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14th century crisis

1348 - 1450

I begin it with the outbreak of the black death, and ended with the hand of the depression

European renaissance and age of exploration

1400 - 1600

Reformation era

1517 - 1550

Begins with Martin Luther's 95 theses, ends with the peace of Augsburg

Religious wars

Approx. 1526 - 1648

1550 his fist from making Europe, 1648 is the end of the 30 years war

Scientific revolution and the enlightenment

1550 - 1790

Begins more or less with Copernicus, and some or less with the French revolution

Birth of the modern state

1648 - 1789

This is the age of absolutism. I guess it begins in 1648 with the end of the 30 years war, and ends in 1789 with the French revolution. (Making Europe, second edition)

19th-Century European Imperialism

Approx. 1740 - Approx. 1914

First Industrial Revolution

Approx. 1760 - Approx. 1840

The age of revolutions

1789 - 1848

French revolution until world war 1

Industrialism
Nationalism
Classic liberalism (Montesquieu, Locke)
Radicalism slash democracy (Rousseau)
19th century conservatism (Burke)
Socialism

World War I

1914

World War II

1939 - 1945

British isles

100 years war

1337 - 1453

1485Henry seven 1st "new monarch"

1485

First Tudor Monarch

1534 Henry the eighth act of supremacy

1534

Glorious revolution

1688

1729Bacon, the mathematical principles of natural philosophy

1729

France

Papal crusade crushes the Waldensians

1213

This is not the end of the Waldensians. They will continue to exist in the region of France, Italy and Spain at that time called "Ossitania." You know, Languedoc and Catalunia and all.

Inquisition instituted

Approx. 1220 - Approx. 1240

As nation states and national identities are developing, this is a big shift towards popular support for systematic persecution of "others," e.g. Jews and lepers and heretics (Ruiz).

1515 Francis 1 first "new monarch"

1515

First war of religion begins

1562

1598 French wars of religion end

1598

1637 Descartes, discourse on method

1637

1762 Rousseau publishes Emile

1762

French revolution begins

1789

French revolution begins

1789

1804 Napoleon proclaims himself emperor

1804

Revolution of 1848

1848

Germany

1517 Martin Luther begins reformation

1517

1519 Charles 1 of Spain/Charles 5 becomes first "new monarch" of HRE

1519

He has a powerful army, and part of what sustains Luther politically is that the German nobles sees the Reformation's opportunity to break their oath of fealty and unite against this powerful army.

1525 peasants revolt

1525

At first just wanted to elect their own pastors, then watch to elect a peasant Parliament. Luther disavows them, the nobles destroy them.

1536 magisterial reformation begins

1536

Schmalkaldic war

1546 - 1555

Two phases, Catholics when the first one, and a two year hiatus, and protestants when second one

30 years war

1618 - 1648

Frederick the grand elector begins rule

1640

1713 the "sergeant king" begins rule

1713

Italy

Important bank's collapse

1338

Black death arrives in Florence

1348

Petrarch

1360

1378 great schism two

1378 - 1417

1440 Valla proves donation of Constantine a forgery

1440

1543 Copernicus, revolutions of the heavenly bodies

1543

1633 Galileo's trial

1633

Russia and the east

Ottomans win the battle of Kosovo

1389

Ottomans beat the armies of Christendom decisively

1453 Constantinople falls to the ottomans

1453

Suleyman the magnificent begins his reign

1520

1682 Peter the Great begins his reign in Russia

1682

Tanzimat Reforms

1839 - 1876

1853-6 Crimean war

1853 - 1856

Shows the strains to the concert of Europe

Tanzimat reforms end

1876

Ottoman Empire Falls

1918

Spain and Portugal

1498 de Gama's trip to Asia

1498

1534 Loyola founds the Jesuits

1534

1556 Phillip the second begins rule

1556

Begin as the failure of absolutism in Spain

1588 Spanish armada

1588

Other

1581 UP established

1581

Final Dutch-Spanish war

1642 - 1648

When the 30 years war ends, UPR knowledge universally as their own country