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Periods of history III: The Early Modern Age andModern Age

25 Jan

The Early Modern Age.

early-modern-age

It started in 1492. In that year Columbus discovered America. In that date other explorers sailed around the word.

Main inventions:

  • Printing press in 15th century.
  • Compass.
  • Better maps and ships.

It is called GOLDEN AGE:

  • Writers: Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet) and Cervantes (Don Quijote) and other writers like Lope de Vega
  • Artist: El Greco, Velazquez

Spain conquered many lands in America, Asia and Africa and set a BIG EMPIRE.

It ended with French Revolution in 1789 when people decided they didn’t want kings/queens.

The Modern Age.

modern-age

It started in 1789 with French Revolution (in Spain latter with the War of Independence)

19th century:

  • There were many important changes and inventions: INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION.
    • Steam trains, factories, machines
    • School for rich families

20th century:

  • Better conditions
  • New machines: washing clothes, cooking, cars, buses, planes…
  • School for all
  • Entertainment: cinema, TV, the Internet…

21st century:

  • There will be many changes and inventions: INFORMATION/INTERNET REVOLUTION.
 
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