World History Timeline

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  • The Gunpowder Plot

    The Gunpowder Plot
    The gunpowder plot was a plot that Guy Fawkes,Robert Catesby, John Grant and many more had to blow up the parliament while the king was in it. They were so close to actually doing it but they made a mistake by sending their friend a note telling him not to go because he thought something was up and so he told someone then right when fawkes was about to set it off he got caught.
  • The British East India Company Arrives

    After the British kept failing to trade with India they finally sent one of their people over to the cour or mogul emperor
  • The English Civil War

    The English Civil War
    The English Civil war was when the Royalist and the Parliment were fighting because of Religon Power and Monney. They were fighting because the king would only go to the parliament for money and they thought he had to respect them too so they did and the parliment ended up winning.
  • The Commonwealth of England

    The Commonwealth of England
    This was a period in time where the English had no king or queen. Oliver Cromwell was leading but it did not last because the people did not like how it was going and how he was leading so when he died his son tried to take over but he didn’t have much support
  • The Restoration

    The Restoration
    This is a time when King Charles the second became king. Now everyone was happy because he brought back everything fun. His nickname was “Merry Monarck” because he brought back everything good.
  • The Glorious Revolution

    The Glorious Revolution
    The Glorious Revolution was when King William and Queen Mary took over. James the second was the previous king and they didn’t want another catholic king so they went through his amply to find a non catholic person that could rule and that’s when they found Mary. So they were happy they had a ruler that would do whatever they wanted.
  • First Central Bank established in England.

    The establishment was signed by King William III and
    the Bank was founded to 'promote the public Good and Benefit of our Peopl
  • The steam engine is created

    The steam engine is created
    Thomas Savery made the steam engine and it was made to help pump water out of steam mimes.
  • Thomas Newcomen invented the first productive steam engine

    The engine pumped water using a vacuum created by condensed steam. It became an important method of draining water from deep mines and was therefore a vital component in the Industrial Revolution in Britain
  • The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment
    The Enlightement was the Age of reason, it was the time where people gave new ideas. They had social gatherings like Salons and it was basically when they were making everything perfect. In the end it did change Americas views on the government and having human rights.
  • John Lombe starts his silk factory

    It was built on an island on the River Derwent in Derby. It was built after John Lombe visited Piedmont in 1717 and returned to England with details of the ...
  • Flying Shuttle was invented

    This was invented by John Kay this machine that represented an important step toward automatic weaving.
  • Bastille Day

    This was when men and women stormed the Bastille prison to get gunpowder so they could defend themselves.
  • The declaration of the rights of men and of citizen

    It was a declaration that defined individual and collective rights during the French Revolution
  • Brunswick Manifesto

    Duke of Brunswick, basically if the royal family is harmed Paris would be leveled
  • The National Convention

    They abolished the monarchy and started at Year 1.
  • The cotton gin is created

    The cotton gin is created
    Eli Whitney created the cotton gin because it was hard for people to get the seeds out of the cotton, but some say that slavery would’ve ended faster if this wasn’t created.
  • Louis Was Guillotined

    As long as the royal family was alive they couldnt restore the monarch so they were put to treason.
  • Coup d’ Etat was Launched

    When Napoleon de throned the previous king and made himself the first counsol
  • The locomotive was created

    The locomotive was created
    Richard Trevithick made the first locomotive in 1804 but three years after the road locomotive he made in 1801 the first commercially successful steam locomotive was created in 1812–13 by John Blenkinsop.
  • Napoleon was Crowned Emperor of France

    There were different stories that some people thought was true and untrue about the pope crowning him
  • Spanish Rising in Rebellion

    Napoleon lied to the Spanish king and prince and he imprisioned them so then they finally took a stand and rose
  • Greece Gains Independence

    They rebelled from being in control of the otlomch empire and was successful. After Napoleon was defeated they tried having a king but his power was limited
  • The Death of William Wilberforce

    William was the man who worked his whole life to abolish slavery in Britain and 3 days after he passed it he died
  • Passes abolition of Slavery act

    The slave trade bill was abolished but it wasn’t fully abolished then because only slave under 6 were freeed
  • Victoria Becomes Queen

    Victoria Becomes Queen
    She became queen at the age of 18 right after her uncle died. And she was queen for a little over 60 years which is the longest rule besides queen Elizabeth
  • Queen Victoria Marrys Prince Albert

    Queen Victoria Marrys Prince Albert
    Queen victoria married prince albert when she was 18 and when he died she was heart broken he died on december 14, 1861
  • Assassination Attempt On the queen

    Assassination Attempt On the queen
    Right after they she got married Edward Oxford was the first out of 7 to try and kill the queen
  • Treaty of Nanjing

    A peace treaty that ended the first opium war that was between the United Kingdom and China
  • The Berlin Conference

    The Berlin Conference
    European nations were struggling to decide who should get what colonies so they met up to discuss it and also trade in Africa they established the rules for conquest of Africa yet no African leaders were invited
  • The Potato Famine

    The Potato Famine
    This was when one of the most reliable food started to go bad. This lasted for about 3-4 years while the British did nothing to help. About 1 million people starved to death and 15 million people left.
  • The “June Days”

    The working classes were mad because they were saying that the government had betrayed their revolution. In response they barricaded the streets to make them mad. (It was actually the 23rd-26th but the thing wont let me type it in
  • Taiping Rebellion

    Most deadly civil rebellion to date and approximately 20 million were killded
  • Treaty of Kanagawa

