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Congress of Vienna followed the defeat of Napoleon
1815
Industrial Revolution began in England
1750-1850
Karl Marx argued for socialism as revolutions swept Europe
1848
Czar Alexander II freed the Russian serfs
1861
Nationalism: Italy and Germany unified into modern nations
1860's
British Empire dominated the age of imperialism
1870-1914
Czar Nicholas II forced to set up the Duma
1905
World War I: the old monarchies swept away
1914-1918
Russian Revolution won by Lenin's Bolsheviks
1917
Treaty of Versailles ended WWI and helped cause WWII
1919
Great Depression weakened democracies and promoted dictators
1930's
World War II destroyed Europe and let Russia expand
1939-45
Cold War: U.S and Russia struggled to dominate world power
1946-1990
Prague Spring: Czech effort to throw off communism crushed
1968
Solidarity in Poland overthrew communism
1989
Maastricht Treaty created European Union
1991