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IAS Final Exam Timeline 1206: Mongol Empire 1300’s (mid to late): Black Death 1453: fall of Constantinople 1570’s: Single Whip Tax Reform 1571: Spanish take Manila 1500’s (late): Atlantic system 1644: Manchus take China, establish Qing 1650 – 1700: Enlightenment 1707: British ban importation of Indian Textiles to protect domestic cotton industry→ British began exporting cotton to new colonies in North America 1750 - 1850: Industrial Revolution Coal in England. Colonies => ghost acres. More people from rural areas sent to cities to work, low wage & growing workforce. State policies – parliament, protect private property, protect merchants and capital. Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment. British individualism Urbanization. Steam engines, railways 1756 – 1763: Seven Years War British victory. Both sides collaborated with native populations, French driven out of America 1757: EIC acquired colonial beachhead in Bengal Gave right to EIC to collect taxes and thus gave enough money for EIC to raise army of Sepoys, indian soldiers→ extended control over Bengal and India→ by 1800s the British had colonized India. 1765: EIC got right to collect taxes from Bengal 1760: British won Seven Years War at Battle of Pondicherry - start of British Empire in India 1776 - 1783: American Revolution.
US declares independence ’76. Treaty of Paris 1783. Creation of Federal Constitution 1787 Republican ideology. Nationalism and democracy. Enlightenment themes of popular sovereignty, natural rights, consent of the governed 1789 - 1799: French Revolution Louis XVI Enlightenment ideals. Erode power of church, form new identity free from monarchy. Commercial freedom, destroyed feudalism. Ends with the beginning of Napoleon’s conquests 1791 – 1804: Haitian revolution Toussant Louverture, influenced by Enlightenment. 1811: Venezuela declares independence Simon Bolivar becomes president 1819. Tries to establish US of Lat Am, fails 1820’s – 1830’s: Britain’s hand weavers decrease, mechanized textile industry.

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