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The Modern Period

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The Modern Period took place during the 20th century, from the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. It is one of the most important time periods in human history, and for many reasons. With the beginning of a new era, there was change, with new technology advances like cars, telephones, and electricity, the Modern Period was a huge leap for mankind, it changed the way of life that people were used to at the time. But the reason why the Modern Period is remembered and an important time period from human history, is because of the three major wars that took place, that not only impacted Great Britain, but the entire world, World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. These three wars helped changed the way on how humans saw, and interacted with the world, many started to wonder about the meaning of life, and what is life, what is death, it was much different route than the Victorian Age. This change of perspective is most noticeable in literature and art from that time period, and it shows not only how times were back then a century ago, but also how it felt to live those moments, how it felt to experience war, and how it felt to wonder about your existence, and your life.

One important year in the Modern Age is 1914, when the Great War broke out, later called World War I. This is an important time during the Modern Age, because it started to change the perspective of the world in people’s eyes, and people started to look within
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