Micah Harris: World History 2 timeline

By Micah H
  • Thomas Hobbes date of birth

    Thomas Hobbes date of birth
    Thomas Hobbes was an enlightenment thinker. He believed people needed government to impose order. He believed a powerful government was best for society.
  • Gunpowder failed attempt

    Gunpowder failed attempt
    The date of when the gunpowder plot was failed and the arrest of the traitors. The traitors were imprisoned and killed. The gunpowder barrels were found
  • Guy Fawkes execution

    Guy Fawkes execution
    Guy Fawkes was tortured and killed. This happened after he was caught placing the gunpowder. He was on January 1, 1606
  • John Locke dates of birth

    John Locke dates of birth
    John Locke was one of the most influential enlightenment thinkers. He believed all people were born naturally good. He thought if a government fails to protect natural right, the people have a right to overthrow it..
  • English civil war start

    English civil war start
    This was the date the English civil war started. Parliament and the King started a civil war between each other. They were know as the Roundheads ( Parliament) and the Cavaliers (King).
  • English civil war end

    English civil war end
    The end of the English civil war. The Roundheads (Parliament) won the war and James I was beheaded. Oliver Cromwell became ruler.
  • Montesquieu date of birth

    Montesquieu date of birth
    Mentesquieu was an enlightenment thinker. He introduced separation of powers and checks and balances. He thought the best way to protect liberty was to separate the government into three branches.
  • James Hargreaves date of birth Industrial Rev.

    James Hargreaves date of birth Industrial Rev.
    James Hargreaves was the inventor of the spinning Jenny. He was born on December 13, 1720. the spinning Jenny helped to spin cotton into thread.
  • John Newton date of birth

    John Newton date of birth
    John Newton was born on August 4, 1725. John Newton was the writer of Amazing grace. He also helped with the abolition of the slave trade.
  • Eli Whitney date of birth Industrial Rev.

    Eli Whitney date of birth Industrial Rev.
    Eli Whitney was the inventor of the cotton Gin and Interchangeable parts. He was born on December 8 1765. He helped develop the concept of mass production.
  • Start of the Revolution

    Start of the Revolution
    The date of the start of the French Revolution was on May 5, 1789. The start of the Revolution was in Paris where riots started. The storming of the Bastille was the official start of the revolution.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    The storming of the Bastille was the official start of the French Revolution. It happened on July 14, 1789. The Bastille prison was stormed for gunpowder for the revolutionaries.
  • Execution of Louis XVI

    Execution of Louis XVI
    The King, Louis XVI was executed on January 21, 1793. The French Revolution had been won by the revolutionaries. The reign of terror soon started where Robespierre was leader of France.
  • Start of the Reign of Terror

    Start of the Reign of Terror
    The Reign of Terror started on September 5, 1793. The Reign of Terror was the period where everyone who was suspected of not supporting the Revolution were beheaded. The Jacobins ruled France at this point.
  • Execution of Maximilien Robespierre

    Execution of Maximilien Robespierre
    Maximilien Robespierre Was executed on July 28, 1794. He was the leader of the Jacobins during the French Revolution. His execution marked the end of the Reign of Terror.
  • John Deere date of birth Industrial Rev.

    John Deere date of birth Industrial Rev.
    John Deere was the inventor of the steam plow during the Industrial revolution. John Deere was born on February 7, 1804. The steam plow improved Irrigation during the Industrial Rev.
  • Napoleon crowned emperor

    Napoleon crowned emperor
    Napoleon was crowned emperor of France on December 2, 1804. That was the date of the coronation ceremony. He declared himself emperor on May 18, 1804.
  • The Abolition of The Slave Trade Act

    The Abolition of The Slave Trade Act
    The Abolition of the Slave Trade banned the trade and transport of slaves. The royal assent was given on March 3, 1807. This act was the next step in the abolition of slavery.
  • Battle of Waterloo

    Battle of Waterloo
    The Battle of Waterloo was fought on June 18, 1815. It was fought near Waterloo, Belgium. This battle was Napoleon’s final battle and final defeat.
  • Queen Victorian date of birth

    Queen Victorian date of birth
    Queen Victoria was born on May 24, 1819. She was born in Kensington Palace in London. She went on to reign 63 years before her death.
  • Napoleon’s death

    Napoleon’s death
    Napoleon died on May 5, 1821. He died on the Island of St. Helena where he was exiled to. He was moved to Paris France where his tomb is.
  • Pasteurization date of discovery

    Pasteurization date of discovery
    Louis Pasteur was a French chemist. He discovered the germ theory, pasteurization, cholera and more. He made the pasteurization test on December 27, 1822.
  • Tomb Thumb vs Iron Horse race Industrial Rev

    Tomb Thumb vs Iron Horse race Industrial Rev
    On August 28, 1830, the Tomb Thumb locomotive raced a horse. The Tomb Thumb was the first locomotive. The atom Thumb lost because of technical difficulties.
  • The reform bill of 1832 Industrial Rev.

