Presentation on theme: "THE MODERN ERA THE LONG 19 TH CENTURY THE INDUSTRIAL ERA 1750-1914."— Presentation transcript:
THE MODERN ERA THE LONG 19 TH CENTURY THE INDUSTRIAL ERA 1750-1914
What were the major changes/developments from 1750 – 1914?
1750-1914 Major Developments Industrial Revolution leads to … Urbanization, rise of the West, imperialism, class changes, changes to family and work New Imperialism (in Africa and Asia) Nationalism, nation-states, political reform Class Changes: Old Aristocracies to New Elites End of Atlantic Slave Trade New Birthrate Patterns Political Revolutions (U.S., France, Latin America, Haiti, Mexico) Democracy and its limits: reform, women, racism, Social Darwinism
What were some of the major continuities from 1750-1914?
Continuities 1750-1914 Traditional shops and outdoor markets continued in spite of industrialization Inequality among genders continued. Although slavery ended, social and institutional racism continued. The Catholic Church remained very important in places like Latin America. Although Latin American colonies gained their independence, their economies remained the same: based on cash crops and dependant on Europe. The Social Structure in Latin America remained the same.
What were the major global processes from 1750-1914?
Global Processes 1750-1914 Industrial Revolution leads to Imperialism in Africa and Asia Rise of Napoleon (Napoleonic Wars) leads to increase in nationalism and Latin American Revolutions
What were the major civilizations from 1750 – 1914?
1750-1914 Major Civilizations Europe: Great Britain, France, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Prussia (unified into Germany), Italy unified East Asia: Qing Dynasty, Republic in 1911 South Asia: Mughal Empire, Colonized by British Middle East: Ottoman Empire (weak) North America: The U.S. Latin America: 1820s Colonies Gain Independence (Ex. Brazil, Mexico, Gran Colombia) Africa: Colonized by various European powers