When did the nineteenth century begin?

Answer The nineteenth century officially began on January 1, 1801 and ended on December 31, 1899. Centuries span the years before their number, so the 20th century was the 1900s, the 18th century the 1700... Read More »

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Hairstyles From the Nineteenth Century for Modern Day Brides?

You enjoy the soft, pastel shades and floral patterns associated with the 19th century or Victorian era, and have decided to organize your wedding with this theme in mind. A hairstyle that coordina... Read More »

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Who owned most of the land in early Nineteenth Century Mexico?

The King of Spain owned the majority of the land in Mexico in the early 19th century; this land was divided into large districts which were controlled through officials called intendants who were d... Read More »

Why Were Labor Unions Successful During the Late Nineteenth Century?

Labor unions are organizations of workers that negotiate better pay and working conditions from employers. The industrial revolution of the 19th century saw labor unions rise as industrial jobs gre... Read More »