Ch.18/19 Timeline

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  • Sep 25, 1555

    Peace of Augsburg divides Christianity

    The Peace of Augsburg was a treaty between Charles the 5th and the forces of Lutheran princes. It officially ended the religious struggle between the two groups. It also allowed Holy Roman Empire
    princes to choose a religion for their area.
  • 1556

    Akbar takes over Mongol Empire

    Akbar, who was the grandson of Babur, took over in 1556. He was the 1st Muslim Emperor to win the trust and loyalty of his people by creating a powerful and protective army. He also instituted effective political and social reforms
  • 1562

    French Wars of Religion begins

    The main cause for the French Wars of Religion was the rivalry between Catholics and Protestants. There was a total of 8 Wars in total, mostly fought by Catholics and Huguenots in the Kingdom of France. It ended with the Edict of Nantes.
  • Oct 7, 1571

    Christian alliance destroys ottoman fleet

  • England Defeats the Spanish Armanda

    The Spanish Armanda was a Spanish fleet of 130 ships sailing into England to invade it. The faster and more nimble English defeats the Spanish Armanda. Which lead to Spain being bankrupt.
  • Rule of Shah Abbas begins

    Shah Abbas was the 5th king of Iran and is considered the strongest ruler of the Safavid dynasty. When he started ruling it peaked the Safavid Dynasty. He also strengthened the economy by establishing global trade routes.
  • Edict of Nantes issued

    When Henry IV issued the Edict of Nantes it ended the French wars of religion. It also granted the Calvinist Protestants substantial rights in France. Henry aimed primarily to promote civil unity
  • Start of the 30 year war

    The 30 years war is considered the most destructive conflicts in human history. It brought violence, famine and plague. It ended with The Treaty of Westphalia which let other countries have freedom from Spain.
  • Shan Jahan assumes control of India

  • Absolute Rule begins in France

    Louis XIV was a good example of Absolutism in the 17th Century. He had all the power. He had the ability to make laws,levy taxes,administer justice, control officials, and determine foreign policy
  • Ottomans unsuccessfully besiege

  • John Locke publishes "Two Treaties of Government"

  • Louis XIV dies

  • Delhi destroyed by the Persians

  • British defeat the Mongols