England

Main

Act of Union w/ Scotland

1603

Long Parliament

1640

English Civil War

1642

Charles I executed

1649

Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector

1653

Oliver Cromwell Dies

1658

Isaac Newton's "Principia"

1687

Glorious Rev

1688

Locke's "2nd Treatise of Government"

1689

Watt's Steam Engine

1698

Enclosure Acts

1700

Hanoverian Dynasty Begins

1714

Hargreave's Spinny Jenny

1764

William Pitt the Elder as Prime Minister

1766

Arkwright's Water Frame

1769

Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations"

1776

William Pitt the Younger as Prime Minister

1783

Cartwright's Power Loom

1785

Tennis Court Oath

1789

Decl. of Rights of Man and Citizen

1789

Abbe Sieyes "What is the Third Estate?"

1789

Decl of the Rights of Women and Female Citizen

1791

Committee of Public Safety est.

1793

Malthus' idea on population

1798

Act of Union w/ Ireland

1800

Luddites protest against new machines

1811

Corn Laws Passed

1815

Ricardo's "Iron Law of Wages"

1817

Reform Bills 1832

1832

Queen Victoria coronation/abdication

1838 - 1864

Poor Law of 1838

1838

Chartists

1838

Corn Laws repealed

1846

Darwin's Origin of Species

1859

Reform Bills of 1867

1867

Gladstone as Prime Minister

1868

Reform Bills of 1884

1884

Kipling's "White Man's Burden"

1899