Peter The Great

  • Peter the Great was born

    Peter the Great was born
    Peter was born in Moscow. He was the 14th child born into his family. At one point in time both him and his brother Ivan ruled at the same time.
    (Peter I. Encyclopedia of World Biography. Second ed. Vol. 12. Detroit: Gale Research, 1998. 253-55. Print).
  • King Phillip's War

    King Phillip's War
    King Phillip's War between the Colonists and Native Americans in America began. This war was also known as Metacom's War. This lasted 14 months and destroyed 12 frontier towns.
    ("US History Timeline: 1700 - 1800." US History Timeline: 1700 - 1800. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://faculty.washington.edu/qtaylor/a_us_history/1700_1800_timeline.htm).
  • Issac Newton publishes book

    Issac Newton publishes book
    Issac Newton publishes "Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy." This book is also known as the Principia. Also, this book was written in Latin.
    ("Timeline: 1607-1734, Pre-Martha Years." Timeline: 1607-1734, Pre-Martha Years. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://dohistory.org/timeline/frameset1.html).
  • Glorious Revolution in America

    Glorious Revolution in America
    In the Glorious Revolution, the French and English fought over colonies in America. This was also known as the bloodless overthrow because there was no blood shed. William of Orange had taken over the thrown of James II.
    ("US History Timeline: 1700 - 1800." US History Timeline: 1700 - 1800. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://faculty.washington.edu/qtaylor/a_us_history/1700_1800_timeline.htm).
  • Peter the Great got married

    Peter the Great got married
    Peter gets married to Eudoxia Lopukhin and has a son named Alexis. He later gets a divorce and remarries 2 more times. He did have 2 sons but they both died before him.
    (Peter I. Encyclopedia of World Biography. Second ed. Vol. 12. Detroit: Gale Research, 1998. 253-55. Print).
  • Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials
    The Salem Witch Trials was the hearings of younger girls being possessed by the devil and accused of witchcraft. The trials lasted 1 year and 3 months. The hysteria due to these trials spread throughout Massachusetts.
    ("Timeline: 1607-1734, Pre-Martha Years." Timeline: 1607-1734, Pre-Martha Years. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://dohistory.org/timeline/frameset1.html).
  • Peter I crowned Czar

    Peter I crowned Czar
    Before Peter was crowned sole czar him and his brother Ivan ruled together. Ivan was ill at the time, but he was still known as the "first czar" and Peter was known as the "second czar." Peter the Great is crowned sole czar of Russia after Ivan the Terrible dies.
    ("Peter the Great Timeline." History of Russia. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://historyofrussia.org/peter-the-great-timeline/).
  • Peter goes on The Grand Embassy

    Peter goes on The Grand Embassy
    Peter I goes on the Grand Embassy and gets new ideas to help him make reforms to Russia. Peter disguised himself so he would be treated like a normal person but so many people recognized him due to being czar of Russia. He still indeed did get to take an apprentice shipbuilding class, which he later brought those ideas back to Russia.
    ("Peter the Great Timeline." History of Russia. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://historyofrussia.org/peter-the-great-timeline/).
  • The Great Northern War

    The Great Northern War
    The Great Northern War was the war between Russia and Sweden. Russia was trying to gain access to the Baltic Sea for better trading. During the battle Peter obtained land that he later named after himself known as St. Petersburg.
    ("Great Northern War." Rate Limited. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://wars.findthedata.com/l/128/Great-Northern-War).
  • Queen Anne's War

    Queen Anne's War
    Queen Anne's War is also known as the War of Spanish Successions. This war was also the second of the French and Indian Wars. This war came about due to a conflict left unresolved.
    ("The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut - 1702 Queen Anne's War." The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut - 1702 Queen Anne's War. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://colonialwarsct.org/1702.htm).
  • Peter finds St.Petersburg

    Peter finds St.Petersburg
    Peter battles Sweden and obtains land from them. He later renames that land after himself. He calls it St.Petersburg and later it becomes the capital of Russia.
    ("Peter the Great Accomplishments." History of Russia. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://historyofrussia.org/peter-the-great-accomplishments/).
  • Newspaper in Boston

    Newspaper in Boston
    The first regular newspaper in Boston was published. John Campbell, a bookseller and postmaster, published his newspaper weekly. The newspaper was printed onto something known as the half sheet.
    ("America's Best History - Pre-Revolution Timeline 1700s." America's Best History - Pre-Revolution Timeline 1700s. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://americasbesthistory.com/abhtimeline1700.html).
  • Queen Anne's War ends

    Queen Anne's War ends
    The Queen Anne's War ends; it ended with a series of treaties. The Treaty of Utrecht was made and this ended the conflict. This treaty caused France to give up the Hudson Territory.
    ("America's Best History - Pre-Revolution Timeline 1700s." America's Best History - Pre-Revolution Timeline 1700s. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://americasbesthistory.com/abhtimeline1700.html).
  • Peter's son is executed

    Peter's son is executed
    Peter had a son(Alexis or Alexei)with his first wife Euxodia. He had a feeling that his son was plotting against him. When Alexei was brought to court he was tried for treason and sentenced to death.
    (Kenneth. "Tsarevich Alexis Petrovich." Family of Peter I and Eudoxia Lopukhina - Romanov - Russian Rulers - Biographies - - RusArtNet.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://www.rusartnet.com/biographies/russian-rulers/romanov/family-of-peter-i-and-eudoxia-lopukhina/tsarevich-alexis-petrovich).
  • Great Northern War ends

    Great Northern War ends
    Russia wins the war over Sweden and gains access to the Baltic. After the end of this war many people saw Russia to be the leading country. The Treaty of Nystad ended the Great Northern War.
    ("Great Northern War." Rate Limited. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://wars.findthedata.com/l/128/Great-Northern-War).
  • Peter made changes in education

    Peter made changes in education
    Peter realized that to have a successful army, he had to educate them on how to use the artillery correctly. He knew he had to educate them with math and science. He founded the Russian Academy of Science in St.Petersburg.
    ("Peter the Great - Domestic Reforms - History Learning Site." History Learning Site. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/peter-the-great/peter-the-great-domestic-reforms/).
  • Peter the Great died

    Peter the Great died
    Peter I died in his own city that he created. He died in St.Petersburg and and before his death, he fell with an illness. Peter had a blocked urinary track that made him fall into a coma and die.
    ("Peter the Great Dies." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2016. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peter-the-great-dies).