AP European History Timeline

Time Periods

RCC is MEPSI

1400 - 1700

Italian Renaissance

1450 - 1600

High Renaissance

1490 - 1527

Protestant Reformation

1517 - 1648

1517- 95 Theses
1648- Peace of Westphalia

Age of Charles V

1519 - 1557

1557- Habsburg lands are split

Northern Renaissance

1525 - 1600

1527- Sack o Rome

Sci Rev

1543 - 1690

1543- Heavenly Bodies

French Wars of Religion

1550 - 1598

1598- Edict of Nantes

Revolt of the Netherlands

1568 - 1648

AKA 80 Years War

Foundations of Absolutism

1600 - 1650

Henry VIII, Louis XIII & Cardinal Richelieu

Constitutionalism (England)

1603 - 1688

Enlightenment

1690 - 1789

First Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1850

Nationalism

1800 - 1900

INCREASINGLY BIG

New Imperialism

1850 - 1900

Second Industrial Revolution

1850 - 1900

WWI

1914 - 1919

Weimar Republic

1919 - 1933

1933- Enabling Act

Great Depression

1929 - 1945

(not in Germany)

WWII

1939 - 1945

Cold War

1945 - 1991

Eras of Art/Isms

Renaissance Art

1400 - 1600

(different than Northern Renaissance Art)

Mannerist

1527 - 1600

Renaissance

Baroque

1550 - 1700

RCC!

Roccoco

1700 - 1790

Enlightenment

Neoclassical

1775 - 1800

French Rev.

Romanticism

1790 - 1845

1st Industrial Rev.

Realist

1815 - 1850

1st Industrial Rev.

Cubist

1860 - 1900

New Imperialism up to WWI - Picasso

Impressionist

1870 - 1900

2nd Industrial Rev.

Dada

1910 - 1920

WWI

Degenerate Art

1915 - 1930

Hitler

Surrealism

1924 - 1939

Great Depression

Specific Events

95 Theses

1517

Diet of Worms

1521

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Peace of Augsburg

1555

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

1572

England defeats Spanish Armada

1588

Edict of Nantes

1598

Ended the French Wars of Religion

30 Years War

1618 - 1648

1648- Peace of Westphalia

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1713

U.S. Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Congress of Vienna

1814 - 1815

Quadruple Alliance of Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Great Britain

Carlsbad Decrees (Metternich)

1819

Reform Bill (in Britain)

1832

expands British electorate and encourages the middle class

Factory Act (in Britain)

1833

law that limited the hours that children over the age of nine could work, required younger children to attend factory-run schools

Mines Act (in Britain)

1842

prohibited underground work for all women and children

Great Famine in Ireland

1845 - 1851

The Communist Manifesto (Marx & Engels)

1848

Great Exhibition in Crystal Palace

1851

On the Origin of Species (Darwin)

1859

U.S. Civil War

1861 - 1865

Enabling Act

1933