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19th Century Western Philosophy

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Relevant Historical Events of the 19th Century

1789 - 1848 was an Age of Revolutions, and 1848 - 1917 was an Age of Liberalism. A sampling includes: the American Revolution, the British Empire & India British gain control of India, the French Revolution, Napoleon crowns himself emperor, the British Empire and Slave Trade, Slave trade is abolished in British Empire, Latin American Independence, Latin American countries gain independence, the War of 1812 between the U.S. and Britain, Chaka founds Zulu Empire, Opium war between China and Great Britain, Revolutions in Europe, American Civil War, Suez Canal opened, Spanish American War, 1st Boer War in South Africa.

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