Western Civilization Timeline

This is my timeline for Western Civilization Class in Challenge II

History

Democracy Begins

508 B.C.

Persian Wars

500 B.C. - 480 B.C.

Rome Rise to World Power

146 B.C.

Reign of Julius Ceasar

59 B.C. - 44 B.C.

Nero Persecutes Christians

64 A.D.

Pompeii Burns

79 A.D.

Barbarian Invasion and Vikings

400 A.D. - 1000 A.D.

End of Western Roman Empire

476 A.D.

The Feudal System

1000 - 1400

Magna Carta

1215

Marco Polo

1254 - 1324

Gutenberg Prints the Bible

1456

The Inquisition

1478

Columbus Discovers "New World"

1492

Spanish Explorers

1513 - 1538

Martin Luther Begins Reformation

1517

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Jamestown

1607

13 Colonies Formed

1607 - 1733

Plymouth Colony and Mayflower Compact

1620

Massachusetts Bay Colony

1630

Salem Witch Trials

1692

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Stamp Act

1765

Boston 'Massacre'

1770

Boston Tea Party

1773

Battles of Lexington and Concord

1775

Revolutionary War Ends

1783

George Washintong Becomes 1st President

1789

Louisiana Purchase

1803

Lewis and Clark Expedition

1805

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

Compromise of 1850

1850

Abraham Lincoln Becomes 16th President

1860

Battle of Gerttysburg

1863

13th Amendment Prohibits Slavery

1865

Abraham Lincoln is Assassinated

1865

United States Buys Alaska From Russia

1867

World War I

1914 - 1918

Great Depression

1929 - 1943

World War II

1939 - 1945

Korean War

1949 - 1950

Berlin Wall is Built

1961

Watergate Scandal

1971

9/11 Attacks

2001

Philosophy

Socrates

470 B.C. - 399 B.C.

Democritus

460 B.C. - 370 B.C.

Plato

428 B.C. - 347 B.C.

Aristotle

384 B.C. - 322 B.C.

Jesus

0 A.D. - 33 A.D.

Augustine

354 - 430

Aquinas

1125 - 1274

Erasmus

1466 - 1536

Luther

1483 - 1546

John Calvin

1509 - 1564

Hobbes

1588 - 1679

Descartes

1596 - 1650

Spinoza

1632 - 1677

Locke

1632 - 1704

Berkley

1685 - 1753

Hume

1711 - 1776

Kant

1724 - 1806

Hegel

1770 - 1831

Darwin

1809 - 1882

Kierkegaard

1813 - 1855

Marx

1818 - 1883

Friedrich

1844 - 1900

Freud

1856 - 1939

Science

Thales of Miletus Describes Magnetitude

600 B.C.

Pythagoras' Theorem was Discovered

530 B.C.

Pulley was Invented in Greece

400 B.C.

Gears were Used in Egypt

300 B.C.

Archimedes Screw was Invented

235 B.C.

Cast Iron was Used for the First Time in China

200 A.D.

Quill Pens Used for Writing

635 A.D.

Gunpowder Used for First Time

950 A.D.

Clock Invented

1088

Compasses Invented

1090

First Pair of Glasses Made

1286

Guns were Used in Italy

1326

Printing Press Invented

1451

Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Artificial Limbs Made for Soldiers

1540

Copernicus Said The Planets Revolve Around the Sun, Not Earth

1543

Galilei Galileo

1564 - 1642

Johannes Kepler

1571 - 1630

First Thermometer was Invented

1592

Astonomical Observations Were Made Using a Telescope

1610

First Mechanical Calculator

1623

Isaac Newton

1642 - 1727

First Steam Engine was Built

1712

Benjamin Franklin and His Kite

1752

First Hot Air Balloon Ride

1783

First Vaccination

1796

First Battery was Built

1799

First Electrical Lamp

1810

Louis Pasteur

1822 - 1895

Electrical Telegraph was Invented

1837

Photography was Invented

1839

Alexander Graham Bell

1847 - 1922

Marie Curie

1867 - 1934

Wilbur Wright

1867 - 1912

Orville Wright

1871 - 1948

The Telephone is Invented

1876

Microphone Invented

1877

Light Bulb was Invented

1879

Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955

X-Rays were Discovered

1895

Moving Pictures were Shown in France

1895

First Aircraft Flight

1903

First Black and White Television Picture was Transmitted Across the Atlantic

1926

James Watson

1928 - Present

First Helicopter Flight

1936

Structure of DNA was Discovered

1953

First Satellite was Launched

1957

First Main Spacecraft Launched

1961

Neil Armstrong Walked the Moon

1969

The First Home Computer Became Available

1975

High Definition TV was Invented

1990

The World Wide Web Went Online for First Time

1992

Scientists Announced the First Draft of the Human Genome Sequence

2000

Art

Jan Van Eyck

1390 - 1441

Renaissance

1400 - 1600

Leonardo Da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Albrecht Durer

1471 - 1528

Michelangelo

1475 - 1564

El Greco

1541 - 1614

Baroque

1600 - 1750

Rembrandt van Rijn

1606 - 1669

Johannes Vermeer

1632 - 1675

Charles Willson Peale

1741 - 1827

Neoclassicism

1750 - 1880

Romanticism

1800 - 1880

Thomas Cole

1801 - 1848

Jean Francois Millet

1814 - 1875

Winslow Homer

1836 - 1910

Claude Monet

1840 - 1926

Realsim

1850 - 1890

Impressionism

1850 - 1890

Music

Baroque

1600 - 1750

George Frideric Handel

1685 - 1759

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685 - 1750

Classical Period

1740 - 1780

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756 - 1791

Ludwig van Beethoven

1770 - 1827

Romantic Period

1820 - 1900

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1897

Peter Llyich Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Antonin Dvork

1841 - 1904

Claude Debussy

1862 - 1918

Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1971

The Modern Period

1900 - Present