American History Timeline

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Archaic period

800 BC - 500 BC

a period of ancient Greek history that followed the Greek Dark Ages.

Hellenistic

323 BC - 31 BC

Alexander the Great died.

Treaty of Verdun

843

This treaty ended a 3 year civil war and divided the empire

High Middle Ages

1001 - 1300

Time period when feudalism began to decline as Kings regained authority and power from feudal lords. During HMA, invasions stopped and towns rose

Concordat of Worms

1122

Ended the controversy. Allowed the emperor to give fiefs to bishops. Also states that the pope was the only one who could name bishops.

Council of Constance

1417

Ended the pope controversy

Henry IV

1429

Henry became king.

Printing Press

1450

The printing press was invented by Johannes Gutenberg to make the production of such things as newspapers quicker.

Hundred Years War

1453

Blaming the rulers of the Kingdom of England against the House of Valois for control of the French throne.

War of Roses

1455 - 1485

War for the throne of England; Had the house of Lancaster and house of York

Many things happened

1492

-All jews were forced to be christians.
- Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean to North America.
- Ferdinand and Isabella captured granada.

95 theses

1517

Martin Luthur posted the 95 thesis stating rules on the Wittenberg Cathedral

Galileo Galilei

1609

he was the first to use the telescope to study the heavens systematicall

The Thirty Year's War

1618

Began protestant rebellion against the Holy Roman Empire

Francis Bacon

1620

He separated science and religion and created the scientific method

Robert Boyle

1627

his well known invention is the matchstick. He discovered that a small piece of wood coated in sulphur could ignite if rubbed against a piece of paper coated in phosphorus.

The Enlightenment

1700 - 1900

a cultural movement of intellectuals.
Also the foreign trade in China was established

Stepped foot on Antarctica

1821

John Davis was the first person to step foot on Antarctica's ice and snow.

Hundred Days reform

1898

To make China more modern

May 4th movement

May 4,1919

students from 13 universities met and agreed on 5 resolutions.

First women

1935

Catherine Mickelson was the first women to step foot on Antarctica

Juan Peron

1946

Became president of Argentina

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Classical period

500 BC - 323 BC

Athens and Sparta dominated the Hellenic world with their cultural and military achievements

Early Middle Ages

284 - 1000

The Early Middle Ages followed the decline of the Western Roman Empire and preceded the High Middle Ages

Clovis

481

Clovis became the king of the Franks

Grand Canal

605 AD

The grand canal was built during the Sui Dynasty by Yandi. The canal was important in transporting the crops that was mainly harvested in the south to the north were few crops can be grown.

Charlemagne

768 - 814

Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman emperor

Earl Rudolf van Habsburg

1273

He became Roman Catholics-German king.

Babylonian Captivity

1309 - 1377

After the death of Boniface, Phillip had a french pope elected.

France & England

1337 - 1453

They had a series of conflicts that lasted 116 years.

Great Wall built

1400

The Great wall of china was built to keep out the Mongols and Manchurians from attacking China

Diogo Cão

1484

Discovered the mouth of the Congo River.

Christopher columbus

1492

Sailed to discover north america

Antarctica Discovered

1773

Founded by Captain James Cook

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

It led to the end of the monarchy. The Revolution ended when Napoleon Bonaparte took power and began his dictatorship;King Louis XVI was executed.

Cottin gin

1793 - 1798

it quickly and easily separated the cotton fibers from the seedpods

Telograph

1836

Created by Alexander Graham Bellmachine. It transmits a message via a line or wireless. It increased communications.

Communists

1927

Executions of communists ended the alliance between the two parties; communism didn't end

communists defeated

1949

communists defeated nationalists. COmmunism remained.

Somoza

1979

He fled the country led by Daniel running the council

Punic Wars

January 1985

The Punic Wars finally ended, with a pact signed by the mayors of both cities.

United

1994

Mexico was united with Canada and the Us.

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Julius Caesar born ; "son of Venus"

100 BC - 44 BC

Pax Romana

27 BC - 180 AD

the peace that existed between nationalities within the Roman Empire

Pual

286

Paul began to spread Christianity

Western Roman Empire

476

fell to the Visigoths with the fall of the city of Rome

William the Conqueror

1066

Crossed the English channel, fought the battle of Hastings and defeated Harold.

The Crusades

1095 - 1291

The holy wars

Magna Carta

1215

A group of barons rebelled against John. He was forced into signing the Magna Carta

Renaissance

1350 - 1550

a cultural movement that began in Italy.

Age of Exploration

1419 - 1779

European explorers searched for trade routes, overseas wealth, and adventure. Technological innovations spurred the exploration boom.

Bartolomeu Dias

1488

Sailed around cape of good hope

Reformation

1500 - 1700

movement for the reform of abuses in the Roman Catholic Church ending in the establishment of the Reformed and Protestant Churches.

Romanovs Rule Russia

1613

During the Romanov reign, Russia became and remained a major European power.

English revolution

1640 - 1660

Parliament challenged King Charles I's authority, engaged in civil conflict against his forces, and executed him

Louis XIV

1642 - 1715

known as Louis the Great or the Sun King

Reign of Louis XIV

1643

He was the king of France and ruled for 72 years

seven years war

1756 - 1763

a war of England and Prussia against France and Austria; Britain and Prussia got the better of it

Steam engine

1775

an engine that uses the expansion or rapid condensation of steam to generate power.Made transportation quicker. BUilt by James Watt

Tiananmen Square

1989

"Tank Man", who stood in front of government tanks at Tiananmen Square, in China in protest

China

2008

china hosted the summer olympics