Timeline created by ramiro1222
  • 1492

    Discovery of America

    Discovery of America
    Christopher Columbus in 1492, accelerated the process of globalisation.
  • Atlantic Slave Trade

    Atlantic Slave Trade
    The Slave trade connected the New World, Europe, and Africa together.
  • Invention Steam Engine

    Invention Steam Engine
    Steam power overcame the limitations of using relatively weak men or tired horses to do grunt work and sped factories along at a pace never before seen.
  • Introduction steamship

    Introduction steamship
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The decline of stock prices which caused the stock market crash drove the economy down and future changes were made to the banks.
  • World War II

    World War II
    Trade policy change is examined in the five largest trading economies—Britain, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Japan, and the United States. Structural economic causes best explain why protectionist tendencies were so strong, and why they were weakest in the United States and the Federal Republic.
  • United Nations Creation

    United Nations Creation
    The creation of the United Nations in 1945 showed connections and interdependence between the economies of the world. It allowed for the promotion of institutions.
  • Armstrong Lands on the Moon

    Armstrong Lands on the Moon
    Represented the culmination of decades of work for NASA
  • World Wide Web Creation

    World Wide Web Creation
    Allowed for humans all around the world to connect via on the web.
  • WTO Creation

    Trade economists have developed a conceptual framework for examining how trade opening can affect the environment.