1600s-1800s Timeline Review Activity

England

1603 Act of Union with Scotland

1603

1640 Long Parliament

1640

1642 English Civil War

1642

1653 Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Proctector

1653

1658 Oliver cromwell dies

1658

1687 Isaac Newton's "Principia"

1687

1688 Glorious Revolution

1688

1689 Locke's "2nd Treatise of Government"

1689

1698 Watt's Steam Engine Invented

1698

1700 Enlosure Acts

1700

1766 William Pitt the Elder becomes Prime Minister

1766

1770 Jeremy Bentham's Ideas About Utilitarianism

1770

1783 William Pitt the Younger becomes Prime Minister

1783

1798 Malthus' Ideas on Population

1798

1800 Act of Union with Ireland

1800

1815 Corn Laws Passed

1815

Reform Bill of 1832

1832

Poor Law of 1834

1834

1838 Queen Victoria coronation

1838

1838 Chartists

1838

1859 Darwin's "Origin of Species"

1859

1864 Queen Victoria abdication

1864

Reform Bill of 1867

1867

1868 Gladstone becomes Prime Minister in Britain

1868

Reform Bill of 1884

1884

1885 Post-Impressionism

1885

1899 Kipling writes "White Man's Burden"

1899

France

1624 Versailles is constructed

1624

1637 Descarte's "Discourse on Method"

1637

1643 Louis XIV's reign begins

1643

1648 The Fronde

1648

1649 Charles I executed

1649

1650 French Classicism

1650

1688 Jean Baptiste Colbert made French Minister of Finance

1688

1748 Montesquie's "Spirit of the Laws"

1748

1751 Diderot's "Enclyclopedia"

1751

1759 Voltaire's "Candide"

1759

1763 Treaty of Paris

1763

1789 Abbe Sietes "What is the Third Estate?"

1789

1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man

1789

1789 French Revolution

1789

1789 Tennis Court Oath

1789

1790 Civil Constitution of the Clergy

1790

1791 Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen

1791

1793 King Lous XVI executed

1793

1793 Committee of Public Safety established

1793

1794 Robespierre is executed

1794

1795 Louis XVIII Coronation France

1795

1795 The Directory

1795

1799 Napolean Bonaparte's coup d'état

1799

1803 Napoleanic Wars

1803

1804 Code Napolean established

1804

1806 Continental System

1806

1811 Luddites protest against new machines

1811

1814 Congress of Veinna

1814

1825 Charles X Coronation

1825

Revolution of 1830 in France

1830

1848 The Bloody June Days

1848

1848 Louis Napolean elected President

1848

Louis Phillip 1848

1848

1850 Literary and Artistic Realism

1850

1852 Louis Napolean --> Napolean III as emperor

1852

1853 Baron Haussman remodels Paris

1853

1862 Pasteur's Germ Theory

1862

1870 Impressionist movement

1870

1870 Third repubic of France

1870

1871 Paris Commune resist Prussia

1871

1887 Boulanger Affair

1887

1894 Dreyfus Affair

1894

1898 Emile Zola's "J'Accuse"

1898

Holy Roman Empire —> Confederation of the Rhine —> Germany

1618 Thirty Years War

1618

1714 Hanoverian Dynasty begins

1714

1740 Maria Theresa's rule

1740

1740 Frederick the Great's rule

1740

1765 Joseph II's rule

1765

1791 Declaration of Pillintz

1791

1800 Romanticism

1800

1806 Confederation of the Rhine created

1806

1815 Burschenscaften formed

1815

1819 Carlsbad Decrees

1819

1834 Zollverein formed

1834

1848 Marx & Engels "The Communist Manifesto"

1848

1848 Frankfurt Assembly

1848

1859 Danish War

1859

1860 Austro-Prussian War

1860

1861 William I crowned German Emperor (kaiser)

1861

1862 Bismarck's "iron and blood" speech

1862

1864 Bismarck's Kulturkampf

1864

1867 Augsleich (Compromise of 1867)

1867

1870 Franco-Prussian War

1870

1871 Bismarck made chancellor of Germany

1871

1871 German Unification complete

1871

1878 Congress of Berlin

1878

Italian States —> Italy

1633 Galileo put on trial

1633

1848 Cavour begins unification process in Italy

1848

1848 Garibaldi gives Southern Italy to Cavour

1848

1851 Mazzini advocates for Italian Unification

1851

1861 Victor Emmanuel crowned king of Italy

1861

1870 Italian Unification complete

1870

Russia

1700 Northern Wars

1700

1703 St. Petersburg is constructed

1703

1721 Peter the Great's Rule begins

1721

1762 Catherine the Great begins her rule

1762

1773 Pugachev's Rebellion

1773

1825 Decembrist Revolt

1825

1830 Charles X Abdication

1830

1830 Louis Phillip Coronation

1830

1853 Crimean War begins

1853

1856 Crimean War ends

1856

1861 Alexander II frees serfs in Russia

1861

1881 Alexander II assassinated

1881

General Europe Changes

1600 Baroque Art movement

1600

1619 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

1619

1632 King Gustavus Adolphus dies

1632

1642 Rembrandt paints "Night Watch"

1642

1648 Peace of westaphalia

1648

1648 Golden Age of the Dutch Republic

1648

1668 Vermeer paints "The Astronomer"

1668

1701 War of Spanish Succession

1701

1713 Treaty of Utrecht

1713

1733 Kay's flying shuttle invented

1733

1740 War of Austrian Succesion

1740

1754 Seven Years War

1754

1764 Hargreaves Spinning Jenny invented

1764

1765 American Revolution

1765

1769 Arkwright's water frame invented

1769

1772 Partition of Poland

1772

1776 Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations"

1776

1785 Cartwright's power loom invented

1785

1793 Partition of Poland

1793

1795 Partition of Poland

1795

1815 Friedrich List's Economic Nationalism

1815

1817 Ricardo's Iron Law of Wages

1817

Greek Independence of 1832

1832

1845 Irish Potato Famine

1845

1846 Corn Law repealed

1846

1848 Early Utopian Socialist Ideas Emerge

1848

Revolution of 1848: France German States, Austria, Italy

1848