art history

  • Neo-Classical period

    in the late 17th and 18th centuries, characterized by a regard for the classical ideals of reason, form, and restraint.
  • Enlightenemnt

    Age of Enlightenemnt - Time of great scientific innovation, enlightenment thinkers ermerge, lessing on superstiution, Lessoning of church and absolute monarchs powers.
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  • artist

    He was a pioneering Hellenist
  • artist

    Jacques-Louis David was a great artist and the chief propaganda minister of the French Revolution
  • Seven Year's War

    French and Indian War end.
    War was costly for the British
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act passed. imposed imported taxes
  • Stamp Act

    imposed taxes on items such as newspaper and pamphlets.
  • Boston Massacre

    In March 1770,British soldiers in Boston opened fire on a crowd of colonists that were throwing snow balls & stones at them
    5 protesters died
  • Boston Tea Party

    A handful of colonists dressed up as Indians threw a cargo of recently arrived British tea into the harbor to protest tax on tea
  • industrial revolution

    transition to new manufacturing processes that occurred in the period from about 1760 to some time between 1820 and 1840
  • imperialism

    the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.
  • WWI

    In late June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, Bosnia. An escalation of threats and mobilization orders followed the incident, leading by mid-August to the outbreak of World War I. Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire (the so-called Central Powers) against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy and Japan (the Allied Powers). The Allies were joined after 1917 by the United States
  • eyptian revolion

    It was mainly a campaign of non-violent civil resistance, which featured a series of demonstrations, marches, acts of civil disobedience and labor strikes
  • syrian revolion

    In April 2011, the Syrian Army deployed soldiers ordered to open fire on civilians. After months of military sieges
  • lybian revoltion

    In August, rebel forces began a coastal offensive,e and ultimately capturing the capital city of Tripoli