Timeline on Economic History

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1601 East India Trading Company Created

1601

1641 Pendulum added to clock

1641

1642-1651 English Civil War

1642 - 1651

1649-1660 Cromwell's Power

1649 - 1660

1660 Restoration of Charles

1660

1660 Royal Society of London

1660

1698 Savery Steam Patent

1698

1715 Harrison Clock

1715

1718 First Bank Notes in England

1718

1720 Bubble Act (Engl. Prohibit Joint Stock Firms)

1720

1742 David Hume's Essays; Moral, Politcal, and Literary

1742

1760 Beginning of Enclosure Acts

1760

1770 Botany Bay Australia

1770

1775-1783 American Revolution

1775 - 1783

1776 Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations

1776

1789 US Constitution

1789

1789-1799 French Revolution

1789 - 1799

1790 First US Patent Law

1790

1793 Whitney's Cotton GIn

1793

1794 First Telegraph (France)

1794

1795 Bread Riots in Paris

1795

1800 Trevithick's High Pressure Steam Engine

1800

1801 General Enclosure Act (England)

1801

1803-1815 Napoleonic Wars

1803 - 1815

1803 Louisiana Purchase

1803

1816 David Ricardo's Principles of Political Economy and Taxation

1816

1824 Combinations Law Repealed (Eng. Unions)

1824

1828 First Steam Rail in Us for Freight

1828

1834 "Workhouse" in UK for Poor Law

1834

1846-1847 Mexican War

1846 - 1847

1848 John Stuart Mill's Principles of Political Economics

1848

1867 Karl Marx's Das Capital

1867

1890 Alred Marshall's Principles of Economics

1890

1914-1918 WWI

1914 - 1918

1922 German hyperinflation

1922

Crash of 1929

1929

1930-1937 Great Depression

1930 - 1937

1936 John Maynard Keynes' General Theory

1936

1939-1945 WWII

1939 - 1945

1962 Milton Friedman's Capitalism and Freedom

1962

1970 William Sharpe's Capital Asset Pricing Model

1970

2001 World Trade Center Bombing

2001

2007 Subprime Mortgage Crisis

2007

2008-2009 Great Recession

2008 - 2009

2010-2012 Eurozone Crisis

2010 - 2012