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In History
  • Thirty Years War

    Thirty Years War
    The Thirty Years War was a series of wars fought in Europe by countries like Germany, France, Spain, and other European countries. It occurred because different countries had rivalries with each other and fought over things like religion or territory. The Thirty Years War is important because drastically changed the map of Europe before and after the War. The war ended with the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648. The treaty benefited the European countries in their own unique way, and ended the war.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    The English Bill of rights was passed in 1689 by the English Parliament. It was passed to show the superiority the Parliament had over the monarchy. It also included different laws that benefited the English people. For example, a law stated that no person can be held in prison without being charged with a specific crime. The English Bill of Rights had a strong influence on the Unites States and their laws.
  • War of the Austrian Succession

    War of the Austrian Succession
    The War of the Austria Succession began after Emperor Charles VI died in 1740. After his death, Fredrick II of Prussia took control of Silesia, which immediately started the eight year conflict. During the war Maria Theresa lead the Hapsburgs against Fredrick, she knew her army wasn't strong enough so she got help from Britain and Russia. Although she wasn't able to defeat Fredrick, she managed to make better relationships with other countries. After the war she strengthened the Hapsburgs.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was passed after Britain started going broke after the French and Indian war in 1765. The Stamp act taxed items such as newspapers and pamphlets. The Stamp Act angered the colonists because it was passed by the Parliament and the colonists didn't have anyone representing them in the Parliament. The colonists believe they shouldn't be taxed. Eventually, the Parliament took away the Stamp Act but still didn't allow the colonists to represent themselves in the Parliament.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    The American Revolution began after the Colonists were fed up with Britains rule over them like high taxes. Colonists were at a disadvantage during the war, they were lacking money, military supplies, and didn't control any big cities. The war was in Britain's favor until the Colonists formed an alliance with France. With the help from France, Colonists were able to defeat the British. In 1783 The Treaty of Paris was signed which granted independence to the United States of America.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Two years after the American revolution, the Treaty of Paris was signed in 1783. The treaty completely ended the war between the Colonists and the British. It stated that the United States was independent from Britain. It also stated the United States western frontier will be the Mississippi River. It was signed by different American, British, and French diplomats.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    The Storming of Bastille occurred in Paris on July 14, 1789. After a rumor going around that the royal troops were going to occupy the capital, people starting to form a crowd outside of Bastille and requested weapons and gunpowder. Bastille was a prison that held political prisoners. Chaos began whilst people tried to break into Bastille. Many people were killed and injured. They could't find any weapons but managed to free some prisoners. This was a major cause of the French Revolution.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    The French Revolution began in 1789 after the poorly treated citizens of Paris were fed up with how their country was running. Multiple changes were needed for France to be able to function successfully. The French Revolution was important for the forming of future France, it made the people more patriotic towards their own country. Also different policies towards religion were the effects of the Revolution.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    The Tennis Court Oath occurred in May of 1789 after the third estate took their oath which stated "Never to separate and to meet wherever the circumstances might require until we have established a sound and just constitution." They said that because whenever they voted before, the first and second estate would always outvote them because the votes would be counted each estate. They wanted the votes to be counted by each individual person so it would be more fair towards the Third Estate.
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
    The Reign of Terror began after the French government created the Committee of Public Safety to help deal against the threats of the Netherlands, Spain, Britain, and Prussia. The Committee encouraged citizens to get ready for any type of future wars. The Reign of Terror began after Maximillien Robespierre became head of the committee. They arrested and executed anyone who supported the revolution and their logic was to bring terror to the public. Robespierre was arrested after bringing terror.