England 1600-1900

England

Act of Union with Scotland

1603

Long Parliament

1640

English civil war

1642

Charles I executed

1649

Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector

1653

Death of Cromwell

1658

Issac Newton's "Principia"

1687

Glorious Revolution

1688

Locke's "2nd Treatise of Government"

1689

enclosure acts

1700

Kay's Flying Shuttle invented

1753

Hargreaves Spinning Jenny invented

1764

William Pitt the Elder Becomes Prime Minister

1766

Arkwright's water frame invented

1769

Bentham's ideas on Utliltarianism

1770

Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations"

1776

William Pitt the Younger becomes Prime minister

1783

Cartwright's power loom invented

1783

Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

1789

Declaration of Rights of Women and Female Citizens

1789

Watt's steam engine invented

1798

Malthus's ideas on pop.

1798

Act of Union with Ireland

1800

Luddites protest against new machines

1811

Corn laws are passed

1815

Ricardo's Iron Law of Wages

1819

The Poor Law of 1834

1834

Queen Victoria Coronation

1838

Chartists

1838

Corn laws repealed

1846

Gladstone becomes the Prime Minister

1868