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AP European History 1350-1900 NOT COMPLETE

  • Dec 31, 1350

    Patrarch develops ideas of humanism

  • Period: Dec 31, 1350 to Dec 31, 1500


    Renaissance was known as the golden age of "rebirth", used to describe the art of "rare men of genius" such as the contemporary Michelangelo. Used the glory of the classical past which was reborn after the Dark Ages.
  • Period: Dec 31, 1434 to

    Medici family in power in Florence

  • Dec 31, 1440

    Invention of movable metal type

  • Jan 1, 1443

    Portuguese establish first African trading post in Arguin

  • Period: Dec 31, 1447 to Dec 31, 1514

    Sforza family in power in Milan

  • Period: Dec 31, 1455 to Dec 31, 1471

    War of Roses in England

  • Dec 31, 1469

    Marriage of Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon

  • Dec 31, 1477

    Louis XI conquers Burgundy

  • Dec 31, 1478

    Establishment of Inquisition in Spain

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus lands in the Americas

  • Dec 31, 1492

    Spain conquers Granada, ending reconquista; practicing Jews expelled from Spain

  • Dec 31, 1494

    Invasion of Italy by Charles VIII of France

  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Consolidation of serfdom in Eastern Europe

    Western Europe is lead of independent farmers that served as agents to the nobles.
  • Period: Dec 31, 1508 to Dec 31, 1512

    Michelangelo paints ceiling of Sistine Chapel

  • Jan 1, 1511

    Portuguese capture Malacca from Muslims

  • Dec 31, 1513

    Publication of Machiavelli's The Prince

  • Dec 31, 1517

    Martin Luther's 95 Theses

  • Jan 1, 1518

    Spanish king authorizes slave trade to New World colonies

  • Period: Jan 1, 1519 to Jan 1, 1522

    Magellan's expedition circumnavigates the world

  • Jan 1, 1521

    Cortes conquers the Mexica Empire

  • Dec 31, 1521

    Diet of Worms

  • Period: Dec 31, 1521 to Dec 31, 1559

    Habsburn-Valois Wars

  • Dec 31, 1525

    Peasants' War in Germany

  • Dec 31, 1526

    Turkish Victory over Mohacs

    allowed for spread of Protestantism in Hungary
  • Dec 31, 1530

    Henry VIII ends authority of the pope in England

    establishment of Anglican Church of England.
  • Jan 1, 1533

    Pizarro conquers the Inca Empire

  • Period: Jan 1, 1533 to

    Reign of Ivan the Terrible in Russia

  • Dec 31, 1535

    Angela Merici established the Ursulines as first women's teaching order

  • Dec 31, 1536

    John Calvin's The Institutes of the Christian Religion

  • Period: Jan 1, 1540 to

    Scientific Revolution

  • Dec 31, 1540

    Papal approval of the Jesuits

    Society of Jesus
  • Jan 1, 1542

    Pope Paul III established Supremem Sacred Congregation of the Roman and Universal Inquisition

  • Period: Dec 31, 1545 to Dec 31, 1563

    Council of Trent

  • Period: Jan 1, 1553 to Jan 1, 1558

    Reign of Mary Tudor

    Temporary reestablishment of Catholicism in England
  • Jan 1, 1555

    Peace of Augsburg, official recognition of Lutheranism

  • Period: Jan 1, 1558 to

    Reign of Elizabeth in England

  • Period: Jan 1, 1560 to

    Heigh of the European witch-hunt

  • Dec 31, 1563

    Establishment of first formal academy for artistic training in Florence

  • Period: Jan 1, 1568 to Jan 1, 1578

    Civil war in the Netherlands

  • Jan 1, 1572

    St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

  • Period: Jan 17, 1576 to

    Seven Years' War

  • England defeats Spanish Armada

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    Reign of Henry IV in France

  • Edict of Nantes

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    Time of Troubles in Russia

  • Dutch East India Company established

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    Growth of Absolutism in Autria and Prussia

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    English civil war

    ended with execution of Charles I.
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    Military rule in England under Oliver Cromwell

    the Protectorate. The Rump Parliament....
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    Agricultural Revolution

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    British Navigation Acts

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    Anglo-Dutch wars

  • Restoration of English monarchy under Charles II

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    Jean-Baptiste Colbert applies mercantilism to France

  • Charles II agrees to re-Catholicize England in secret agreement with Louis XIV

    is discovered and killed for treason
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    Cossack revollt led by Stenka Razin

  • Period: to

    Construction of baroque palaces

  • Louia XIV moves court ot Versailles

    Began to monopolize the court's time and control the oblivious nobles by keeping them in Versailles and using smal favors, establishing new nobles known as the Robe Nobles, a title created by money than actual reputation, and by keeping them from meeting by not calling Parliament.
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    Reign of Peter the Great in Russia

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    Habsburgs push the Ottoman Turks from Hungary

  • Edict of Nantes Revoked

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    Glorious Revolution in England

    in which King James II is kicked from the throne out of suspicion that he will re-Catholicize England. Replaced by Mary, Queen of Scots and William, Duke of Orange.
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    The Enlightenment

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    Growth of book publishing

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    Height of Atlantic slave trade; expansion of rural industry in Europe

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    War of the Spanish Succession

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    British mercantilist wars of empire

  • Elementary school attendance mandatory in Prussia

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    Rococo style in art and decoration

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    Last outbreak of bubonic plague in Europe

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    Growth of European population

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    War of Austrian Succession

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    Reign of Frederick the Great of Prussia

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    French salons led by elite women

    the Philosophes
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    Reign of empress Maria Theresa

  • Period: to

    John Wesley preaches revival in England

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    Illegitimacy explosion

  • Period: to

    Seven Years' War

  • Madame du Coudray, Manual on the Art of Childbirth

  • Period: to

    Heaight of parlimentary enclosure in England

  • Jean-Jaques Rouseeau advocates more attentive child care in Emile

  • Period: to

    Reign of Catherine the Great of Russia

  • Louis XV order Jesuits out of France

  • Treaty of Paris

    France cedes its possessions in India and North America. Britain becomes the main power in North America.
  • Philosophes publish Encyclopedia: The Rational Dictionary of the Sciences, the Arts and the Crafts

  • James Cook claims east coast of Australia for England

  • Boston Tea Party

  • Smith, Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

  • Elementary school attendance mandatory in Austria

  • Period: to

    American Revolution

  • Thomas Paine, Common Sense

  • Period: to

    Reign of Joseph II of Austria

  • Period: to

    Heaight of French monarchy's financial crisis

  • Feudalism abolished in France

    ratification of US Constitution; storming of the Bastille
  • Period: to

    French Revolution

  • Period: to

    National Assembly

  • Estates General meets at Versailles

  • Third estate declares itself the National Assembly

  • Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France

  • Establishmentof the Pale of Settlement

  • Slave insurrection in Saint-Domingue

  • Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

  • Execution of Louis XVI

  • Period: to

    Reign of Terror

    Under Robespierre
  • Robespierre deposed and executed

    France abolishes slavery in all territories.
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    Thermidorian Reaction

  • Jenner performs first smallpox vaccination

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    Napoleonic era

  • Haitian republic declares independence

  • British takeover of India complete

  • British slave trade abolished

  • Napoleon invades Russia

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    Napoleon defeated and exiled