AP Euro 17th-19th centuries (1600-1899)

England

Long Parliament

1640

English Civil War

1642 - 1651

Charles I executed

1649

Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector

1653

Oliver Cromwell Dies

1658

Isaac Newton's "Principia"

1687

Glorious Revolution

1688

Locke’s “2nd Treatise of Government”

1690

Enclosure Acts

1700

Act of Union with Scotland

1707

Watt's Steam Engine invented

1712

Kay's Flying Shuttle invented

1733

Irish Potato Famine

1740

Hargreaves Spinning Jenny invented

1764

William Pitt the Elder becomes Prime Minister

1766

Jeremy Bentham's Ideas about Utilitarianism

1769

Arkwright's water frame invented

1769

American Revolution

1776

Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations"

1776

Cartwright's Power Loom invented

1784

Malthus’ ideas on population

1798

Act of Union with Ireland

1800

William Pitt the Younger becomes Prime Minister

1804

Luddites Protest against new machines

1811

Corn Laws Passed

1815

Ricardo's Iron Law of Wages

1817

Reform Bill of 1832

1832

Poor Law of 1834

1834

Chartists

1838

Queen Victoria coronation

1838

Corn Laws Repealed

1846

Darwin's "Origin of Species"

1859

Reform Bill of 1867

1867

Reform Bill of 1884

1884

Gladstone becomes Prime Minister of Britian

1892

Kipling Writes "White Man's Burden"

1899

Queen Victoria's abdication

1901

Italian States ---> Italy

Galileo put on trial

1633

Revolutions of 1848

1848

Mazzini advocates for Italian Unification

1848

Garibaldi gives S. Italy to Cavour to join with the N. lands

1860

Victor Emmanuel crowned king of Italy

1861

Italian Unification complete

1861

France

Baroque Art Movement

1600

French Classicism

1600

Descarte’s “Discourse on Method"

1637

The Fronde

1649

Louis XIV's reign begins

1654

Jean Baptiste Colbert made French Minister of Finance

1665

Versailles is constructed

1682

Montesquieu’s “Spirit of the Laws"

1748

Abbe Sieyes “What is the Third Estate?"

1748

Diderot’s “Encyclopedia"

1751

Voltaire's "Candide

1759

Rosseau's "Emile"

1762

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Tennis court oath

1789

Romanticism

1790

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

1790

Declaration of Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen

1791

Committee of Public Safety established

1793

Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette executed

1793

Robespierre is executed

1794

The Directory

1795

Louis XVII coronation

1795

Napoleon Bonaparte's coup d'etat

1799

Napoleonic Wars

1803

Napoleonic code established

1804

Continental system

1806 - 1815

Early Utopian Socialist Ideas Emerge: Charles Fourier and Louis Blanc

1808

Charles X coronation

1824

Louis Phillipe coronation

1830

Revolution of 1830

1830

Charles X abdication

1830

Revolutions of 1848

1848

Louis Phillipe abdication

1848

The Bloody June Days

1848

Louis Napoleon elected president

1848

Louis Napoleon becomes emperor Napoleon III

1852

Pasteur's Germ Theory

1861

Third Republic of France

1870

Paris commune resists Prussia

1870

Baron Haussman Remodels Paris

1870

Boulanger Affair

1871

Impressionist Movement begins

1872

Post Impressionism movement begins

1892

Dreyfus Affair

1894

Emile Zola's "J'accuse"

1898

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

Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

1609

Rembrandt paints “Night Watch”

1642

Hannoverian Dynasty Begins

1714

War of Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Frederick the Great's Rule

1740 - 1786

Maria Theresa's Rule

1745 - 1765

Joseph II's rule

1765 - 1790

Confederation of the Rhine created

1806

Burschenscaften formed

1815

Carlsbad decrees

1819

Zollverein Formed

1833

Friedrich List’s Economic Nationalism

1841

Revolutions of 1848

1848

Frankfurt Assembly

1848

Bismarck's "Iron and Blood" speech

1862

Bismarck made chancellor of Germany

1862

Danish War

1864

Austro-Prussian War

1866

Franco-Prussian War

1870 - 1871

German Unification complete

1871

Bismarck’s Kulturkampf

1871

Congress of Berlin

1878

William I crowned German Emperor (kaiser)

1890

Russia

Peter the Great's rule begins

1696

Northern Wars

1700

St. Petersburg is constructed

1703

Catherine the Great begins her rule

1/1/1762

Pugachev's Rebellion

1773

Decemberist Revolts

1825

Marx and Engels write "The Communist Manifesto"

1848

Crimean War Begins

1853

Crimean War Ends

1856

Alexander II Frees Serfs

1861

Alexander II assassinated

1881

General European Events

Golden Age of the Dutch Republic

1600 - 1648

30 Years' War

1618 - 1648

King Gustavus Adolphus Dies

1632

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Vermeer Paints "The Astronomer"

1668

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1714

Treaty of Utrecht

1714

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

Treaty of Paris 1763

1763

First Partition of Poland

1772

Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

1789

Declaration of Pillnitz

1791

Second Partition of Poland

1793

Third Partition of Poland

1795

Congress of Vienna

1814

Greek Independance

1832

Augsleich (compromise of 1867)

1867