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History

  • Call of the Estates Generals

    Call of the Estates Generals
    King Louis XIV called together the Estates Generals for the first time. And in it featured the nobleman, the clergy, and the rest of France.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    The Third Estates were removed from the Estates General. With them upset they then swear that they'll not leave until the constitution of the kingdom is established.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    Revolutionaries that were angry stormed the Bastille, trying to make a statement against the monarchy. The mob also attained weapons and gunpowder was originally stored in a prison. The prison only had 8 prisoners at that time.
  • March on Versailles

    March on Versailles
    The Persian women lead a march on Versailles protesting the high price of bread and scarcity.
  • The Cotton Gin

    The Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney created the cotton gin. The purpose of the cotton gin was for the seeds to be separated from the cotton faster and more efficiently. than a person could.
  • Royal Family Attempts to Flee

    Royal Family Attempts to Flee
    King Louis XIV and his family tried to flee from France. But they were caught at Verannes. They were then sent back to Paris, and the king was forced to go on trial.
  • Execution of the King

    Execution of the King
    After the King was put on trial he was sentenced to death. He was executed by the guillotine on January 21,1793.
  • Act of Union with Ireland

    Act of Union with Ireland
    The Acts of Union 1800 were parallel acts of the Parliament of Britain and the Parliament of Ireland. Which united the Kingdom of Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • Napoleon named Emperor of the French Empire.

    Napoleon named Emperor of the French Empire.
    Napoleon is named Emperor of the French Empire. He was crowned at a very fancy ceremony at the Notre Dame in Paris. He crowned himself because he didn't think anyone was at his level or higher to crown him emperor. Later that year he was named "King of the year" in Italy.
  • The Steamboat

    The Steamboat
    Robert Fulton created and designed the steamboat. He was an inventor, engineer, and artist. He also created and designed a system of inland waterways, submarine, and steam warship.
  • Slave Trade Bill

    Slave Trade Bill
    In 1807, the abolition of the slave trade bill was finally passed.
  • Napoleon is exiled in Elba.

    Napoleon is exiled in Elba.
    Europe unites against Napoleon and he is forced to give up the throne and go to Elba, an island that is close to Italy. His wife and son was also forced to leave Paris and they go to Austria to live.
  • Napoleon returns to France to fight again.

    Napoleon returns to France to fight again.
    Napoleon escaped Elba , and goes back to France and try to take control of the army and government again. The British and Prussians defeat France in June at the Battle of Waterloo.
  • The Iron Horse

    The Iron Horse
    The Iron Horse was the first train that was ever built. In 1830, they had a race that was against a real horse and the train to see which one was faster. The train had some mechanical issues and was shut down but before that happened it was winning, so they were able to prove that the train was faster.
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    The Erie Canal was the first boat that was made. It begun in 1817 and completed in 1825.
  • Slavery Abolished

    Slavery Abolished
    The British empire finally abolishesd slavery, and more than 800,000 slaves in the British Caribbean were set to freedom.
  • First Electric Telegraph

    First Electric Telegraph
    The first electric telegraph was sent between an English inventor William Fothergill Cooke and a scientist Charles Wheatstone, who opened a company named The Electric Telegraph Company.
  • The Sewing Machine

    The Sewing Machine
    Elias Howe invented the first American sewing machine in 1846. It was used for fixing clothes at factories, and on production lines. The sewing machine was created in September 10,1846.
  • World War 1 Begins

    World War 1 Begins
    On August 4, 1914 WW1 started. It all started because Germany decided to invade Belgium.
  • Germans Fire

    Germans Fire
    The Germans fire shells filled with chlorine gas at Allied lines. This is the first time that large amounts of gas are used in a battle, and the result is the near-collapse of the French lines. However, the Germans are unable to take advantage of the breach.
  • Germany Limits Submarines

    Germany Limits Submarines
    Reacting to international outrage at the sinking of the Lusitania and other neutral passenger lines, Kaiser Wilhelm suspends unrestricted submarine warfare.
  • Losing Faith in Czar

    Losing Faith in Czar
    Czar Nicholas left for the battle in St. Petersburg in 1915, but he failed to win the Russian Army in World War 1, By the end of 1917, pretty much all of the Russian lost faith in Czar and his ability to lead the army.
  • Russian Civil War

    Russian Civil War
    The Russian Civil War broke out after the Bolshevik Revolution. It included the Red and White Armies.
  • February Revolution

    February Revolution
    They called it this because Russia used the Julian calendar until February 1918. It began on March 8,1917, but according to the Julian calendar it was February 23,
  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
    On March 3, 1918 the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was signed, which caused the withdraw of Russia from WW1.
  • Chateau- Thierry

    Chateau- Thierry
    The Americans attack the Germans at Chateau-Thierry. This battle would morph into the larger Battle of Belleau Wood.
  • Battle of Belleau Wood

    Battle of Belleau Wood
    The Battle of Belleau Wood begins as the U.S. Marine Corps, attacks the Germans across an open field of wheat, suffering huge casualties.
  • Romanov Execution

    Romanov Execution
    The Romanov family was executed on July 16,1918. They were sent to live in Siberia.
  • Battle of St. Mihiel

    Battle of St. Mihiel
    The Battle of St. Mihiel begins when 300,000 American troops under the direct command of General Pershing fling themselves into the German lines.
  • Execution of Robespierre

    Execution of Robespierre
    Maximilien Robespierre, who was the leader of the Jacobin's was executed and the power of the Jacobin fell with him. The Girondins gained more power as a result.