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Wars

Wars of the Roses (England)

1455 - 1485

Thirty Years' War

1618 - 1648

Devastates German economy

Treaty of Westphalia

1648

Great Northern War (Sweden v. Russia)

1700 - 1714

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1714

War of the Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

Crimean War

1854 - 1856

Franco-Prussian War

1870

World War I

1914 - 1918

World War II

1939 - 1945

Germany invades Poland

1939

Vietnam War

1945 - 1975

Cold War

1947 - 1991

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Major US involvement in Vietnam

1963 - 1973

Soviet occupation of Afghanistan

1979 - 1988

Religious Movements/Trends

Protestant Reformation

1517 - 1555

95 Theses

1517

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Age of Religious Wars

1560 - 1650

French Wars of Religion

1562 - 1598

Edict of Nantes (France)

1598

Edict of Nantes Revoked

1685

Intellectual skepticism/secularism threatens the RCC

1800 - 1900

Second Vatican Council

1962 - 1965

Expanding influence of RCC in E europe

1990 - 2000

Social Movements/Trends

Black Death Peaks

1347 - 1350

Italian Renaissance

1375 - 1527

Printing press invented

1450

Scientific Revolution

1543 - 1687

Great Witch Panics

1550 - 1600

Enlightenment

1650 - 1780

Growth of new cities

1750 - 1840

Romanticism

1760 - 1840

First European police departments

1828 - 1850

Modern scientific progress

1830 - 1933

Laws to regulate industrial working conditions in GB

1833 - 1847

Realism and Naturalism in literature

1850 - 1914

Height of European outward migration

1850 - 1910

Jewish emancipation in much of Europe

1850 - 1880

Haussmann redesigns Paris

1853 - 1870

Middle class ascendancy

1854 - 1914

Modernism

1857 - 1927

On the Origin of Species

1859

Bismarck's Kulturkampf

1873 - 1876

Growing Anti-Semitism

1880 - 1890

British women vote

1928

Holocaust

1941 - 1945

Attlee ministry establishes the welfare state in GB

1945 - 1951

Growth of the environmental movement

1980 - 2015

Migration from E to W Europe

1980 - 2000

Racial and ethnic tensions in W Europe

1980 - 2000

Political Movements/Trends

Rise of Absolute Monarchy in France (Henry IV to Louis XIV)

1589 - 1715

Period of greatest Dutch economic prosperity

1600 - 1700

Glorious Revolution (GB)

1688

Frederick William I builds Prussian military

1713 - 1740

Enlightened absolutist rulers seek to spur economic growth

1763 - 1789

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

French Revolution

1789 - 1802

Reign of Terror

1793 - 1794

Napoleon

1799 - 1815

Congress of Vienna

1814

Revolutions of 1830 (unsuccessful)

1830

Communist Manifesto published

1848

Revolutions across Europe

1848

Decline of the Habsburg Empire

1848 - 1907

Alexander II Reforms Russia

1855 - 1881

Italian Unification

1860 - 1861

German Unification

1862 - 1871

A-H Dual Monarchy founded (Ausgleich)

1867

General prosperity/stability in GB

1867 - 1914

Paris Commune

1871

Italy, Germany, Austria form Triple Alliance

1882

Dreyfus Affair

1894 - 1906

The Road to WWI

1908 - 1914

Crises, small Balkan wars, etc.

Russian Revolution

1917

Paris Peace Conference

1919

Weimar constitution proclaimed in G.

1919

Rise of Fascism in Italy

1919 - 1926

Political Experiments

1919 - 1930

Rise of Hitler/Road to WWII

1933 - 1939

Nuremburg Laws

1935

Munich Conference

1938

UN founded

1945

Truman Doctrine announced

1947

Berlin Blockade

1948 - 1949

Krushchev era

1956 - 1964

Berlin Wall

1961 - 1989

Economic Movements/Trends

Age of Exploration

1419 - 1560

Commercial rivalry between Dutch and English

1650 - 1750

Colonial rivalry in the Caribbean

1715 - 1763

Agricultural revolution in GB

1750 - 1760

Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1840

British industrial dominance

1800 - 1850

Railway building in Western Europe

1830 - 1850

Second Industrial Revolution

1856 - 1907

Abolition of serfdom (Russia)

1861

NEP begins (USSR)

1921

Rampant inflation in Germany

1923

1st 5-year plan and agricultural collectivization (USSR)

1928 - 1933

Marshall Plan instituted

1947

Increase in agricultural production

1950 - 1970

EEC founded

1957