Contemporary History or Age is the current period of Western world history. It comprises the time span from the French Revolution (1789) to the present day.
Its beginning was marked by the Enlightenment philosophical current, which underlined the importance of reason and is generally marked by the development and consolidation of the capitalist regime in the West and, consequently, by the great European powers' disputes over territories, raw materials and markets. consumers.
There is currently speculation as to when this era will end, and consequently about the current effectiveness of the European model of historical division.
Terrorism - United States of America on September 11, 2001