10 Most Important Events in History

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  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution
    Industrial Revolution
    The Industrial revolution was a time period when inventions were being made, changing the way people lived. The impact of the Industrail Revolution was the inventions improved things like, transportation, the textile industry and the over all living conditions of people.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Tea Act
    The Tea Act was a tax on tea that was passed by Parliament. This was the what sparked the revolutionary movement in Boston. The impact of this was that many colonists stoped buying tea.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    American RevolutionThe American Revolution was the war between the Colonies and Great Britain over the Colonies independence. One of the reasons the Colonies rebelled was they were being unfairly tax by the King of Great Britain (taxation without representation). The war was won by the Colonies and they were granted their independence. This impacted history because it caused other places like France to rise against their government.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of IndependenceThe Declaration of Independence is a documaent written by Thomas Jefferson, that declared the Colonies as an independent nation. The impact of this document was it showed other places they could do the same thing, causing more places to rebell.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    French Revolution
    The French Revolution was very bloody and lots of people were executed. The French over through their government and it was taken over by a general named Napoleon Bonaparte, who led them through many victories before being defeated. The French Revolution was sparked by the American Revolution impacting even more places, like Mexico, and causing them to rebel.
  • Cotton Gin Invented

    Cotton Gin Invented
    Cotton Gin Invented
    The Cotton Gin made the process of removing the seeds from the cotton fibers much easier and faster. The impact of this invention was that plantation owners could produce the cotton faster and make more money.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte Defeated at Waterloo

    Napoleon Bonaparte Defeated at Waterloo
    Battle of Waterloo
    Napoleon Bonaparte was the dictator of France after the French Revolution. He led the French army through many victories, but was defeated at the battle of Waterloo. The impact of this battle was France lost their dictator and general and had to form a new government.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    Civil War
    The American Civil War was fought between the northern states and the southern states. The war was started because of the differences between the north and south. The south made money on plantations with slaves and the north had factories. It was these differences in their economy that made them disagree and start the war. The war had a great impact on the U.S. because it was the battle ground.
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    World War 1
    World War 1 or the great war was fought between the triple alliance and the triple entante. The war had a huge impact on the world because it was so large and the casualties were so great.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    Russian Revolution
    During the Russian Revolution the Bolsheviks won over the Mensheviks for control of the government, making Russia the communist Soviet Union. The Russian Revolution impacted World War 1 because Russia left the war when the revolution started.
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    10 Most Important Events in History