Isaac Newton

  • Louis XIV

    Louis XIV
    In 1643 the reign of Louis XIV lasted for 72 years. His reign was longer than any other known European king. He transformed the monarchy, a golden age of art and literature, and established his country as the dominant European power. Source: ( Beck, 508 )
  • Birth Date

    Birth Date
    On December 25th 1643, Isaac Newton was born. He was a very small baby. Newton's mom named Isaac after his father. When Isaac was three Hannah Newton married. Source: ( Anderson 6 )
  • Qing Dynasty

    Qing Dynasty
    In May 1644 a Manchu army crossed the Great Wall, marched south and entered Beijing. Their progress was aided by Ming collaborators and peasants who were dissatisfied with the Ming’s financial incompetence. With a Manchu takeover of Beijing imminent, the last Ming ruler, the Chongzhen Emperor, hanged himself in a tree near the Forbidden City. In November 1644 a Manchu prince was crowned as the Shunzhi Emperor: the first Qing ruler of China. Source: ( Http://facebook )
  • Aurangzeb

    1658 Aurangzeb rules Mugnal empire. The Mughals took power in India during the reign of Babur in the 1500s. It controlled the majority of the Indian subcontinent and was one of the wealthiest empires in the world. Source: ( Beck, 387 )
  • College

    On June 1st 1661, Isaac Newton entered Trinity College, Cambridge. The College was founded in 1546 by Henry VIII. Newton's mother had a good income so she was able to pay for Isaacs fees. Source: ( Anderson,6)
  • Laws of Universal Gravitation

    Laws of Universal Gravitation
    In 1666 Newton discovered and made laws of gravity. Newton's first law of universal gravitation is an object at rest will stay at rest unless acted upon by a force. The second law is the relationship between acceleration and applied force is F=ma. And the last law is for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Source: ( Live Science Staff )
  • Light and Colors

    Light and Colors
    On February 1st 1671 Newton sent a letter. Isaac Newton sent a letter containing his theory about light and color to his professor at his college. He talked about the Triangular Prisme, light, color, and lines and their form. Source: ( Linda Hall Library )
  • Optics and Prism

    Optics and Prism
    On February 1st 1672, Newton's paper on optics and his prism experiments were sent to the Society. Him sending these to the society started the rivalry with Hooke. Newton used the paper in his Principia. Source: ( Editors )
  • King Philips War

    King Philips War
    The King Philip's War was a bitter and bloody conflict between the Indian tribes and the English settlers of the New England colonies. It took place from June 1675 to August 1676 ending in victory for the colonists. More than half of New England's 90 towns were assaulted by Native Indians. Source: ( Beck, 387 )
  • Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica

    Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica
    On July 5th 1687, Isaac Newton published Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. The book is said to be the single most influential book on physicals and possibly all of science. The book talks about science, math, and physics. Source: ( Christianson, 46 )
  • Telescope

    In 1688 Isaac Newton invented the reflecting telescope. The telescope produced clearer images in a smaller telescope compared with the refracting models of the time. Newtons design was very popular with all scientists. Source: ( Live Science Staff )
  • Parliament

    In 1696, Newton became a member of parliament. He also got a governmental position : warden of the Mint. After getting this new title, he permanently moved to London and lived with his niece, Catherine Barton. She was instrumental in having Newton promoted, in 1701, to master of the Mint, a position that he would hold until his death. Source: ( Anderson, 69 )
  • Royal Society

    Royal Society
    In 1703 Isaac Newton was elected President of the Royal Society and is going to be President for the remainder of his life. In 1703, Newton was elected president of the Royal Society upon Robert Hooke's death. In 1705, he was knighted by Queen Anne of England. Newton's career in science and discovery had given him a career of political power and influence. Source: ( Staff )
  • Date of Death

    Date of Death
    On March 31st 1727 Isaac Newton died. When he was 80 years old, Newton was experiencing digestion problems. Then, in March 1727, Newton experienced severe pain in his abdomen and blacked out, never to regain consciousness. He died the next day, at the age of 84. Source: ( Editors )
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    In 1756 Britian declared war on France. When France’s expansion into the Ohio River valley brought repeated conflict with the claims of the British colonies, a series of battles led to the official British declaration of war in 1756. The British won and received the territories of Canada from France and Florida from Spain, and the Mississippi Valley to westward expansion. Source: ( Beck, 387 )
  • British Trade

    British Trade
    In 1793 the English East India Company finally secured a trading post in Taiwan. Ten years the Dutch East India Company had been expelled from the island by the Chinese. The Company was soon having regular trade with the Chinese and was permitted to make regular voyages to Amoy, Chusan and Canton. Source: ( Beck, 387 )