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  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta was signed.
  • Dec 1, 1449

    John Cabot

    John Cabot's birth date.
  • Period: Apr 28, 1480 to

    Witch Hunts

    In this time frame, women were hunted down. The women that were hunted were usually educated, cooks, know about herbs and grains, had warts, and were widows.
  • May 29, 1491

    Jacques Cartier is Born

    He was born in St. Malo, France.
  • May 15, 1497

    Cabot's First Voyage

    John Cabot sails with 18 men upon the Matthew.
  • Jun 29, 1497

    John Cabot Lands In North America

    John lands somewhere most likely off of the coast of Newfoundland, Labrador, or Cape Breton Island. he claims land for England, then heads home.
  • May 29, 1498

    John Cabot's Second Voyage

    John Cabot returns to the New World, but this time with 5 ships and 300 men.He landed in Greenland, then sailed south to Chesapeae Bay. He was unable to find the riches that he was looking for, he started to sail back. Unfortunately, his ship got wrecked somewhere off of the coast of Newfoundland, and never returned home again.
  • May 29, 1499

    John Cabot Dies

    John Cabot dies off the coast of Newfoundland Circa.
  • Aug 28, 1557

    Jacques Carier Dies

    Jacques dies in St. Malo, France
  • James I Takes the Thrown

  • Gun Powder Plot

    The Gunpowder Plot was executed by a group of unsatisfied Catholics. They were trying to assasinate King James by blowing up the House of Lords.
  • King James I Dies

  • King Charles I becomes King

  • Battle of Newburn

    The English lose a battle against the Scottish at the Battle of Newburn
  • Long Parliament

  • King Declares War on Parliament

  • British Civil War Begins

    This war lasted just over 9 years. The Royalists (Cavaliers) were battling against the Puritans (Roundheads). The Royalists wanted to get rid of the Rump Parliament, and the Roundheads wanted to get rid of the Kings power.
  • The First Great Battle of the Civil War

    This battle took place at Edgehill but the outcome was indescisive.
  • Putney Debate Begins

  • Pride's Purge

    Cromwell and Puritans drive out 143 Presbyterian members of Parliament, which only leaves Rump Parliament of 60 members. Charles I is charged for making war on his own people. Charged with treason, trial for life.
  • Charles Beheaded

  • End of the Civil War

    The Puritans win the civil war, declaring the death of the King
  • Charles II Flees

    Charles II runs away from England to France.
  • Oliver Cromwell Dies

  • Charles II Dies

    The Gloreous Revolution. James II takes the throne, who was catholic, but most of was anti-Catholic in the time. Despite the Test Act, he gave high offices to the Catholics.
  • Bill of Rights

    The Bill of Rights was signed on this date declaring. Mary and William signed it.It was created to make sure that people know that the parliament was the real government of the country.
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    Seven Years War

    America
  • Fall of Quebec

    Quebec surrenders to the British
  • Canada Surrenders

    Canada surrenders to the British and sign the Treaty of Paris. This meant that France had to give up all of their colonies to Britain and lost all of their land in North America, except for Louissiana and the city of New Orleans.
  • Royal Proclaimation

    The Royal Proclaimation, King George, any land west of the Appalachian Mountains was not allowed to be crossed becaause it was First Native Territory.
  • Royal Proclaimation

    The King issued a Royal Proclaimation that stated that any land west of the Appalachian Mountains were for the Natives.
  • Sugar Act

  • Spinning Jenny was Invented

    the Inventor, Hargeaves, invents the spinning Jenny, one of the biggest parts of the Industrial Revolution.
  • The Stamp Act

    An act passed by the British government -- A small tax colonists had to pay on many goods and services. The money from the stamps were supposed to fund the costs of defending the American Colonies. Americans became angry because they had no representatives in Parliament and were being taxed without consent. No Taxation without Representation. Act was passed 2 years after seven years war, because England was in debt.
  • Napoleon Birth Date

    The Birthday of the French military and political leader.
  • Boston Massacre

  • The Quebec Act

    This made the newly conquered area into British territory. This was designed to keep the Canadians loyal to Britain. This act let the people keep doing what they were doing. This let the French to still speak french and they did not have to learn english. they kept the Catholic Church and kept all buissness laws. The 13 colonies southward were not happy about this at all.
  • American Revolution Begins

  • Shot heard Around the World

    The battle at Lexington Green, Massachusetts, was the beginning of the war. No one knows who shot the bullet, or from what side it was from, but it marked the start of a new country.
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    American Revolution

  • American revolution ends

  • Tennis Court Oath

    The Beginning of the French Revolution
  • March of Versailles

    The women of France storm into the castle, the home of the queen and king, because there were rumours going around that Marie Annetionette was hoarding bread
  • Guillotine Invented

  • Quebec Divided

    Quebec is divided into 2 sections. Upper and Lower.
  • King Louis XVI is arrested

    King Louis and his family are arrested for trying the flee France.
  • France Declares War Against Austia

    France declares war against Austria.
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    Reign of Terror

    Lots of blood spilt because of the revolution. 37000 people killed by the guillotine
  • King Louis XVI Executed

    Louis is sentenced to be executed by the guillotine because he was found guilty of treason.
  • Robespierre Executed

    he was executed by the guillotine
  • English Factory Act Passed

  • Civil Code Imposed

    The Civil Code (aslo known as the Napolenoic Code) was created.
  • Napoleon Crowns Himself Emperor

  • Child Labor Made Illegal

  • Napoleon Esacpes from Elba

    Napoleon escapes from Elba. Hewas exiled there by other leaders in Europe. Returns to Paris and he hears he is needed again
  • Napoleon Dies

    The French leader and memerable character dies.