Top Ten Most Important Events in History

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6. Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence

 

With the declaration of independence, thirteen colonies announced their intention to free themselves from the British rule. The Declaration of Independence was adopted and signed by 56 delegates of the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. The date is considered as the Independence Day of United States. This declaration was primarily written by Thomas Jefferson. It had many widespread effects on the world and this can truly be called the event that initiated the end of colonialism.

 

7. Invention of Gunpowder

Invention of Gunpowder

 

Guns were the deadliest weapons before the invention of atomic bombs. They have become the base of every weapon used in the war front now. The increase in the number of casualties in modern wars is because of the tremendous impact of this invention.

 

8. Discovery of the Western Hemisphere

Discovery of the Western Hemisphere

 

The term “Western Hemisphere” is referring to the part of the world that lies to the west of prime meridian.  The sailors of the olden centuries discovered the western hemisphere and this has changed the way people conceived many things including the shape of the world. This has tremendously improved the trade scenario and changed the world.

 

9. Death of Jesus

Death of Jesus

Jesus Christ is the founder of Christianity. Crucifixion and the incidents that followed are of great importance in the Christian community. The death of Jesus Christ is one of the most influential events for all of humanity.

 

10. Death of Muhammad

Muhammad Death

Muhammad is considered as the last perfect prophet by the Muslim community. In fact, the people who accepted the teachings of Muhammadcame to be known as ‘Muslims’ and they constituted the religion of Islam. He was poisoned and killed following his conquest on a Jewish settlement, and this created quite an impact on the world.

 

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