    The reform bill of 1832 Industrial Rev.
    The reform bill of 1832 expanded who could vote in England and in other parts or Europe. The royal assent was on June 7, 1832. This grew the amount of people who could vote by many men.
  • Imperialism: First Opium war

    Imperialism: First Opium war
    The first Opium war was between the British and China. This war was fought over the trade of Opium from Britain to China. This war was from 1839 to 1842.
  • Imperialism: Treaty of Nanjing

    Imperialism: Treaty of Nanjing
    This treaty ended the first Opium war. This treaty was signed on August 29, 1842 between China and the British. It was the first of the unequal treaties
  • Imperialism: Treaty of Kanagawa

    Imperialism: Treaty of Kanagawa
    This treaty was between the U.S. and Japan. It was signed on March 31, 1854. This was Japan’s first peace treaty with a western nation.
  • First Telephone call

    First Telephone call
    Alexander Graham Bell and his assistant made the first phone call. They did on March 10, 1876. This would lead to the beginning of the telephone service.
  • Imperialism: 1st Sino-Japanese war

    Imperialism: 1st Sino-Japanese war
    War between China and Japan from 1894-1895. War was over conflict of territory of Korea. Japan won the war and the Treaty of Shimonoseki ended the war.
  • Alfred Dreyfus Convicted

    Alfred Dreyfus Convicted
    Alfred Dreyfus was arrested for writing a letter with information that was important. He was falsely accused and sentenced to life. On December 22 he was convicted
  • J’accuse

    J’accuse
    J’accuse was written by Emile Zola which accused the culprits for wrongly accusing Alfred Dreyfus. It was Published on January 13, 1898. Alfred Dreyfus was later proven innocent.
  • Imperialism: Boxer Rebellion start

    Imperialism: Boxer Rebellion start
    The Boxer Rebellion was an uprising against foreigners in China. Christians and missionaries were some of the many people targeted and killed. The boxers were a group who called themselves the “Righteous and Harmonious Fists”.
  • Queen Victoria date of death

    Queen Victoria date of death
    Queen Victoria died on January 22, 1901. She would be known as one of the most powerful women in history. She died in Osborn, Eats Cowes, UK.
  • Wright brothers flight

    Wright brothers flight
    The Wright brothers flew the first plane on December 17, 1903. They flew it in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. They had the first flight in history.
  • Imperialism: Russo-Japanese war

    Imperialism: Russo-Japanese war
    This war was between Russia and and Japan from 1904 to 1905. Japan won the war at the battle of Tsushima. The treaty of Portsmouth ends war.
  • WW1: Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    WW1: Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
    Franz Ferdinand was assassinate on June 28, 1914. His assassination sparked the start of WW1. He was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip.
  • WW1: Start date

    WW1: Start date
    WW1 started on July 28, 1914. This was one year after Franz Ferdinand was assassinated. The war lasted fully in Europe.
  • WW1: Sinking of Lusitania

    WW1: Sinking of Lusitania
    The Lusitania was a passenger U-boat. The Germans sank it and the U. S. Was outraged over American dead. Happened May 7, 1915
  • WW1: Edith Cavell Execution

    WW1: Edith Cavell Execution
    Edith Cavell was a British nurse who helped soldiers on both sides of the war. She was arrested, accused of treason and sentenced to death and executed on October 12, 1915. She was commemorated by the Church of England every October 12.
  • WW1: Battle of the Somme

    WW1: Battle of the Somme
    The battle of the Somme was the deadliest and largest battle in WW1. The battle lasted from July 1 to November 18 of 1916. The battle ended with over 1 million casualties.
  • WW1: U.S. declares war on Germany

    WW1: U.S. declares war on Germany
    The U.S. declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917. The U.S. joined the allied powers. Germany sank many American merchant ships around which prompted the American entry into the war.
  • WW1: The Armistice

    WW1: The Armistice
    The armistice was the ceasefire agreement that ended WW1. This happened on November 11, 1918. This happened between Germany and the Allies