Big events are at the end.
Deism - Newtonian Universe
High point of Enlightenment -
“The universe as a machine”
Atlantic Slave trade continued...
French & british colonialism
Qing Dynasty in China trading with Europe ... But isolated to coast
Japan is under Tokugawa Shogunate isolated (trade some with Dutch)
1703 St Petersberg “window to the west” An attempt to regain the lost technology of 300 years.
Enlightened despots in europe.
2 wars of mid 1700s
War of austrian succession and seven years war > both start europe spreads around the world, mainly americas, southeast asia, and india.
England vs France in north america, india, and southeast asia.
Seven years war (french-indian war)
1776 American Revolution. THE FIRST VIOLENT DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION.
1789, French Revolution.
French Revolution, 1789 - 1799. Democratic Revolution ….went bad...1799, Napoleon takes power. 1800 becomes emperor, by 1812 controls all of western europe.
1815 Napoleon is defeated. Old world is broken, some people worth more than others, is over. Attempt to fix it at congress of Vienna 1815