AP Euro History

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  • 1814 BCE

    Congress of Vienna

    Congress of Vienna
    Was a conference of ambassadors.Austria, Prussia, Russia, and Great Britain, the four powers that were chiefly instrumental in the overthrow of Napoleon.
  • 1800 BCE

    The Agricultural Revolution

    The Agricultural Revolution
    Was a period of technological improvement and increased crop productivity. Agricultural output grew faster than the population
  • 1796 BCE

    Edward Jenner’s Smallpox Vaccination

    Edward Jenner’s Smallpox Vaccination
    Jenner took fluid from a cowpox blister and scratched it into the skin of James Phipps, an eight-year-old boy. A single blister rose up on the spot, but James soon recovered. On July 1, Jenner inoculated the boy again, this time with smallpox matter, and no disease developed.
  • 1792 BCE

    Mary Wollstonecraft publishes A Vindication on the Rights of Women

    Mary Wollstonecraft publishes A Vindication on the Rights of Women
    was the first great feminist treatise.Sought “to persuade women to endeavour to acquire strength, both of mind and body.
  • 1791 BCE

    Slave Revolt in Haiti

    Slave Revolt in Haiti
    Been described as the largest and most successful slave rebellion.succeeded in ending not just slavery but French control over the colony.
  • 1789 BCE

    French Revolution

    French Revolution
    French citizens razed and redesigned their country’s political.was influenced by Enlightenment ideals.
  • 1776 BCE

    Adam Smith published The Wealth of Nations

    Adam Smith published  The Wealth of Nations
    referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations.offers one of the world's first collected descriptions of what builds nations' wealth.
  • 1775 BCE

    The Classical Period in art and music

    The Classical Period in art and music
    The Classical period falls between the Baroque and the Romantic periods.Classical music has a lighter, clearer texture than Baroque music and is less complex.
  • 1772 BCE

    First Partition of Poland

    First Partition of Poland
    Ended the existence of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Threatening the Kingdom of Prussia and the Habsburg Austrian Empire, was the primary motive behind this first partition.
  • 1769 BCE

    Reign of Napoleon Bonaparte

    Reign of Napoleon Bonaparte
    a French military leader and emperor.Born on the island of Corsica.
  • 1765 BCE

    American Revolution

    American Revolution
    was a political upheaval.Also known as the U.S war of independence.
  • 1762 BCE

    Jean Jacques Rousseau publishes The Social Contract

    Jean Jacques Rousseau publishes The Social Contract
    Rousseau theorized about the best way to establish a political community.Determine whether there can be a legitimate political authority.
  • 1756 BCE

    Seven Years War

    Seven Years War
    Consisted of 2 struggles.Britain won.
  • 1756 BCE

    Diplomatic Revolution

    Diplomatic Revolution
    The reversal of longstanding alliances in Europe.Austria went from an ally of Britain to an ally of France. Prussia became an ally of Britain.
  • 1750 BCE

    The Rococo Period in art and music

    The Rococo Period  in art and music
    The Rococo style of art was more of a classic style of art.Baroque dissolved to Rococo
  • 1740 BCE

    War of Austrian Succession

    War of Austrian Succession
    involved most of the powers of Europe. austria vs prussia
  • 1729 BCE

    Reign of Catherine the Great of Prussia

    Reign of Catherine the Great of Prussia
    Became the Russian empress.Under her reign, Russia expanded its territories.
  • 1717 BCE

    Reign of Maria Theresa of Austria

    Reign of Maria Theresa of Austria
    her rule in 1740.She was the only woman ruler in the 650 history of the Habsburg dynasty.
  • 1712 BCE

    Reign of Frederick the Great of Prussia

    Reign of Frederick the Great of Prussia
    Also know as Fredrick the Great.Was prussias king.
  • 1701 BCE

    War of Spanish Succession

    War of Spanish Succession
    first world war of modern times.conflict that arose out of the disputed succession to the throne of spain.
  • 1700 BCE

    Enclosure Movement

    Enclosure Movement
    that was a cause of the industrial revolution in England.wealthy farmers bought land from small farmers, then benefited from economies
  • 1696 BCE