    A treaty between the United States and Japan. Signed under threat of force, it effectively meant the end of Japan's 220-year-old policy of national seclusion by opening the ports of Shimoda and Hakodate to American vessels.
  • The Raj

    This was the time where the British took over India and the Indians didn’t lol we it because they felt they were trying to change their culture
  • The Great Exhibition Opens

    The Great Exhibition Opens
    The Great Exhibition opened at Crystal Palace by Prince Albert. Census showed just over half of Britain's population of 20 million lived in towns
  • The Meiji Revolt

    When a powerful group of samurai over threw the shogun. Shamoto the hero they rebelled so that they weren’t controlled by Meiji anymore.
  • Australia Secret Ballot

    Australia and New Zeland were the first to use the secret ballot. It wasn’t first used at the ballot act of 1872. This is very important in history because mostly all countries use this method.
  • The telephone was created

    The telephone was created
    Antonio Meucci made the telephone because it was hard to communicate and this was an easier way of doing this
  • The Boer War

    British met opposition to land claims in Southern Africa, Dutch settlers, South African, Boers had lived in the region since 1600s but gold was discovered in the 1800s
  • The assassination of Sarajevo

    The assassination of Sarajevo
    This was one short term sparks for the world war 1 him and his wife were assassinated on this day
  • German troops crossed the border into Belgium

    German troops crossed the border into Belgium
    In the first battle of World War I, the Germans assaulted the heavily fortified city of Liege, using the most powerful weapons in their enormous siege cannons to capture the city by August 15. Leaving death and destruction in their wake, including the shooting of civilians and the execution of a Belgian priest, whom they accused of inciting civilian resistancew, the Germans advanced through Belgium towards France.
  • Rasputin Downfall

    Rasputin Downfall
    A group of conspirators, including the czar's first cousin, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich, and Prince Felix Yusupov, invited Rasputin to Yusupov's palace and fed him wine and cakes laced with cyanide. Though Rasputin eventually became rather drunk, the poison seemed to have no effect.
  • Nicholas ll abdicated the throne

    Nicholas ll abdicated the throne
    The army garrison at Petrograd joined striking workers in demanding socialist reforms, and Czar Nicholas II was forced to abdicate. Nicholas and his family were first held at the Czarskoye Selo palace, then in the Yekaterinburg palace near Tobolsk
  • Lenin Returns from Exile

    Lenin Returns from Exile
    Vladimir Lenin, leader of the revolutionary Bolshevik Party, returns to Petrograd after a decade of exile to take the reins of the Russian Revolution.
  • Russia signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany.

    Russia signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany.
    Leading their respective delegations were foreign ministers Leon Trotsky of Russia, Richard von Kuhlmann of Germany and Count Ottokar Czernin of Austria.
  • Germany begins its final offensive of the WWI

    Germany begins its final offensive of the WWI
    The Saint Michael Offensive, named after Germany's patron saint, begins after a five-hour 6,000-gun artillery bombardment as 65 divisions from the German 2nd, 17th and 18th Armies attack the British 3rd and 5th Armies along a 60-mile front in the Somme.
  • Germany signs the Armistice at Compiègne, ending World War I.

    Germany signs the Armistice at Compiègne, ending World War I.
    The First World War ended when an armistice was signed between the Germans and the Allies. At that point, while Germany had no realistic hopes of winning the war. How unfavorable were the terms of Germany's surrender in WW1.The Armistice was an agreement to stop fighting and was signed between France, Britain, and Germany bringing four years of fighting in the First World War to an end.
  • Swastika Was Created

    Swastika Was Created
    This was used as a good symbol bit the natzi took it and made it a bad thing.
  • Beer hall Putsch

    Beer hall Putsch
    When hitlar led 2000 men in to take over Bavarian government which he failed at and was imprisoned and charged with treason of 5 years but only served 9 months
  • Wall Street Crash

    Wall Street Crash
    A major stock market crash that happened to the US and caused them to stop loaning Germany money so they went into debt.
  • Crystal Palace was burnt down

    This palace was made in 1851 and was the largest inclosed space in the world at the time and sadly brunt down
  • The Rape of Nanking

    The Rape of Nanking
    When the people of China’s were treated horribly by the Japanese and half of 600,000 died and it lasted about 6 weeks but about 20 Americans were there at the time and established an area that people can go for safety and they used the Red Cross and basically anyone who didn’t make it there died
  • The Night of Broken Glass

    The Night of Broken Glass
    Also known as Kristallacht was when a building was burned down as an act of revenge since a Jew killed a Nazi
  • Germany attacks Poland

    Germany attacks Poland
    Hitler claimed the massive invasion was a defensive action but Britain and France werent convinced so 2 days later they declared war on Germany which is convinced the start of World War II
  • The Final Solution

    The Final Solution
    The final solution was an attempt for the Nazis to exterminate the entire Jewish population of 11 million which was decided with 3 phases, phase 1 was shooting, phase 2 was gas vans but those took up too many recourses and so they started using camps. This took place over 4 years. (1941-1945)
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    DescriptionOperation Barbarossa was the code name for the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union this was Hitlars biggest mistake and he invaded Russia.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japanese attack on US army at Pearl Harbor and they failed because they didn’t get the ship that was needed but it brought the USA into the war against Japan and Germany.
  • Operation Overload

    Operation Overload
    To liberate France and start a war between Germany and France and they attacked them.
  • Assassination plot of Hitlar

    Assassination plot of Hitlar
    Major Claus von Stauffenberg planted the bomb but the plan didn’t work because the briefcase was put on the wrong side if they table and the leg of the table stopped it from hitting hitlar