Events 1700-1799

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American Revolution: Connexipedia Article
The American Revolution is the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen of Britain's colonies in North America at first rejected the governance of the Parliament o...
French Revolution: Connexipedia Article
Was a period of political and social upheaval and radical change in the history of France, during which the French governmental structure, previously an absolute monarchy with feudal privileges for th...
Haitian Independence Struggle 1791-1804 - History
Documents from Haiti's struggle for independence.
Haitian Revolution: Connexipedia Article
The only successful slave revolt in history which established Haiti as the first republic ruled by blacks.
HMS Hermione: Connexipedia Article
A frigate which underwent a mutiny in 1782 in which her commander and most of the officers killed.
Penal transportation: Connexipedia Article
The deporting of convicted criminals to a penal colony. Examples include transportation by France to Devil's Island and by the UK to its colonies in the Americas, from the 1610s through the American R...
Pontiac's Rebellion: Connexipedia Article
A war launched in 1763 by a loose confederation of elements of Native American tribes primarily from the Great Lakes region, the Illinois Country, and Ohio Country who were dissatisfied with British p...
Pugachev's Rebellion: Connexipedia Article
The principal revolt in a series of popular rebellions that took place in Russia after 1762.
Shays' Rebellion: Connexipedia Article
An armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts from 1786 to 1787.
Spithead and Nore mutinies: Connexipedia Article
Major mutinies by sailors of the Royal Navy in 1797.