    Reign of Peter the Great

    Reign of Peter the Great
    Born in Moscow, Russia on June 9, 1672.Peter the Great was a Russian czar in the late 17th century.
  • 1689 BCE

    John Locke published Two Treatises of Government

    John Locke published Two Treatises of Government
    The First Treatise is a criticism of Robert Filmer’s Patriarcha, which argues in support of the divine right of kings. The Second Treatise is about rights of the people and how they live.
  • 1688 BCE

    The “Glorious Revolution”

    The “Glorious Revolution”
    overthrow of King James II of England.Also called bloodless revolution
  • 1687 BCE

    Newton’s publication of the Principia Mathematica

    Newton’s publication of the Principia Mathematica
    often referred to as simply the Principia.The famous book of mathematical Principles of natural Philosophy marked the epoch of a great revolution in physics.
  • 1685 BCE

    Revocation of the Edict of Nantes

    Revocation of the Edict of Nantes
    The Revocation of the Edict of Nantes was preceded by a series of repressive measures against Protestants and the Reformed Church. King Louis XIV did this.
  • 1685 BCE

    The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment
    Also known as the age of reason.The Enlightenment produced numerous books, essays, inventions, scientific discoveries, laws, wars and revolutions.
  • 1678 BCE

    Test Act in England

    Test Act in England
    Any law that made a person’s eligibility for public office depend upon his profession of the established religion.Test act, in England, Scotland, and Ireland.
  • 1660 BCE

    The English Monarchy Restored

    The English Monarchy  Restored
    Charles II, the exiled king of England, lands at Dover, England, to assume the throne and end 11 years of military rule.General George Monck met with Charles and arranged to restore him.
  • 1651 BCE

    Thomas Hobbes publishes The Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes publishes The Leviathan
    The leviathan is a book written by Thomas Hobbes.This book is about believing in equal justice including the equal imposition of taxes.
  • 1651 BCE

    Oliver Cromwell’s Navigation Acts

    Oliver Cromwell’s Navigation Acts
    It stipulated that goods could be imported into territories of the English Commonwealth only by English ships.This was intended to cripple the freight trade.
  • 1648 BCE

    The “Golden Age” of the Netherlands

    The “Golden Age” of the Netherlands
    The golden age happened in the 17th century. Trade, science, military, and art were among the most acclaimed in the world.
  • 1648 BCE

    Peace of Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War

    Peace of Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War
    The war or series of connected wars began in 1618.The Westphalia area of north-western Germany gave its name to the treaty that ended the Thirty Years' War.
  • 1642 BCE

    The English Civil War

    The English Civil War
    Charles I and Parliament over an Irish insurrection.The English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
  • 1638 BCE

    Reign of Louis XIV

    Reign of Louis XIV
    known as the Sun King.Lasted for 72 years, longer than that of any other known European sovereign.
  • 1610 BCE

    The Trial of Galileo

    The Trial of Galileo
    Galileo was kept under house arrest until his death in 1642.Roman Catholic Inquisition in 1633 for his support of heliocentrism
  • 1600 BCE

    The Baroque Period in art and music

    The Baroque Period in art and music
    European culture generated a new artisitic style, known as
    the Baroque.This term means "irregular".
  • 1600 BCE

    Height of Mercantilism in Europe

    Height of Mercantilism in Europe
    dominated the major European trading nations during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries."mercantile system" was based on the premise that national wealth and power.
  • 1600 BCE

    Consumer Revolution

    Consumer Revolution
    there was a marked increase in the consumption.Things were cheaper.
  • 1529 BCE

    Ottoman siege of Vienna

    Ottoman siege of Vienna
    Suleiman failed to capture Vienna.Another battle of Vienna in 1683, European powers began to push the Ottomans out of southeastern Europe.
  • 1347 BCE

    Last appearance of Bubonic plague in Western Europe

    Last appearance of Bubonic plague in Western Europe
    Killed millions of people.Spread by rodents.
  • 1300 BCE

    Commercial Revolution

    Commercial Revolution
    a period of European economic expansion. Began in the late Middle Ages