1780
 
 
 
1780
 
 
 
 
1781 Kant publishes Critique of Pure Reason, a fundamental work of modern philosophy.
 
 
 
 
1782
 
 
 
 
1783 American Revolution ends; Britain recognizes the independence of the former colonies.
 
 
 
 
1784
 
 
 
 
1785
 
 
 
 
1786
 
 
 
 
1787
 
 
 
 
1788 Kant publishes Critique of Practical Reason.
 
 
 
 
1789 George Washington becomes the first president of the United States.
 
 
 
1790