AP European History Hub Dates

Middle Ages-Cold War

Last English Territory in France Falls

1450

Columbus Discovers America

1492

Funded by the Spain rulers, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand

Martin Luther Writes his 95 thesis

1517

Nailed them to the door of the Church on October 31st

Peace of Augsburg was written and signed

1555

Signed by Charles V, and allowed German princes to choose the religion of their people.

Spanish King Sends the Spanish Armada to England

1588

King Philip II sent the Spanish Armada to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I, and was defeated by the English.

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Was fought as a religious war between the Protestants and the Catholics in Europe.

The Glorious Revolution

1688

The overthrow of King James II of England, who also ran Scotland and Ireland. Was overthrown by his people and the Dutch because of his religion, and his ignorance of the people of England.

War of Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Caused by the death of Charles VI and the invasion of Austria by Prussia.

The Spirit of Laws is published

1748

published by Montesquieu and is on political theory

1st Edition of the Encyclopedia is published

1751

Was edited and published by Diderot.

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

Was the first world war that involved all the world powers at the time. Were fighting over colonial and trade interests.

Candide is published

1759

Published by Voltaire

Social Contract and On Crimes and Punishment are published

1762

Rousseau published the Social Contract and Beccaria publishes On Crimes and Punishment

The Wealth of Nations

1776

Published by Adam Smith

The French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Storming of the Bastille

1789

July 14th, 1789

Congress of Vienna

1815

Established a new balance of power

Revolution

1848

Located throughout Europe

Austro Sardinian War

1859

Comprise of 1867

1867

Established the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary

Scramble for Africa

1869

Almost all of Africa was colonized by European nations

Franco-Prussian War

1870

Started by Bismarck to unify Germany

Unified Italy

1871

Revolution in Russia

1905

World War I

1914 - 1918

Gallipoli

1915

Unsucessfull invasion

March and November Revolutions

1917

Took place in Russia against the Csar

The Great Depression

1929 - 1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

VE Day- May 8th
VJ Day- August 14th

Vietnam War

1968

The Berlin Wall

1975 - 1989