AP European History Timeline 2017 - Jennifer Yoo

Dates

Black Death

1348

Gutenberg-Moveable Type Printing Press

1455

Columbus arrives in North America

1492

Machiavelli Writes The Prince

1513

Luther writes his 95 Theses

1517

Cortes conquers Aztecs

1520 - 1529

Diet/Edict of Worms

1521

Diet of Augsburg

1530

Pizarro conquers Incas

1530 - 1539

Copernicus publishes Heliocentric Theory

1534

Henry VIII breaks w/ the Catholic Church

1534

Council of Trent

1545 - 1564

Schmalkaldic War

1546 - 1548

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Reign of Elizabeth I

1558 - 1603

England defeats the Spanish Armada

1588

Galileo publishes The Starry Messenger

1610

Reign of Louis XIV in France

1638 - 1715

English Civil War

1640 - 1649

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Ends 30 years war

Reign of Peter the Great

1682 - 1725

Newton published Law of Universal Gravitation

1687

Glorious Revolution

1688

John Locke publishes Two Treatises on Government

1689

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

Ends the War of Spanish Succession

Montesquieu publishes The Spirit of the Laws

1748

7 years war

1756 - 1763

French and Indian War in North America

Rousseau publishes the Social Contract

1762

Diederot publishes the Encyclopedia

1772

American Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Louis XVI calls the Estates General into session

1789

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Louis XVI calls the Estates General into session

1789

Reign of Terror

1793 - 1794

Reign of Napoleon Bonaparte

1799 - 1815

Concert of Europe

1815

Napoleon is defeated at Waterloo

1815

Revolutions in German States, Italian States, France and AUstrian Empire

1848

Karl Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto

1848

Charles Darwin publishes ON the Origin of Species

1859

Prussia defeats France and unifies Germany

1870 - 1871

Italian Unification

1870

Start of World War 1

1914

Treaty of Versailles

1918

Treaty of Versailles ends WWI

1918

Stock market crashes starting the Great Depression

1929

Berlin Airlift

1948 - 1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Hungarian Uprising crushed by the Soviet Army

1956

Berlin War is Built, Bay of Pigs Invasion

1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Vietnam War

1965 - 1973

Prague Spring, Czech Uprising crushed by the Soviet Army

1968

Protests and rioting in Paris

1968

Fall of the Berlin Wall

1989

Maastricht Treaty

1991

Creates European Union

Breakup of the Soviet Union

1991

Cold War Ends

Ethnic cleaning in Balkan states

1992 - 1995

Thematic Units

Renaissance

1350 - 1550

Exploration

1450 - 1650

Reformation

1517 - 1648

Scientific Revolution

1543 - 1725

Enlightenment

1650 - 1800

French Revolution

1789 - 1794

Industrial Revolution

1790 - 1850

urbanization

European Imperialism in Africa begins

1880 - 1914

Start of Free Public Schooling, Universal Male Suffrage

1880 - 1889

Start of Free Public Schooling, Universal Male Suffrage,

1880 - 1889

Sigmund Freud publishes The Interpretation of Dreams

1900

World War I

1914 - 1918

Radio, Film and Dictators, Women start to get the right to vote

1920 - 1929

Great Depression

1929 - 1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

cold war

1945 - 1991

protests

1960 - 1969

Energy crisis, stagflation, detente

1970 - 1979

Conservative Governments, Reagan (US), Thatcher (GB)

1980 - 1989

Gorbachev rules Societ Union

1985 - 1991

glasnost, perestroika