Unit 5 Packet - Timeline

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Austria's demands accepted.

November 1850

In the Humiliation of Olumute, Prussia accepts Austria's demand for the reestablishment of the German Confederation.

President for Life.

1851

Louis Napoleon Bonaparte becomes French President for life.

Premier of Sardinia-Piedmont.

1852

Camillo Cavour becomes premier of Sardinia-Piedmont

Piedmont and France defeat Austria

1859

Piedmont and France defeat Austria.

Lombardy.

1859

Piedmont annexes Lombardy.

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1860

Piedmont annexes Tuscany, Modema, Parma, and the Romagna

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1860

Garibaldi and his Red Shirts land in Sicily.

King William I of Russia

1861 - 1888

Reign of King William I of Russia, who becomes German emperor in 1871.

Italy

1861

The kingdom of Italy is proclaimed.

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1862

Otto Von Bismark becomes minister-president of Prussia.

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1864

Prussia and Austria defeat Denmark.

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1866

Italy annexes Venetia

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1866

Prussia defeats Austria in the Seven Weeks War.

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1867

Prussia creates the North German Confederation.

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1870

France declares war on Prussia.

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1870

Italy annexes Rome.

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1871

Russia and it's German allies defend France.

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1871

The German Empire is proclaimed.

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1871

Germany annexes Alsace and Lorraine

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1875

The French adopt consitutional laws for the Third republic.

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1884

British farm workers win the right to vote.

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1886

The British Parliament rejects Irish home rule.

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1889

General Georges B. challenges the third republic.

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1894

A French army court-martial convicts Captain Alfred Dreyfus of Treason.

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1900

The British Labor Party is established

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1903 - 1914

Giovanni Giolitti domesticates Italian politics

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1905

A liberal government takes office in Great Britian.

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1911

The British Parliament Act of 1911 is adopted.

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1912

Italy adopts universal male sufferage.

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1914

World War I breaks out in Europe.