Modern History I

Margaret Antonio December 2012 Boston College

Europe

Urban II

1035 - 1099

Hundred Year's War

1337 - 1453

Black Death

1347 - 1351

Dutch Revolt

1566 - 1609

The Enlightenment

1600 - 1800

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Moderate Enlightenment

1650 - 1790

Scientific Progress

1650 - Present

Scientific Revolution

1650

Racism and Anti-Semitism

1700 - Present

Great Britain

Elizabethan Settlement

1559

Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

Thomas Hobbes

1588 - 1679

Charles I

1625 - 1649

Francis Bacon

1626

Industrial Revolution

1650 - 1850

Glorious Revolution

1688

John Locke

1690

Adam Smith

1723 - 1790

Domestic System/Cottage Industry

1750 - 1850

Labor Unions

1750

Steam Engine-James Watt

1763

Abolishes Slavery

1807

France

Avignon Papacy

1309 - 1377

John Calvin

1509 - 1564

Ottoman-French Alliance

1536

Rene Descartes

1596 - 1650

Cardinal Richelieu

1624 - 1642

Third Estate

1750 - 1800

Declaration of the Rights of Man

1789

Committee for Public Safety

1793

North America

French-Indian War

1754 - 1763

Pontiac's Rebellion

1763

Stamp Act

1765

Continental Congress

1774 - 1789

US Abolishes Slavery

1808

Fred Andersen's Crucible of War

1984

South America and the Caribbean

Toussaint L'Ouverture

1790

Saint Dominigue Independence as Haiti

1804

Simon Bolivar

1810 - 1824

Ottoman Empire

Battle of Kosovo

1389

Mehmed II

1451 - 1481

Fall of Constantinople

1453

Sulieimann the Magnificent

1520 - 1566

Peace of Amasya

1555

Ottoman Cultural Synthesis

1600 - 1700

Siege of Vienna

1683

Sick Man of Europe

1800 - 1922

Sultan Selim III

1805

China

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Genghis Khan

1160 - 1227

Yuan Dynasty

1206 - 1368

Ming Bureacracy

1378 - 1644

Zheng He

1405 - 1433

Li Zicheng

1644

Kangzi Emperor

1662 - 1722

First Opium War

1839 - 1842

Safavid Empire

Ismail

1501 - 1524

Isfahan

1598 - 1722

Prussia

Frederick II the Great

1740 - 1786

Austria

Pragmatic Sanction

1713

War of Austrian Secession

1740 - 1748

Holy Roman Empire

Investiture Controversey

1000 - 1100

Charles V

1519 - 1556

Peasant's War

1525

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Protestant Union-Germany

1608

Defenestration of Prague

1618

Pragmatic Sanction

1713

Spain

Ferdinand and Isabella

1469

Bartolome de las Casas

1474 - 1566

Sepulveda

1489 - 1573

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

Italy

Italian City-States

900 - 1400

Papal Monarchy

900 - 1500

Medici Family

1190 - 1700

Council of Constance

1414 - 1418

Niccolo Machiavelli

1513

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Mughal Empire

Akbar

1556 - 1605