The Early Modern Age.
It started in 1492. In that year Columbus discovered America. In that date other explorers sailed around the word.
- Printing press in 15th century.
- 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.
It started in 1789 with French Revolution (in Spain latter with the War of Independence)
- There were many important changes and inventions: INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION.
- Steam trains, factories, machines
- School for rich families
- Better conditions
- New machines: washing clothes, cooking, cars, buses, planes…
- School for all
- Entertainment: cinema, TV, the Internet…
- There will be many changes and inventions: INFORMATION/INTERNET REVOLUTION.