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In History
  • 1215

    The Magma Carta

    The Magma Carta
    was signed establishing the foundations of English rights
  • 1543

    Nicolaus Copernicus

    Nicolaus Copernicus
    developed the heliocentric theory
  • 1543


    used the telescope to support the proof of the heliocentric theory
  • Johannes Kepler

    Johannes Kepler
    discovered planetary motion
  • William Harvey

    William Harvey
    showed that the heart acted as a pump to circulate blood throughout the body
  • The English Civil War

    The English Civil War
    began between the Roundheads (supporters of Parliament) and the Cavaliers (supports of the king)
  • Louis XIV

    Louis XIV
    became the king of France
  • Oliver Cromwell

    Oliver Cromwell
    began his rule of England as the Lord Protector
  • Charles I of England

    Charles I of England
    was beheaded
  • The Restoration of Charles II

    The Restoration of Charles II
    the monarchy was put back in control in England
  • James II

    James II
    became the King of England
  • The age of Reason

    The age of Reason
    (the Enlightenment) began
  • Isaac Newon

    Isaac Newon
    published his law of gravity
  • William and Mary

    William and Mary
    became the leaders of England (this is referred to as the Glorious Revolution)
  • The English Bill of Rights

    The English Bill of Rights
    was passed laying out specific rights on Parliament and putting limits in royal power
  • The Westernization of Russia

    The Westernization of Russia
    was started by Peter the Great
  • St. Petersburg

    St. Petersburg
    became the capital of Russia under Peter the Great
  • The Palace of Versailles

    The Palace of Versailles
    was built under the region of Louis XIV
  • Peter I

    Peter I
    became the Czar of Russia
  • Edward Jenner

    Edward Jenner
    introduced a vaccine to prevent small pox