• Period: 1469 to 1504

    King Ferdinand and Isabella

    Ruled over Spain
  • Period: Apr 22, 1509 to Jan 28, 1547

    King Henry VIII

    King of England
  • Period: Jan 16, 1547 to

    Ivan the Terrible

    Tsar of Russia.
  • Period: Jan 16, 1556 to

    Philip II

    Ruled over Spain for his whole reign, although also ruled over from 1580 until his death.
  • Period: Nov 17, 1558 to

    Elizabeth I

    Queen of England and Ireland
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    Thirty Years War

    The thirty years started as a conflict among the protestant and catholic groups. Ultimately ended up less as a war and more about which group would end up governing europe. It is called the thirty year war, because it lasted thirty years
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    English Civil War

    A civil war in England
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    Peter the Great

    Ruled over Moscow, Russia
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    The Glorious Revolution

    A revolution that stemmed from political and religious conflict. Took place in England under the ruling King James II ruling.
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    War of the Spanish Succession

    This was a great power conflict of the spanish succession.
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    Seven Years war

    War that lasted seven years between the French and the Indians.
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    Louis XIV

    Ruled over France
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    King Louis XVI

    Ruled over France
  • Meeting with the Estates-General

    Summoned by King Louis XVI. The estate general ended at the same time as the third estate that formed the National Assembly. That against the king's wishes invited the other estates to join.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    The third french estate took an oath on a newly built tennis court. The vote was "not to separate and to reassemble wherever necessary until the Constitution of the kingdom is established".
  • Storming of the bastille

    In the early months of the french revolution this was a decisive moment.The bastille was a fortress and political prison. It was stormed by lower class people.
  • Declaration of the rights of Man

    The declaration of the rights of man is a human rights document set by the French constitution. It states that "men are born free and remain equal in rights". Among other things.
  • Women's march on versailles

    A larger group of women with a few men sprinkled in marched to protest the price of bread. They started in paris and marched to versailles. They demanded a lower price of bread because they needed to buy bread to feed their families.
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    Reign of Terror

    The Reign of Terror, was a period during the french revolution when a series of massacres and numerous public executions took place. They took place in response to anticlerical sentiment, accusations of treason among other things.
  • Maximillian Robespierre's execution

    This occurred towards the end of the reign of terror. He and a number of his followers were arrested and taken before a cheering crowd to be executed.
  • Napoleon Crowns himself emperor

    Napoleon crowned himself emperor in order to show that he would not be controlled or submit to any power other than himself. This was important in order to show his allies that he was the highest authority in France.
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    Peninsular War

    This war was fought between the British and the invading forces of Napoleon France. It was fought in the Iberian Peninsula, aided by their Portuguese and Spanish allies they were able to hold off the french and eventually win.
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    French invasion of Russia

    Napoleon and his troops invade Russia. The campaign failed, however,because Napoleon and his men ran out of food, and could not survive the harsh weather conditions.
  • Napoleon is exiled to Elba

  • Napoleon dies

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    Nicholas II (Romanov)

    The last Tsar of Russia