1600's Years of this Centry

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In History
  • Queen Elizabeth Dies

    Queen Elizabeth Dies
    Queen Elizabeth died of blood poisoning. A relative of the Tudors from Scotland became king. Conflict in parliament erupted when James I had a view of absolute monarchy.
  • Thirty years War

    Thirty years War
    Thirty Years War started in 1618 and ended in 1648. It was between the Catholics and the Protestants in Europe. It involved all of Europe except England.
  • The Bohemian Revolt

    The Bohemian Revolt
    The Bohemian Revolt was one of four phases in the Thirty Years War. An assembly of Protestants seized two Catholic councilors and threw them out of the palace window. This event, known as the (Second) Defenestration of Prague, started the Bohemian Revolt
  • Charles I of England

    Charles I of England
    Charles, I became King of England on March 27th, 1625. He had this title for 24 years. His last years were when he fought in the English Civil War.
  • Treaty of Stettin

    Treaty of Stettin
    During the Thirty Years War, the Treaty of Stettin was signed by Sweden and Pomerania. This created a close alliance between them. Also, gave Sweden full military control over Pomerania.
  • English Civil War

    English Civil War
    The English Civil War started in 1642 and ended in 1651. This war led to the execution of Charles I. It also established the republican of the commonwealth.
  • Thomas Hobbs Writes His Book Leviathon

    Thomas Hobbs Writes His Book Leviathon
    In this book, he expresses his views on the government. He believed that people needed governments to impose order. Also, people in a society should give up some of their freedom to a leader for peace, safety, and order.
  • Charles II

    Charles II
    Charles II of England, Scotland, and Ireland reigned from 1660 to 1665. A political crisis that came after the death of Cromwell in 1658 resulted in the restoration of the monarchy, and Charles was invited to return to Britain. On the 29th of May, he returned to Britain.
  • Cavalier Parliament

    Cavalier Parliament
    The Cavalier Parliament of England lasted from 8 May 1661 until 24 January 1679. It was the longest English Parliament, lasting for almost 18 years of the quarter-century reign of Charles II of England. It is also known as the Pensioner Parliament.
  • Peter the Great becomes czar

    Peter the Great becomes czar
    Peter the Great became the Czar of Russia when he was only a child. One of the first things he did when he was in the rule was to storm Azov. This disaster led him to build an army, then the Turks who held Azov surrendered.
  • John Lock Publishes Treatises on Civil Government

    John Lock Publishes Treatises on Civil Government
    In this book, John Locke states that the purpose of government was to protect peoples rights. It also conveyed the importance of fairness in the law. He believed that the government failed to protect people's rights.