The Enlightment

Timeline created by Jay Peralta
In History
  • Jan 1, 1543

    New View of the universe

    New View of the universe
    Nicholas Copernicus discovered the Sun centered universe. It became contreversal at his time.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1543
    to

    Enlightment Timespan

  • Novum Organum

    Novum Organum
    Novum Organum which Francis bacon published originially titled the Novum Organum Scientiarum. This is reference to Aristotle's work Organon.
  • The Church codemns Galileo's teaching

    The Church codemns Galileo's teaching
    Galileo's scientific discoveries put him in direct conflict with the church. He was place under house arrest for the remainder of his life.
  • Royal Academy of Science founded in France

    Royal Academy of Science founded in France
    Established in Paris in 1666 lead by Louis XIV
  • Isaac Newton publshes the Principia

    Isaac Newton publshes the Principia
    Principia also known as Philisophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. Its about time, force, and motion
  • Diderot becomes editor of the Encyclopedia

    Diderot becomes editor of the Encyclopedia
    Diderot wrote the Encyclopedia and became famous, he became recognized as a powerful writers of the day
  • James Wolfe dies in battle outside Quebec, Canada

    James Wolfe dies in battle outside Quebec, Canada
    James Wolfe died in September 13, 1759 during war
  • The Seven Years' War ends

    The Seven Years' War ends
    The Seven Years of war ended in 1763. The war took place in Europe, North America, Central America, The West African coast, India, and the Philippines.
  • American colonies declare independence from Britain.

    American colonies declare independence from Britain.
    On July 4 1776, Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.
  • The Constitution of the United States is ratified by nine states

    The Constitution of the United States is ratified by nine states
    It was ratified on September 17, 1787