1600's-1800's Timeline- AP Euro

England

Hanoverian Dynasty begins

1603

Enclosure Acts

1604

Long Parliament

1640

Engish Civil War

1642 - 1651

Charles I executed

1649

Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector

1653

Oliver Cromwell dies

1658

Glorious Revolution

1688

Act of Union with Scotland

1707

William Pitt the Elder becomes Prime Minister

1766

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

William Pitt the Younger becomes Prime Minister

1783

Act of Union with Ireland

1801

Corn Laws Passed

1815

Poor Law of 1834

1834

Chartists

1838 - 1848

Corn Laws Repealed

1846

France

French Classicism

1593

Louis XIV's reign begins

1643

The Fronde

1649 - 1652

Versailles is constructed

1664

Jean Baptiste Colbert made French Minister of Finance

1665

Treaty of Paris

1763

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

1789

Abbe Sieyes “What is the Third Estate?”

1789

Tennis Court Oath

1789

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

1790

Declaration of Pillnitz

1791

Declaration of Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen

1791

Committee of Public Safety est.

1793

King Louis XVI executed

1793

Marie Antoinette executed

1793

Robespierre is executed

1794

The Directory

1795 - 1799

Napoleon Bonaparte’s coup d’état

1799

Code Napoleon est.

1804

Continental System

1806 - 1814

Revolution of 1830 in France

1830

Germany/Holy Roman Empire

Frederick the Great’s rule

1740

War of Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Maria Theresa’s rule

1745

Joseph II’s rule

1765

Confederation of the Rhine created

1806

Burschenschaften formed

1815

Carlsbad Decrees

1819

Italy

Russia

Northern Wars

1655

St. Petersburg is constructed

1712

Peter the Great's reign begins

1721

Catherine the Great begins her rule

1762

Pugachev's Rebellion

1773 - 1775

Europe

Golden Age of the Dutch Republic

1588 - 1702

Baroque Art Movement

1600

Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion

1609

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

King Gustavus Adolphus dies

1632

Galileo put on trial

1633

Descartes “Discourse on Method”

1637

Rembrandt paints "Night Watch"

1642

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Vermeer paints "The Astronomer"

1668

Isaac Newton’s “Principia”

1687

Locke's "2nd Treatise of Government"

1689

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1714

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

Kay’s flying shuttle invented

1733

Montesquieu's "Spirit of the Laws"

1748

Diderot's "Encyclopedia"

1751

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

Voltaire's "Candide"

1759

Rousseau's "Emile"

1762

Watt’s steam engine invented

1763

Arkwright’s water frame invented

1769

First Partition of Poland

1772

Adam Smith’s “The Wealth of Nations”

1776

Jeremy Bentham’s ideas about Utilitarianism

1776 - 1798

Hargreaves Spinning Jenny invented

1779

Cartwright’s power loom invented

1785

Second Partition of Poland

1793

Third Partition of Poland

1795

Malthus’ ideas on population

1798

Napoleonic Wars

1799 - 1815

Romanticism

1800

Luddites protest against new machines

1811 - 1813

Congress of Vienna

1814 - 1815

Ricardo’s Iron Law of Wages

1817

Irish Potato Famine

1845

Marx & Engels “The Communist Manifesto”

1848

Revolutions of 1848: France, German States, Austria, Italy

1848

Early Utopian Socialist ideas emerge: Charles Fourier, Louis Blanc

1848

Literary and Artistic Realism

1848