CHAPTER 26 TIMELINE

CHAPTER 26

Russia expands its borders

1801 - 1914

Alexander I's rule

1801 - 1825

Modern Italy did not exist.

1815

The Decembrist uprising fails.

1825

Giuseppe Mazzini founds young Italy.

1831

German states create Zollverein, or economic union.

1834

Nationalists lead a republican revolution in Italy.

1848

Hungarian nationalists declare Hungary an independent republic.

1848

Victor Emmanuel II becomes king of Sardinia.

1849

Count Camillo di Cavour dominated Sardinia’s control of ministers.

1854

Crimean War

1854 - 1856

Nicholas I dies.

1855

Count Camillo di Cavour met secretly with Napoleon III in France.

1858

Austria was forced to give up Lombardy.

1859

Austria was defeated by France and Sardinia.

1859

Vitor Emmanuel II accepted territories into the kingdom.

1860

Alexander II decrees the emancipation of the serfs.

1861

William I becomes king of Prussia.

1861

Otto von Bismarck defied the finance committee of the Prussian assembly.

1862

King Christian IX declared Schleswig a Danish province.

1863

Prussia and Austria forced Denmark out of the distributed provinces

1864

Revolutionaries made several attempts to assassinate Alexander II.

1866

Prussia and Austria fight the seven weeks war.

1866

The North German Confederation.

1867

Austria and Hungary form a dual monarchy.

1867

War broke out between France and Prussia.

1870

Reformers became active in a new movement known as populism.

1870

Populist movement reaches out to peasants.

1870

William I becomes emperor of a united Germany.

1871

Otto von Bismarck expels Jesuits from Germany.

1872

Nationalists in the Balkan states revolt against Turkey.

1875

The social democratic party merges with Ferdinand Lassalle’s party.

1875

Russia goes to war on behalf of the Slavic people in the Balkan Peninsula.

1877

More seats were added to the center party.

1877

Bulgaria is divided into three parts.

1878

Congress of Berlin settles Russo-Turkish war.

1878

Pope Pius IX Dies.

1878

The Treaty of San Stefano ends war.

1878

German government provides health insurance to workers.

1883

William II becomes emperor of Germany.

1888

The Kaiser accepts Otto von Bismarck’s resignation.

1890

Alexander III dies.

1894

Russia and Japan go to war.

1904

“Bloody Sunday”

1905

Nicholas II issues the October Manifesto.

1905

The Balkan League declares war on Turkey.

1912

Bulgarians attack Greek and Serbs forces.

1913

Treaty of Bucharest ends Balkan conflict.

1913

The Treaty of Bucharest.

1913