18th century facts for kids
|Centuries:||17th century · 18th century · 19th century|
|Decades:||1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s
1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s
|Categories:||Births – Deaths
Establishments – Disestablishments
Lots of things happened in the 18th century. In warfare, pikes weren't used anymore and the most popular type of gun was a Flintlock Musket. The most important war was the seven years war. England united with Scotland and conquered India, the USA got independence from Britain and the first fleet arrived in Australia. At the end of the century France had a revolution which would lead to Napoleon becoming the ruler of France in the next century.
Decades and years
Note: years before or after the 18th century are in italics.
18th century Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.