Baroque & Classical Periods

World History 17th & 18th Centuries

Jamestown, Virginia

1607

First American Colony

King James Version of the Bible

1611

England

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Central Europe

Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts

1620

Pilgrims Arrive

The Restoration Begins

1660

Germany

Isaac Newton Discovers Gravity

1666

England

The Great Awakening

1733 - 1750

America

Benjamin Franklin & Electricity

1752

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

French & Indian War

1754 - 1763

American Colonies

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

Europe

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

America

American Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

U. S. Constitution Drafted and Signed in Philadelphia

September 17, 1787

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

George Washington Inagurated as First American President

April 30, 1789

America

Bill of Rights

September 25, 1789

America

Cotton Gin Invented by Eli Whitney

1793

America

Rosetta Stone Discovered

1799

Memphis, Egypt

Baroque & Classical Periods

Claudio Monteverdi

May 15, 1567 - November 29, 1643

Italy

Heinrich Schütz

October 8, 1585 - November 6, 1672

Germany

Baroque Period

1600 - 1750

Giacomo Carissimi

April 18, 1605 - January 12, 1674

Italy

Jean-Baptiste Colbert

August 29, 1619 - September 6, 1683

France

Arcangelo Corelli

December 17, 1653 - January 8, 1713

Italy

Alessandro Scarlatti

May 2, 1660 - October 24, 1725

Italy

Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

March 17, 1665 - June 27, 1729

France

Antonio Vivaldi

March 4, 1678 - July 28, 1741

Italy

George Frideric Handel

February 23, 1685 - April 14, 1759

German-born, British Composer

Johann Sebastian Bach

March 31, 1685 - July 28, 1750

Germany

Domenico Scarlatti

October 26, 1685 - July 23, 1757

Italy

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

January 4, 1710 - March 16, 1736

Italy

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

March 8, 1714 - December 14, 1788

Germany

Joseph Haydn

March 31, 1732 - May 31, 1809

Austrian

Classical Period

1750 - 1825

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

January 27, 1756 - December 5, 1791

Germany