AP EURO TIMELINE (Walkuski)

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Renaissance

1300 - 1600

First in Italy, then into Northern Europe

Commercial Revolution

1500 - 1700

Reformation

1517

Catholic Counter Reformation

1545 - 1563

Council of Trent

"Golden age of Spain"

1550 - 1650

"Golden Age of the Neatherlands"

1600 - 1650

Dutch wars with England lead to decline

Baroque

1600 - 1700

Age of Absolutism

1650 - 1750

Louis XIV (1643-1715)
Peter the Great (1682-1725)
Frederick William "Great Elector" (1640-1688)
Frederick William I (1713-1740)

Industrial Revolution

1750 - 1850

in England

Romanticism

1780 - 1850

Concert of Europe

1815 - 1848

"Age of Metternich"

Age of Realpolitik

1848 - 1871

2nd Industrial Revolution

1850 - 1900

steel, oil, electricity, chemicals

Second French Empire

1852 - 1871

Unification of Italy and Germany

1871

Third French Republic

1871 - 1940

Age of Mass Politics

1871 - 1914

World War I

1914 - 1918

Russian Revolution

1917

Lenin: 1917-1924
Stalin: 1927-1953

Interwar Period "Age of Anxiety"

1919 - 1939

Rise of Fascism and Great Depression

World War II

1939 - 1945

European Union/Treaty of Maastricht

1991

Religious Wars

Scientific Revolution

1500 - 1699

From Copernicus to Newton

French Civil Wars

1562 - 1594

Spanish Armada

1588

30 Years' War

1618 - 1648

Treaty of Westphalia: 1648

Later Middle Ages

1300-1450

Hundred Years' War

1337 - 1453

Fall of the Byzantine Empire

1453

Constitutionalism in England

1600s

English Civil War

1642 - 1649

Glorious Revolution

1688

Act of Union

1707

Great Britain was created

Enlightenment

1700s

Enlightened Despotism

1750 - 1800

Frederick the Great (1740-1786); Catherine the Great (1762-1796); Joseph II (1780-1790)

Second 100 Years' War

Balance of power between Britain and France: 1689-1815

War of the League of Augsburg

1689 - 1697

War of Spanish Succession

1702 - 1713

Treaty of Utrecht

War of Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

Treaty of Paris

Treaty of Paris

1763

Ended Seven Years' War

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

French Revolution & Napoleonic Wars

1792 - 1815

Congress of Vienna

French Revolution

1789-1799

National Assembly "Age of Montesquieu"

1789 - 1791

Legislative Assembly "Age of Montesquieu"

1791 - 1792

National Convention "Age of Rousseau"

1792 - 1795

Directory "Age of Rousseau"

1795 - 1799

Napoleonic Era

1799-1815

Consul

1799 - 1804

"Age of Voltaire"

1799 - 1815

Empire

1804 - 1815

Congress of Vienna

1815