Significance of Major European Conflicts (1450 - 2000)

Context

Italian Renaissance

1350 - 1550

Colonialism

1450 - 1600

Northern Renaissance

1450 - 1648

Reformation

1517 - 1648

Scientific Revolution

1543 - 1700

Dutch Golden Age

1570 - 1650

Enlightenment

1700 - 1800

Industrial Revolution

1770 - 1840

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Imperialism

1870 - 1914

Conflicts/Events

Italian Wars

1494 - 1559

French Wars of Religion

1562 - 1598

Dutch Revolts

1568 - 1648

Also known as the Spanish Religious Wars or the 80 Years War

30 Years War

1618 - 1648

English Revolution

1642 - 1651

Wars of Louis XIV

1643 - 1697

League of Augsburg

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Great Northern War

1700 - 1721

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1714

War of Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

7 Years War

1756 - 1763

Napoleonic Wars

1803 - 1815

Congress of Vienna

1815

Italian Wars of Unification

1820 - 1871

Crimean War

1853 - 1856

German Wars of Unification

1864 - 1871

Russian Revolution of 1905

1905 - 1907

World War I

1914 - 1918

Bolshevik Revolution

1917 - 1924

Treaty of Versailles

1919

World War II

1939 - 1945