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In History
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    Modern History

    It was a stage that developed after the Middle Ages throughout the 15th and 18th centuries, and it was before contemporary times. This space of time was dominated by ideals that were framed in the progress of Western society, communication, domination and reason.
  • James Watt’s steam engine

    James Watt’s steam engine
    Thanks to this machine, the trade developed and the market economy rised.
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    Enclosure acts

    British laws which enclosed open fields and common land and created legal property rights.
  • John Kay’s flying shuttle

    John Kay’s flying shuttle
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    First Industrial revolution

    It was a process of economic, social and technological transformation that started at the second half of the 18th century in the Kingdom of Great Britain and then, it spread throughout the rest of Europe.
  • Invention of the power loom

    Invention of the power loom
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    Contemporary History

    It begins (more or less) in 1945 and continues to the present.
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    Jacobin Convention

    They were the members of the political group of the French Revolution whose headquarters was in Paris
  • Estates-General meeting

    Estates-General meeting
    It was a general assembly (chaired by the king) that represented the French estates of the kingdom: the clergy, the nobility, and the bourgeoisie (Third Estate).
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    It was a revolution in France that started in 1789 and ended 1799.
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    French Revolution

    It was a revolution in France that started in 1789 and ended 1799.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    The Tennis Court Oath was a commitment to a national constitution and representative government, taken by delegates at the Estates-General at Versailles.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    It was the first major act of violence in the French Revolution by the revolutionaries against Louis XVI and the French Monarchy. The storming of the Bastille started the French Revolution.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen

    Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
    It was a document from the French Revolution with human civil rights set by France's National Constituent Assembly in 1789.
  • Women’s March on Versailles

    Women’s March on Versailles
    On the morning of October 5, 1789, a large group of women in a Paris marketplace began a revolt. They protested against the high price and shortage of bread and the deficiency of rights.
  • First French constitution

    First French constitution
    It was the revolutionary government’s first attempt at a written constitutional document. Motivated by Enlightenment ideas and the American Revolution, it was intended to define the limits of power in the new government.
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    Constitutional monarchy

    The Constitution of 1791, the first written constitution of France, turned the country into a constitutional monarchy following the collapse of the absolute monarchy of the Ancien Régime.
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    Girondin Convention

    It was a political group which was made up of several deputies from Gironde.
  • War of the First Coalition

    War of the First Coalition
    The First Coalition was formed between 1792-1797 when the forces of Great Britain, Austria, Spain, Prussia, Sardinia, Holland and the Netherlands felt incited to unite against France, because of the decree that assisted in recovering liberty and the execution of Louis XVIII.
  • Storm of Tuileries Palace

    Storm of Tuileries Palace
    It was like the storming of Bastille but in this, the people of Paris attacked the Tuileries Palace, the official residence of Louis XVI and the home of the Legislative Assembly. This attack took place of the end of the Bourbon monarchy in France.
  • Execution of Louis XVI

    Execution of Louis XVI
    King Louis XVI is executed by guillotine in the Place de la Revolution in Paris.
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    Reign of Terror

    It was a period in were a lot of massacres and numerous public executions took place.
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    The Consulate

    It was the highest level Government of France from the fall of the Directory in the coup of Brumaire until the start of the Napoleonic Empire.
  • Coup of 18th Brumaire

    Coup of 18th Brumaire
    Napoleon Bonaparte led a military coup against the French Directory in Paris.
  • Constitution of 1800

    Constitution of 1800
    It was a national constitution of France, which established the form of government known as the Consulate.
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    The Napoleonic Empire

    Period in were Napoleon conquered many places of Europe, to make that possible, they used new military tactics.
  • Napoleon crowned emperor

    Napoleon proclaimed himself emperor.
  • Invasion of Spain and Joseph Bonaparte crowned king

    Invasion of Spain and Joseph Bonaparte crowned king
    Joseph Bonaparte was made king by his brother Napoleon Bonaparte.
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    The Restoration of absolutism

    Several meetings between France, Britain, Russia, Prussia and Austria. They met at the Congress of Vienna. All of them wanted to stop the spread of liberal ideas and restore absolutism in Europe.
  • Congress of Vienna and Holy Alliance Treaty

    The congress of Vienna was the place in wich the powers that defeated Napoleon met in.
    The Holy Alliance Treaty was created and signed at the Congress of Vienna by the crowned heads of Russia, Prussia, and Austria. Its purpose was to re-establish the principle of hereditary rule and to suppress democratic and nationalist movements, which sprung up in the wake of the French Revolution.
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    Italian Unification process

    The Franco-Austrian War of 1859 was the agent that began the physical process of Italian unification.
  • Battle of Waterloo

    Battle of Waterloo
    It was a battle in Belgium in which the British and Prussians defeated the French under Napoleon Bonaparte. This marked the decline of the Napoleonic Empire.
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    Greek War of Independence

    It was an armed conflict produced by the Greek revolutionaries against the dominance of the Ottoman Empire and the late assistance of various European powers such as the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of France, and the United Kingdom.
  • Stephenson’s Steam locomotive

    Stephenson’s Steam locomotive
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    The Age of the revolutions

    Between this period some revolutions took place:
    Revolutions of 1830: The revolutionary wave of 1830: this movement started in France and dispersed throughout Europe. This rebellions were against conservative kings and governments by liberals and revolutionaries.
    Revolutions of 1848: The Spring of Nations: were a series of democratic revolts against the monarchies of Europe.
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    The Belgian Revolution

    The Belgian Revolution was the conflict which led to the secession of the southern provinces (mainly the former Southern Netherlands) from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands and the establishment of an independent Kingdom of Belgium.
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    Conservative Republic

  • Zollverein

    It was a German term meaning 'customs union'.
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    French Second Republic

    Made by Carlos Luis Napoleón Bonaparte. In this, big reforms were produced, such as: male suffrage, the definitive abolition of slavery in the colonies and the right to work.
  • Invention of the Bessemer converter

    Invention of the Bessemer converter
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    German Unification process

    In the 1860s, Otto von Bismarck wars against Denmark, Austria, and France, aligning the smaller German states behind Prussia in its defeat of France. In 1871 he unified Germany into a nation-state, forming the German Empire.
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    Social Republic

    A socialist state is a sovereign state constitutionally dedicated to the establishment of socialism.