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Late Modern Era


                      1750 - 1914                       
            Modern Era or Modern History is described as the historical timeline or period after the Middle Ages, up to the mid-to-late 20th century, including the postwar period and the Cold War.

        Modern Era can be further classified into Early Modern Period and Late Modern Period, after the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution. Modern Times begin with the end of these revolutions in the 19th century, and includes the World Wars era (encompassing World War I and World War II) and the emergence of socialist countries that lead to the Cold War.

        On the other hand, Contemporary history describes the span of historic events that are immediately relevant to the present time.

        So, Late Modern Period refers to the period of Modernity following period from the 17th century. The events and changes of the Late Modern Era brought changes in thinking and new thoughts and approach. 
         The Modern era  brought  important social and economic changes in nations all around the world. Some of the important changes made by the Modern era are Industrializations, Spread of Social Movements, Individualism, Democracy, Mass Literacy, Development of Science and Technology, Urbanization and so on.

        It is considered as the age of revolutions which had a great impact on the revolutions in America and France. Political Economical changes of this period resulted in Industrial Revolution, the American Revolution and French Revolution.

        The modern period has been a period of significant development in the fields of science, politics, warfare, and technology. It has also been an age of discovery and globalization.
During this time the European powers and later their colonies, began a political, economic, and cultural colonization of the rest of the world.