History project

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In History
  • 1347

    The black death

    The black death
    In 1347 the black plague hit Europe for the first time. It killed more then two million people in Europe. The Yersinia pestis bacteria formed many forms of the plague and is the cause. Its original name was "The Black Mortality" or "The Pestilence" the black plague is a recent name. The black plague was the second devastating pandemic the first was Justinians plague.
  • 1400

    the city of florence

    the city of florence
    The city of Florence was introduced in 1400. Ghiberti created doors for the baptistery of San Giovanni in Florence. In 1450 Francesco sforza took over.
  • 1430

    Ottoman Empire

    Ottoman Empire
    The ottomans had their first war in 1430 against Venice. The Ottomans were strong, believing leaders for the Islamic religion. Ghazi a major leader in the Ottoman empire went to war against the Byzantine state because they were a Christian state.
  • 1450

    Leonardo De Vinci

    Leonardo De Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci was born in 1452. He traveled to Florence to work as an apprentice. At age twenty he was accepted into painters guild in Florence.
  • 1530

    printing comes to town

    printing comes to town
    Metal plates are used for printing. Compositions are first published in 1566. The first masses are printed and published. Then the bible of Gutenberg was printed.
  • 1558


    1558 Elizabeth (I) takes control and starts the gold age in England. Shakespeare comes along in 1603. Music was first published by Monteverdi.
  • Henry IV

    Henry IV
    Henry became king of England in 1598. Henry has also been lord of Ireland at one point. Henry granted religious freedom to his people. he was born on Dec. 13th 1533 in Pau, France. He was killed on May 14th, 1610 in Paris, France.
  • The Thirty Years War

    The Thirty Years War
    The thirty years war lasted from 1618-1648. The war aggrivated writers such as Hugo Grotius and John Comenius. They were the first enlightenment writers to go against tradition and come up with different solutions.
  • civil war begins

    civil war begins
    The English civil war happened from conflict between Charles I and the parliament. The first war was won by Oliver Cromwell, who was apart of the parliament. The people who fought in the civil wars were called; cavaliers, and royalists.
  • Louis XIV

    Louis XIV
    In 1643 Louis XIV inherited the throne. He was also known as the "Sun King". He died of Gangrene on sept. 1, 1715, four days before his 77th birthday. his dad died at age 41, so he took the throne at age 4. When Louis died, his grandson son took the throne at age 5.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    This is an act of the parliament of England. It was passed on December 16, 1689. It was a restatement of the Declarations of rights. They wanted to combine the two for more rights and freedom.
  • The First Bank

    The First Bank
    The first bank came out in 1694. It was located in England. The bank helped people settle their money without a settlement risk. The bank kept things more organized and clean for them.
  • Discoveries

    Enlightenment comes from the snowball effect: small advances turn into even bigger ones.it took 200 years for Europe to disapprove the truth of Aristotle. This led to John Newton and all of his discoveries.
  • War of Austria

    War of Austria
    All of Europe was involved in this war. The war began because Maria Theresa of Austria was ineligible to take the throne because she was a women. The war was put to sleep by the Aix-la-Chapelle treaty.
  • french enlightenment thinkers

    french enlightenment thinkers
    A lot of the french philosophers were born after the glorious revolution. So their enlightenment came later than the rest. These people were destine to find laws and make the gov. right for everyone.
  • Start of the Revolutionary War

    Start of the Revolutionary War
    In 1754 the French and Indian war began. Then the proclamation of 1763 happened. The sugar and currency act were put into place. A lot more acts like; the stamp act, the Quartering act, and the Declaratory act all came in.
  • Seven Years War

    Seven Years War
    The seven years war was a conflict involving Russia, Prussia, Britain, Austria, and Sweden. The treaty of Hubertusberg and Paris kept them from fighting over who got land.
  • new machines

    new machines
    The spinning jenny is invented by James Hargreaves. David Bushnell invented the submarine. The threshning machine is invented by Andrew Meikle. Eli Whitney helped with inventing the cotton gin. Samuel Morse invents the telegraph.
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon was born Aug. 15, 1769. He studied at the royal military academy. He then enrolled into the Ecole Militaire. He got stationed in Valence. They attacked the Bastille and killed King Louis XVI.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a protest from the colonies against Britain on the tax of tea. So the American colonies got mad and threw Britain's tea into the ocean because It wasn't fair that we got taxed and they didn't.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    Britain decided to impose a tax on tea to everyone else except themselves. No one was happy with that, it angered a lot of us. So in return we went to Britain for "revenge".
  • Paul Revere

    Paul Revere
    Paul was a silversmith, engraver, industrialist, and a patriot in the American Revolution. His midnight ride to alert colonial militia is what he's most famous for. He married Deborah and they had 12 children.
  • Declaration of Rights

    Declaration of Rights
    This is the Declaration of Virginia because it takes place in Virginia This declares that all people are equally free and independent. They wanted to make the government for protection, benefits, and security for all of their people. They wanted everyone to be safe and happy.
  • France Declares War

    France Declares War
    The colonies were trying to declare independence from Britain, but they were having trouble. France decided to join in and help our side. And in 1778 they helped us in a victory in getting independence, and we made the treaty of Paris with them.
  • steam engines

    steam engines
    Watt introduces the steam engine. Then Mr. cartwright comes up with the power loom which is powered by the steam engine. Then Arkwright transfers from water powering his large factories to using steam engines.
  • The Great Fear

    The Great Fear
    One factor in the French revolution is the "Great Fear". This is when they're supplies like food was low. They had people guarding the supplies. That scared the peasants so they armed themselves, and then war started.
  • The Guillotine

    The Guillotine
    The Guillotine was infamous because everyone knew about it but no one liked it. Dr. Joseph Guillotine came up with the idea of "A humane way of prosecution" in 1792. It was suppose to have a 100% chance of no survival or pain.
  • A Return To Paris

    A Return To Paris
    Napoleon lost a battle against the British army. So he returned to Paris. He then becomes first consul of the french government. He leads his army across the alps. They win a battle and sign a treaty with Austria.
  • Harsh working conditions

    Harsh working conditions
    The combinations act makes it illegal to let England workers ask for better working conditions and a higher pay. Mostly children and women worked in the factories. They sometimes had "poorhouses" to live in at the factories. They had 106,000 more machines to just come in.
  • skeptics

    Skeptics had a negative effect on enlightenment. It questioned human society and whether or not we could really perfect it using reason. This made people wonder if there were actually any real "truths".
  • An end to enlightenment

    An end to enlightenment
    Enlightenment was based off of other sources such as:romanticism, skepticism, and more.
  • importance of coal

    importance of coal
    Coal was one of the most important things to the world. Coal helped us run a lot of things like machines, and factories. Coal was our main source of getting electricity. We were going to run out sooner or later so we had to come up with more ways to conduct electricity.
  • Crowned King of Italy

    Crowned King of Italy
    His new army wins multiple battles. His brother and him put their family members in the army. They sign the treaty of Tilsit to make peace with czar Alexander.
  • Unsuccessful

    Napoleon sends Joachim to lead an army in Spain, but he fails. The Spanish revolt against the French army. Later on Napoleon gets a divorce with Josephine.
  • Fortunes for Napoleon

    Napoleon gets remarried, has a son and goes back to Paris. They win many more battles. Napoleon was exiled in Elba, fortunately he escapes and returns returns home.