European History (Copy)

Events

Development of Humanism

1350

THE RENAISSANCE CHAPTER 12

1350 - 1550

A period in history that marks the bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history.

The Medici Family in Power in Florence

1434 - 1737

Portuguese establish first African trading post

1443

EUROPEAN EXPLORATION AND CONQUEST CHAPTER 14

1450 - 1650

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

War of the Roses

1455 - 1471

Marriage of Isabella of Castille and Ferdinand of Aragon

1469

The Establishment of the Inquisition

1478

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

Americo Vespucci maps South America coast

1499

Consolidation of serfdom in eastern Europe

1500 - 1650

Montezuma II rules the Mexican Empire

1502 - 1520

Henry VIII

1509 - 1547

Machiavelli writes The Prince

1513

Martin Luther writes Ninety Five Theses

1517

Hernando Cortes landed on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico

1519

Habsburg-Valois Wars

1521 - 1559

Henry VIII ends authority of the pope in England

1530

John Calvin publishes The Institutes of the Christian Religion

1536

TOWARD A NEW WORLD VIEW CHAPTER 16

1540 - 1789

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Height of the European Witch-Hunt

1560 - 1660

William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

William Shakespeare's work reflects the impact of contacts and conquest.

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

1572

First English colony founded at Roanoke

1585

Descartes

1596 - 1650

Cartesian dualism

Growth in Agriculture pioneered by the Dutch

1600 - 1850

Founding of the Dutch West India Company

1621

Sir Isaac Newton

1642 - 1727

law of universal gravitation

LIFE IN THE ERA OF EXPANSION CHAPTER 18

1650 - 1800

British Navigation Acts

1651 - 1663

Jansenism

1653

Cossack Revolt

1670 - 1671

Louis XIV moves court to Versailles

1682

Growth of book publishing

1700 - 1800

John Wesley (Founder of Methodism)

1703 - 1791

Elementary school in Prussia mandatory

1717

Last appearance of the bubonic plaque in Europe

1720

Immanuel Kant

1724 - 1804

Wrote: On the Different Races of Man

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

Madame du Coudray publishes Manual on the Act of Childbirth

1762

Louis XV orders Jesuits out of France

1763

Watt patents the steam engine

1769

Revolutions and Politics (ch. 19)

1775 - 1815

Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations"

1776

critique of government regulation of trade and industry

Industrial Revolution

1780 - 1850

Storming the Bastille

1789

Slave Insurrection in Saint Dominique

1791

Execution of Louis XVI

January 21, 1793

Edward Jenner performs first smallpox vaccination

1796

Series of Factory Acts

1802 - 1833

British acts passed to limit the workday of child laborers

Muhammad Ali modernizes Egypt

1805 - 1848

Napoleon invades Russia

1812

IDEOLOGIES AND UPHEAVALS CHAPTER 21

1815 - 1850

THE WEST AND THE WORLD CHAPER 24

1815 - 1914

Austria crushes liberal revolution in Naples and restores the Sicilian autocracy

1821

Combination Act Repealed

1824

Louis Phillippe succeeds to the throne

1830

Greece wins independence from Ottomans

1830

Zollverein formed

1834

First Opium War

1839 - 1842

Realism dominant in Western literature

1840 - 1890

Engels publishes The Conditions of the Working Class

1844

Ten Hours Act (Britain)

1847

First public health law in Britain

1848

Modernization of Paris

1850 - 1870

Reign of Napoleon III in France

1852 - 1870

Louis Pasteur develops germ theory

1854

Great Rebellion in India

1857 - 1858

Germany and the U.S. begin to rapidly industrialize

1860

Freeing of Russian Serfs

1861

Homestead Act

1862

Austro- Prussian War

1866 - 1867

Mendeleev creates the periodic table

1869

Franco-Prussian War

1870 - 1871

Impressionist Movement

1870

Birthrate Declines (Europe)

1880 - 1913

Widespread return of protectionism among European states

1880 - 1890

THE AGE OF ANXIETY CHAPTER 26

1880 - 1940

Berlin Conference

1884 - 1885

Kipling writes "White Man's Burden"

1899

Global mass migration

1900

Schlieffen Plan

1905

China's Qing Dynasty

1912

WAR AND THE REVOLUTION CHAPTER 25

1914 - 1919

Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

1914

trench warfare begins

1914 - 1918

Bolshevik Revolution

1917

Treaty of Versailles

1919

DICTATORSHIP AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR

1919 - 1945

Radio becomes mass medium

1920

James Joyce publishes Ulysses

1922

French Occupation of the Ruhr

1923 - 1925

Build up of the Nazi Party

1924 - 1929

Germany joins League of Nations

1926

Kellogg Briand Pact

1928

Stalin orders the collectivization of agriculture

1929

National Socialist Party takes power in Germany

1933

The Great Purges (Stalin)

1936 - 1938

Germany invades Poland

1939

Bretton Woods Conference

1944

Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

1945

End of World War II

1945

U.S. takes the lead in Big Science

1945 - 1965

Marshall Plan

June 1947

Socialist Realism

1950 - 1960

Nikita Khrushchev

1955 - 1964

N.A.S.A. founded

1958

CHALLENGING THE POSTWAR ORDER

1960 - 1991

European Council for Nuclear Research

1960

Berlin Wall

1961 - 1989

Second Vatican Council

1962 - 1965

Student Rebellion in France

1968

Emergence of Globalization

1980 - 1990

Velvet Revolution

17 November 1989 - 29 December 1989

LIFE IN AN AGE OF GLOBILIZATION

1990 - 2016

Maastricht Treaty

1991

The European Union

1993

Sept 11 attacks

2001

Iraq War

2003 - 2011

Arab Spring

2011 - Present