Christian rebellion. Hong Zhou xuimage. Promoted more western culture. Reaction to opium wars and treaty of Nanking
Cream war.. Russian vs. Ottomans (Brit and France) signal that they had not fully modernized. wanted to seize the oil fields. Needed to update military and industrialization
Freedom of serfs.. Recognizes that they need a work force to work in factories instead.
American civil war.. Federal gov is supposed to have more power over slavery. Each state decided over slavery instead of federal. Federal vs. Confederates. States rights. North had industry. South had agriculture.
Emancipation of slaves in us once north wins.. Won't go into effect until 65. Enlightenment ideas.
German unification.. Bismarck picks a fight with France to unify Germany. Prussia unifies with Germany and fights with France. & frank-Prussian war.. Alliance system builds up for WWI. France is bitter at Germany for using them. Germany is paranoid that France is gonna fight France again. Turn to Austria. France gets Brit and Russia. Leads up to WWI.
Maji reforms in Japan.. Matthew perry opens up Japan. Japan wants to industalaze and change feudal order. Change politically. Doesn't want to end up like Japan. Use military to get land and resources they need. Wanted to have an alliance with America.
High point of imperialism in Europe.. Looking for colonies. Colonies have markets and will give revenue. The bigger you are, the more successful you are. Brit "the sun never sets"
Brit take over Egypt.. Brit military influence ottoman. Finding ways to connect to Red Sea. Suez Canal- wanted to get to India faster almost all is owned by Brit.
Formation of national congress party in India.. Representative body that can negotiate with the Brit. Eventually win India's Indy.
Sino Japanese war.. War between japans and China. Japanese see China as a weak target to get supplies Japanese are now the power instead of the opposite.
Cuban revolt against Spain.. Us gets involved cause of Monroe doc. They want to help Cuba and show Spain that no one can interfere with west. Leads to the Spanish American war. Then American imperialism.
Formation of marksis (socialist Democratic Party) in Russia (boskvils).. Promoted communism- share everything among everyone. Lenin, leader, later exiled because of ideas. Topples zhars in 1917.
Spanish American war.. Us wins to support Monroe doc. Get Guam, Philippines, Puerto Rico. Now they can be taken seriously because they backed up their word. Us better rep.
Boxer rebellion.. Went against western culture. Attacked western foreigners. Put down by foreign (Europe) armies.
Construction of Panama Canal.. Don't have to sail around s.a. Cuts it in half. Shipping in us. West coast to east. Invests a lot of money in canal. Help panama in independence from Colombia to see that the canal gets finished.
Revolution in Russia.. Worker revolt. Bloody Sunday. Low pay, not many rights. Go to palace, open fire on crowd. Put the Duma in place. Rep in gov. Gives more credit to boskvils
Revolution in China. End of Qing empire. Followed boxer rebellion. Blamed for being foreign, opium wars, treaty. Beings civil war between nationalist and communists.
WWI.. First cause by German unification in franko-Prussian war. Alliance war. If not for alliances, everyone would not have to go to war. Colonies were dragged into war as well. Industrial advancement are seen, airplanes, gas, tanks. Total war, everyone at home is involved, economy, all that the country is worried about.