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Babylonian Captivity

1309 - 1376

Great Famine

1315 - 1322

Uprisings in Flanders

1323 - 1328

100 years war

1337 - 1453

Portugal begins sending explorers around South Africa

1415

Charles VII rules France

1422 - 1461

Johann Gutenburg creates the printing press that used movable type

1450

Ottomans capture Constantinople

1453

Louis XI rules France

1461 - 1483

Ivan III rules Russia

1462 - 1505

Spanish Inquisition

1478

Henry VIII rules England

1491 - 1547

Ferdinand and Isabella expel Jews from Spain

1492

Columbus Sail the Ocean Blue

1492

Francis I rules France

1494 - 1547

Portugal reaches India

1497 - 1499

Portugal reaches Brazil

1500

Charles V rules the Holy Roman Empire

1500 - 1558

Machiavelli writes The Prince

1513

Luther's 95 Theses

1517

Ulrich Zwingli joins the Reformation

1519

Hernando Cortés sails from Hispanolia to Mexico and destroys the Aztec Empire

1519 - 1522

Luther publicly debates the Pope and is Excommunicated

1519

Magellan circumnavigates the globe

1519 - 1522

Charles V fights France and the H.R.E Lutheran Princes

1521 - 1555

Charles V Sacks Rome

1527

Castiglione wrote The Book of the Courtier

1528

Ottomans attack Vienna

1529

Francisco Pizarro conquers the Inca Empire in the Andes

1531 - 1536

Ivan the Terrible rules Russia

1533 - 1584

Henry VIII creates the Anglican Church

1534

John Calivin's Geneva Convention execites 58 heretics

1542 - 1546

Pope Paul III Creates The Congregation of the Holy Office

1542

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Henry IV rules France

1553 - 1610

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Philip II rules the Holy Roman Empire

1556 - 1598

Elizabeth I Rules England

1558 - 1603

Treaty of Cateau-Cambrésis

1559

European Witch Hunt

1560 - 1660

Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre

1572

The Spanish Netherlands become independant

1581

Spanish Armada

1588

Edict of Nantes

1598

Time of Troubles (Muscovite state breaks down)

1598 - 1613

Europe's literacy rate skyrockets

1600 - 1800

Louis XIII rules France

1610 - 1643

Russian nobility elects Michael Romanov as Tsar

1613

30 years war

1618 - 1648

Charles I rules England

1625 - 1649

Louis XVIII revokes the Edict of Nantes

1627

Frederick the Great rules Prussia

1640 - 1688

The Fronde

1648 - 1653

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Parliament executes Charles I

1649

Cromwell rules England

1650 - 1658

The Navigation Acts

1651 - 1663

Charles II rules England

1660 - 1685

Louis XIV formally revokes the Edict of Nantes

1685

James II rules England

1685 - 1688

Glorious Revolution

1688

John Locke Publishes Two Treatises of Government

1690

Philip V rules Spain

1700 - 1746

War of the Spanish Succession

1701 - 1713

Peace of Utrecht

1713

Hungarians get religious Protestant freedom

1713

Frederick William I rules Prussia

1713 - 1740

Maria Theresa rules Austria

1740 - 1780

War of the Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Europe's illegitimate birth rate skyrockets

1750 - 1850

Half of all English land is enclosed

1750

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

Catherine the Great rules Russia

1762 - 1796

Treaty of Paris

1763

U.S Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Campaign to abolish British slavery begins

1775

Adam Smith write The Wealth of Nations

1776

Declaration of Independence is signed

1776

Joseph II rules Austria

1780 - 1790

U.S Constitution is created

1787

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

French National Assembly is created

1789

Great Fear

1789

Declaration of the Rights of Man

1789

French Bastille is stormed

1789

Louis XVI calls Estates General into session

1789

New French constitution is drafted

1791

Edward Jenner invents innoculation

1798

Combination Acts

1799

Congress of Vienna

1815

British workers' standard of living begins to rise

1820

Railroads become implemented in Britain

1830

Factory Act

1833

Friedrich Engels writes The Condition of the Working Class in England

1844

Revolutions of 1848

1848

Britain produces 20% of the world's industrial goods

1860

Unification of Germnay

1871