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Industrial Revolution
1700s
Began in Europe
Facrotires, machines, urbanization
-->pollution
Chinese Communist Revolution
1948
Mao Zedong
-->China becomes a world economic power
Fall of constantinople
1453
End of the Christian Byzantine Empire
French Revolution
1789
spread of democracy & nationalism
Collapse of the Communist bloc in the Soviet Union
Initiated years of change in Eastern European nations
& Brought an end to the cold war
Chinese Influence on Japan
Throught the Bridge of Korea
China influences culture fo Japan
Industrialization in Britain
Britain's natural resources & geographical factors allow Industrail Revolution to begin
ECONOMIC SYSTEMS:
-Traditional Economy
-Mercantilism
-Capitalism/ Market Economy
-Marxist Socialism/ Command economy
Traditional Economy- Farming, substistence agriculture

Mercantilism
Capitalism/ Market Economy
Marxist Socialism/ Command economy
Roman Civilization
Law, justice, latin, body of literature
Gupta Golden Age
India
320-550
math, medicine, arts, architecture
Gupta Dynasty
Islamic Golden Age
750-1350
math & science
African Civilizations
1200s-1599s
scholarship, art
German and Italian Unifcaion
1800s
Small states --> One nation
Indian Nationalism
Democracy
Hindu & Muslim culture
leads to independence (1948)
African Independence Movements
4 European powers controlled Africa
-->African people seek liberation & self-determination
British Imperialism in India
late 1700s
some benefits
local industry & culture suffers
Japanese Imperialism
Meiji period: Japan rules Korea
Cause of WWII
Imperial Rivalry
Rivalry between Germany & France helps cause WWI
Byzantine empire diversity
many cultures & traditions
Balkans
religious & ethnic diversity leads to conflict
Global Economy
Global economy becoming more interdpendent
English Bill of Rights
limits the power of the monarchy
returns traditional rights to English citizens
Irish Potato Famine
British contiued to export crops
1 mil + Irish people died
Muslim Influence on Africa
spread technologies, ideas & Islamic religion
Silk Road
western china --> mediterranean
Space Exploration
Major world powers explore space
Crusades
Christial and Muslim armies battle for control of Palestine
cultural diffusion
increased interest in Middle East by Europe
CONFLICT
RELIGIOUS CONFLICTS: between people of differing belief systems.
-Northern Ireland
-India
-Middle East

POLITICAL REVOLUTIONS: groups seek democratic reform/ national independence

WORLD WAR I: First industrialized & global conflict

THE COLD WAR: Influences entire world
Religious Conflict
Political Revolutions
WWI
Cold War
MODERN GLOBAL CONNECTIONS & INTERACTIONS
ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION: Nations are becoming omre independent in their decisions about environmental issues

MIGRATIONS: Recently, migrations because of economic conditions from
-Africa
-Asia
-Latin Ameria
----> Europe & North AMerica

TERRORISM: Technology allows groups to express anger globally trough random violence

THE UNITED NATIONS: Created after WWII
Seek peaceful solutions to global problems & conflicts
Environment
Migration
Terrorism
The UN