The Origin Of The Cold War
Cold War A period from 1945 1991 where the two superpowers (the U.S. and
the U.S.S.R.) had strained relations over whos political philosophy (U.S.
democracy/U.S.S.R. communism) would dominate the world.
Post WW2 Period
The Causes of World War II
Nationalism, once again, on the rise in Europe and now in Asia during
Many countries suffer from global economic depression (especially
Rise of Fascism a new and popular political movement that called for a
The Industrial Revolution (1800-1910)
A period where goods were made by new technology (machines) and lead to the growth of
economies, cities, jobs, and nations.
Began in England in 1700.
Agricultural Revolution starts with new seeding and harvest methods
IMPERIALISM (1800 1914)
IMPERIALISM The domination of a more powerful nation controlling the political,
social, cultural and economic life of another country or region. This is done with the intent
of acquiring needed natural and raw materials to maintain
The Rise Of Nationalism In China, Africa, The Middle East, And India
(In the post W.W.I years many countries begin to oppose colonial European rule. With the
surge of Nationalism these countries begin to rebel for independence).
Sun Yixian A Chinese
The Age Of Napoleon 1799-1815
Rise To Power
Napoleon gains fame by defending the National Convention from loyalists during the
French Revolution in 1795.
By 1799 the Directory lost the confidence of the French people with its revolutionary
Revolution Spreads throughout Europe and Latin America
With the ideas of the Enlightenment and the success of the American and French
Revolutions other nations become inspired to do the same.
With the Congress of Vienna the Old Order
The Renaissance 1300s 1500s
(A period of change and creativity in the arts, sciences, literature, political and economic
ideas. It was a re-birth of thinking that began in Italy and spread throughout Europe)
It began in Italy because of the glory of the R
The French Revolution
During the 1700s France was considered to be one of the most advanced nations in Europe. By
the late 1700s France had developed a serious economic crisis as well as unfair political and
economic treatment of its citizens.
(A period during the mid 1700s in Europe where people began to look for the explanation of
the laws that governed nature and human beings)
The Scientific Revolution influenced The Enlightenment.
People began to apply reason to all aspect
Revolutions in Latin America
By the late 1700s revolutionary ideas had spread to Latin America (influenced by events
in Europe and the U.S.).
Spain, France (Haiti) and Portugal dominate Central and South America.
Turmoil amongst the social classes. The
The British Take Over India
By 1839 Britain conquered the Sikh empire in India further expanding their empire and
their Imperialism goals.
The British East India Company had trading posts in India during the 1600s and were
under the control of the Mughal