Untitled timeline

England

Act of Union with Scotland

1603

Long Parliament

1640

English Civil War

1642

Charles I executed

1649

Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protecter

1653

Oliver Cromwell dies

1658

Glorious Revolution

1688

Enclosure Acts

1700

William Pitt the Elder becomes Prime Minister

1766

William Pitt the Younger becomes Prime Minister

1787

Tennis Court Oath

1789

Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

1789

Abbe Sieyes "What is the Third Estate?"

1789

Declaration of Rights of Woman and Female Citizen

1791

Act of Union with Ireland

1800

Luddites protest

1811

Corn Laws Passed

1815

Poor law of 1834

1834

Chartists

1838

Corn Laws Repealed

1846

France

Versailles Constructed

1624

Louis XIV’s reign begins

1643

The Fronde

1648

French Classicism

1650

Jean Baptiste Colbert made French Minister of Finance

1668

Maria Antoinette executed

1783

French Revolution

1789

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

1790

Committee of Public Safety est.

1793

King Louis XVI executed

1793

Robespierre is executed

1794

The Directory

1795

Napoleon Bonaparte's coup d'etat

1799

Romanticism

1800

Code Napoleon est.

1804

Revolution of 1830 in France

1830

Literary and Artistic Realism

1850

Holy Roman Empire > Confederation of the Rhine > Germany

Confederation of the Rhine Created

1806

Burschenscaften formed

1815

William I crowned German Emperor

1861

Bismarck;s "iron and blood" speech

1862

Bismarck's Kulturkampf

1864

Bismarck made chancellor of Germany

1871

German unification complete

1871

Italian States > Italy

Baroque Art Movement

1600

Cavour begins unification process

1848

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

1848

Mazzini advocates of Italian Unification

1851

Victor Emmanuel crowned King of Italy

1861

Impressionist movement

1870

Italian Unification Complete

1870

Post-Impressionism

1885

Russia

Northern Wars

1700

St. Petersburg is Constructed

1703

Peter the Great’s Rule begins!

1721

Catherine the Great begins her rule

1762

Pugachev's Rebellion

1773

Alexander II frees serfs in Russia

1861

Alexander II assassinated

1881

General Europe Changes

Thirty Years War

1618

Kepler's Law of Planetary motion

1619

King Gustavus Adolphus dies

1632

Galileo put on trial

1633

Descarte’s “Discourse on Method”

1637

Rembrandt paints “Night Watch"

1642

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Golden Age of the Dutch Republic

1648

Vermeer paints “The Astronomer”

1668

Issac Newton's "Principia"

1687

Locke's "2nd Treatise of Government"

1689

Watt's steam engine invented

1698

War of Spanish Succession

1701

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

Hanoverian Dynasty begins

1714

Kay's flying shuttle invented

1733

War of Austrian Succession

1740

Maria Theresa's rule

1740

Frederick the Great's rule

1740

Montesquie's "Spirit of the Laws"

1748

Diderot's "Encyclopedia"

1751

Seven Years War

1754

Voltaire's "Candide"

1759

Rousseau's "Emile"

1762

Treaty of Paris

1763

Hargreaves Spinning Jenny invented

1764

Joseph II's rule

1765

American Revolution

1765

Arkwright's water frame invented

1769

Jeremy Bentham's ideas about Utilitarianism

1770

1st Partition of Poland

1772

Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations"

1776

Cartwright's power loom invented

1785

Declaration of Pillnitz

1791

2nd Partition of Poland

1793

3rd Partition of Poland

1795

Malthus' ideas on population

1798

Napoleonic Wars

1803

Continental Sytem

1806

Congress of Vienna

1814

Fredrich List's Economic Nationalism

1815

Ricardo's Iron Law of Wages

1817

Carisbad Decrees

1819

Greek Independece of 1832

1832

Zollverein formed

1834

Irish Potato Famine

1845

Marx and Engles "The Communist Manifesto"

1848

Early Utopian Socialist ideas emerge: Charles Fourier, Louis BLanc

1848

Revolutions of 1848

1848