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Printing press

1450

Martin Luther pins 95 theses on Church door in Wittenberg Germany

October 31, 1517

John Calvin "institutes of the Christian Religion"

1536

Galileo starry Messanger

1610

30 years war

1618 - 1648

Hobbes Leviathan

1651

Locke "Two Treatises on Government"

1690

Montisque "Spirit of the Laws"

1748

Industrial Revolution began

1750

James Watt invented the steam Engine

1760

Napoleon Bonaparte born in Corisca

August 15, 1769

Mob of French Women protest factory conditions

1770

Louis XVI becomes king of France

1774

American Revolution

1775 - 1781

Treaty of Paris ends American Revolution

1783

Napolean born in Corsica

1785

Shay's Rebellion

1786

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

"Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen" written

1789

Storming of the Bastile

July 14, 1789

New French Constitution established constitutional Monarchy

1791

Olympe de Gouges "Declaration of the Rights of Women and the female citizen"

1791

King Louis XVI executed

January 21, 1793

Dutch ceased slave trafficking

1795

Coup d'etat allows mlitary general Napoleon Bonaparte to Sieze power

1799

Napoleon became consul for life in France

1802

Danes stopped slave trafficking

1803

napoleonic wars

1803 - 1815

Napoleon crowned himself Emperor of France

1804

Richard Trevithick invents the first steam powered locomotive

1804

Slave trade made illegal in Great Britain

1808

Child labor act passed

1833

"Communist Manifesto" Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

1848

Charles Darwin Origin of Species

1859

first commercially electrical current generators developed

1870

Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone

1876