Social Studies Revoloutions timeline

  • King Charles I was born

  • King Charles I married Henrietta Maria

    The marriage was not popular because she was a catholic
  • Parliament Dismissed

  • Parliament recalled

  • Petion of Right

    It protected subjects from further taxation
  • Charles arrests 9 MPs for no apparent reason

    THis action of his made him even more unpopular
  • Period: to

    Ship Money

  • Short Parliament

  • Long Parliament

  • Grand Remonstrance

    It listed parliaments grievances against the king since his reign began
  • Royalist Victories at Braddock Down and Nantwich

  • Charles imprisoned

  • Putney debates

  • Charles escaped imprisionment

  • Charles recaptured

  • Rump Parliament

    It gave parliament the right to make new Acts without the King's approval
  • Trialn of King Charles began

  • Execution of KIng Charles

  • Edinburgh suurenders to Cromwell

  • Charles II crowned King of Scots at Scone

  • Charles escapes to France

  • Period: to

    The Protectorate under Oliver Cromwell

  • The Rump Parliament is disbanded by Oliver Cromwell

  • OLiver Cromwell declines the crown of England

  • Death of Oliver Cromwell

  • Richard Cromwell claimed sucessor of Oliver Cromwell

  • Charles II proclaimed KIng of England

  • Coranation of Charles II at Westminister Abbey

  • The Fire of London was extinguished after two days.

  • The steam engine is invented

    By Thomas Newcomen
  • The seed drill was invented by Jethro Tull

    This was a critical point of the agricultural revolution which freed labour from the fields and lowered crop prices.
  • Seven years war

    This compounded the debt situation
  • The first Canal Act was passed by the British Parliament

  • George III becomes King of England

  • Treaty of Paris signed

    Canada est of Missisipi river is now part of the British Empire.
  • The spinning Jenny is invented

  • Sugar act

    doubling duties on foreign goods
  • Boston merchants boycott British luxury goods

  • Stamp act

  • Stamp Act repealed

  • Boston colonists are encouraged to arm themselves

  • British trrops arrive in Boston

    They come to Boston to enforce custom laws
  • James Watt improves the steam engine

  • Napoleon was born

  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Four workers shot by British troops in Boston
  • The Tea Act

    Claiming a tax on all Tea
  • Boston Tea Party

    A group of colonists boarded a British ship that had tons of tea and dumped all of the tea into the harbour
  • The Boston Port Act

    The Boston Port Act
  • Quebec Act

    Quebec Act
    established a centrilized government in Canada controlled by the British
  • Shots fired at Lexington and Concord

    George Washington takes command of the Continental Army
  • Louis XVI becomes King

  • Battle of Bunker Hill

  • American Revoloution gains support from King Louis XVI

  • Thomas Jefferson presents the United States Declaration of Independance

  • British arrive in New York

    with many soldiers ready to crush the rebellion
  • Members of Congress sign Declaration of Independance

  • American victory at Battle of Saratoga

  • France signs a treaty with the United States

    The American Revoloution becomes a World War
  • Congress approves of a peace plan

    which means independance and Britains evacuation from America
  • American victory at Yorktown

  • British Army surrenders at Yorktown

    This was a devestating defeat for the British
  • English Parliament votes against further war in America

  • British Parliament empowers King George to negotiate peace

  • The treaty of Paris is signed by the United States and Britain

  • Treat of Paris is ratified by Congress

    In doing this the American Revolutionary War officially ends
  • Napoleon enters Royal Military College

  • Graduates military school

    Graduates a second lieutenant
  • Tennis Court Oath

  • National Assembly declares itself Constituent

  • Bastille Stormed

    By a Paris mob
  • Great Fear

  • National Assembly decrees abolition of feudilism

  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

  • King Louis leaves Versaille

    King Louis is brought from Versaille to Tullieres palace in Paris
  • Removal of civil disabilities against Jews

  • Period: to

    food riots in Paris

  • Black citizens of French colonies are granted equal rights

  • King flees to Austria

    Gets caught at Varennes
  • Elections are held

    National assembly issues Constitution
  • King accepts Constitution

  • King vetoes ruling on emigre

    This yet again showing how much poweer the king has
  • France declares war on Austria and Prussia

  • Kings trial begins

  • King Louis XVI executed

    King Louis XVI executed
  • Reign of Terror begins

  • Maximum price of bread imposed

  • The siege of Troulon

    Napoleon is promoted to Brigardier General
  • Marie-Antoinette tried and executed

  • Festival of Liberty and Reason

  • Robespierre becomes virtually the dictator

  • Danton is executed

  • Napoleon marries Josephine

  • Napoleon survives bomb plot

  • The first electric battery capable of mass production was designed by William Cruickshank

    was designed by William Cruickshank
  • The Napoleonic code is established

  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

    Napoleon becomes Emperor
    New constitution creates an imperial monarchy
  • Napoleoan crowned

    Napoleon got crowned as Emperor by Pope Plus VII in Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Continental Blockade begins

  • Russians defeated

    The Russians were defeated at Friedland. The Treaty of Tilst was signed between Czar Alexander I of Russia and Napoleon
  • Napoleon divorces Josephine

  • Napoleon's son is born

  • The population of Manchester passed 100,000.

  • Napoleon retreats

    The Russian campaign where Napleon has to retrat for the first time and the Grand Army is destroyed
  • Industrial employment overtook agricultural employment in England for the first time.

  • Napoleon exiled

    He is exiled to the Island of Elba
  • Saftey Lamp invented

    Sir Humphrey Davy invented a safety lamp for miners which prevented the flame from igniting mine gases thus saving the lives of thousands of miners.
  • Napoleon escapes

    He gathers his old armies in the south of France and marches into Paris.
  • Napoleon dies

    In his home on St. Helena
  • The Reform Act

    concerning elections to the British Parliament gave representation to the industrial cities.
  • Samuel Morse invents the telegraph

  • Elias Howe invents the sewing machine

  • Britain celebrated its industrial achievements in the Great Exhibition.

  • Period: to

    British industrial production doubled again.

  • The `great stink´ of London dramatized the increasing pollution in the cities.

  • Alfred Nobel creates dynamite

  • Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone

  • Thomas Edison uses a light bulb to light a lamp