Europe Changes

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Thirty Years War

1618

Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

1619

Gustavus Adolphus dies (Sweden)

1632

Rembrandt paints "Night Watch"

1642

Golden Age of the Dutch Rep.

1648

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Vermeer paints "The Astronomer"

1668

Northern Wars

1700

War of Spanish Succession

1701

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

Frederick the Great's Rule

1740

War of Austrian Succession

1740

Maria Theresa's Rule

1740

Seven Years War

1754

Jospeh II's Rule

1765

First Partition of Poland

1772

American Revolution

1776

Second Partition of Poland

1793

Third Partition of Poland

1795

Congress of Vienna

1814

Greek Independence

1832

Irish Potato Famine

1845

Utopian Socialist ideas emerge

1848

Marx and Engels "The Communist Manifesto"

1848

Crimean War begins

1853

Crimean War ends

1856

Danish War

1859

Victor Emmanuel crowned king (Italy)

1861

Austro-Prussian War

1866

Franco-Prussian War

1870

Paris Commune resists Prussia

1871