AP Euro- Chapter 20 Timeline

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Haiti Revolution

1791 - 1804

Against the French.

First slave revolution that was successful.
Created Haitian independence.

Simon Bolivar

1811

Led 3 or 4 revolutions in Latin America.

Corn Law

1815

Passed because Liverpool wanted to support wealthy, so this raised prices for grain.

Burschenschaft

1815

Club organized by university students to create different government.

Nationalism

1815

Single most powerful ideology.

Conservatism

1815

Major pillars were legit monarchies, landed aristocracies, and established churches.

Coercion Acts

1817

Suspended habeus corpus.

Carlsbad Decrees

1819

Issued by Metternich to dissolve the club.

Six Acts

1819
  1. Forbade unauthorized meetings, 2. raised fines for seditious libels, 3. sped up trials, 4. increased newspaper taxes, 5. prohibited training of armed groups, 6. local officials could search homes.

Peterloo Massacre

1819

The killing during a speech with radical reformers.

Greek Revolution

1821

Against the Ottoman Empire for independence. Successful.

"Eastern Question"

1821

Help the Ottoman Empire or the Greeks? Britain supported the Greeks because they had Christians.

The Charter

1824

Created a bicameral legislature.

Charles X

1824

Conservative and believer in rule by divine right. An ultraroyalist.

Decembrist Revolution

1825

Against Tsar Nicholas because they wanted a constitutional government and abolition of serfdom.

Catholic Emancipation Act

1828

Allowed Roman Catholics to have seat in House of Commons.

Treaty of Adrianople

1829

Gaining of today Romania by the Ottoman Empire.

Serbian Revolution

1830

Unsuccessful revolution against Ottoman Empire.

Four Ordinances

1830

A way to suppress nationalistic ideas that restricted freedom of press, new elections for Chamber of Deputies, limited franchise, and fired everybody in Chamber of Deputies.

Independence of Belgium

1830

Nationalistic disturbance which resulted in liberal Belgian constitution. Belgium was finally recognized as neutral.

Great Reform Bill

1832

Way to satisfy liberals. It expanded size of electorate, increased number of voters by 50%, and people had a voices in House of Commons.

Louis Philippe

1848

Took over after exile of Charles X. Created new regime called the July Monarchy.