important events of world history

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  • death of john locke

    John Locke was an Oxford scholar, medical researcher and physician, political operative, economist and idealogue for a revolutionary movement.
  • Seven years war

    The Seven Years War was the first global conflict. It had two main fronts. The first, in Europe, was the hostility between Prussia and Austria,
  • Louis XVI and marie antoinette beheaded

    In July of the following year, the mobs of Paris stormed the hated prison at the Bastille. Feeling that power was shifting to their side, the mob forced the imprisonment of Louis and his family.
  • Napoleon makes himself emperor of france

    Napoleon who had written The Constitution of the Year VIII. That document secured Napoleon’s position as first Consul. Napoleon Bonaparte was now the most powerfull man in France and maybe even Europe.
  • Trail of tears

    The Trail of Tears is a name given to the forced relocation and movement of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
  • Civil war

    decades of simmering tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including states' rights versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War.
  • russo-Japanesse war

    The Russo-Japanese War was a clash between two expanding empires. In some ways it was a very twentieth-century war, with large armies using automatic weapons.
  • Panama canal

    The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade.
  • World war 1

    A war between all of the most powerful nations also called the great war
  • Treaty of versailles

    Peace treaty after world war one.
  • league of nations

    It was the first permanent international organization whose principal mission was to maintain world peace.