Social Timeline by Annie and Julia

  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to

    Renaissance Man

    The Renaissance Man, also known as the Universal Man, someone who is skilled in all areas of life. This is a social change because people from Italy during the Renaissance strived the be this ideal Renaissance Man.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Atlantic Slave Trade

    Atlantic Slave Trade
    The Atlantic Slave Trade was the buying, transporting, and selling of Africans for slavery in America. Buying slaves from Africa was popular because their skin color made it easy to find them if they ran away. This is a social event because it has to do with how people interact with a different race.
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Spanish Invasions

    Spanish Invasions
    Spanish explorer Hernando Cortes invaded the Aztec. Cortes abused the Aztecs and took over their land. The Spaniards also brought diseases that killed off the Aztec. This is a social event because it has to do with people in groups living together.
  • Mayflower Voyage

    Mayflower Voyage
    The Mayflower Voyage was when the pilgrims came to America for freedom. Once in America, the settlers had to start a new life.They also had to live their in peace with the Natives. It's a social event because it was interacting with other people.
  • Virginia Slave code

    Virginia Slave code
    The Virginia Slave Code stated,"all servants imported or brought into the country shall be accounted and be slaves...if a slave resists his master...such slave shall happen to be killed...the master shall be free of all if such accident never happened." it is a social event because it is a group of people figuring out the issues with ethnisity in their country and fixing it.
  • The Social Contract

    The Social Contract
    The Social Contract is a fight for man to be free from the government. It says the laws should be fair and reasonable. It is a social event because it is humans interacting with one another to be free from restricting laws.
  • American Independence

    American Independence
    The colonists in Britain's American Colonies fought to be an independent nation. It's a social event because two groups of people interacting with each other. It gave the colonies a sense of Nationalism, which united them.
  • National Assembly

    National Assembly
    During the Enlightenment, the Third Estate revolted because they were not happy with their role in government. They formed the NAtional Assembly. This is a social event because it has to do with the Third Estates social status.
  • Slave Revolt

    Slave Revolt
    In St. Dominigue, 1791 was the biggest slave revolt in history. 500,000 slaves relolted against their french owners because they were donebeing treated harshly and discriminated againt because their color. it is a social event because it is a group of slavesfacing an issue with ethnicity.
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution
    The Industrial Revolution was when machines started being used. It was a social event because it increased population, took jobs from farmers, and people moved to cities to work. Also, the middle class became more wealthy. It changed the social system and everyday life.
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    Socialism is the public working for the welfare of everybody. It's purpose was to decrease poverty and and promote equality. It is a social event because it is about how people interact with one another.
    It started in 1848 and still is happening today.