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World History

  • Death of Elizabeth I

  • Gunpowder plot

    Gunpowder plot
    A group of people had an idea to kill the King by putting gunpowder under the House of Parliament and they were caught and the leader was brutally beaten. And people celebrate this date by burning effigies of Guy Fawkes
  • Death of King James I

  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    The Parliament created a group of grievances and prepared a Petition of Right. This petition was brought to the King and it was designed to protect subjects from any taxation that unauthorized by Parliament. There were two groups, the Royalists and the Parliamentarians. Link text
  • Charles Declares War

    Charles Declares War
    Charles formally Declares War at Nottingham
  • Battle of Naseby

    Battle of Naseby
    This was the battle that confirmed who won the war. The Parliamentarians broke their siege at Oxford. The Royalists were forced into battle and go their troops ready. The battle begun and it lasted three hours. Unfortunately for King Charles the Royalists lost. King Charles fled the battle field when it was clear who won the battle, and with the battle ,the war. Link text
  • Death of Oliver Cromwell

  • Spinning Jenny

    The Spinning Jenny was created by James Hargreaves.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    The Third Estate vowed to not leave the Tennis court. They did this because they wanted the King to create a new constitution. The King agreed and eventually they left.
  • Storming of Bastille

    Storming of Bastille
    People stormed Bastille. Bastille stored ammo for guns and Cannons. It also used to be a prison
  • The Wives March

    The Wives March
    The women marched to the Kings Palace. The end result was that the King had to go back to France
  • Execution of Louis XVI

    Execution of Louis XVI
  • Execution of Marie Antoinette

    Execution of Marie Antoinette
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney created the cotton gin.This made slavery more profitable
  • The First Locomotive

    The First Locomotive
    The first locomotive journey that took place in February. Locomotives were good for England because they are faster than horses.
  • The Luddites attack

    The Luddites attack
    The luddites destroyed some machines in a factory. Luddites were the group of people that didn’t like what was happening during the industrial revolution
  • Parliament Strikes back

    Parliament Strikes back
    Parliament made a law that said that if you attack a factory you could be punished by death.
  • Abolition of Child labor

    Abolition of Child labor
    Abolition of child labors laws were passed in 1833 for the factories and 1842 for the mines
  • Abolition of Slavery in England

    Abolition of Slavery in England
    Wilberforce had helped this law come to place. Slavery was finally abolished in 1833
  • Queen Victoria takes the throne

    Queen Victoria takes the throne
    Her father King George III died when she was 8 months
  • Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert

    Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert
    Prince Albert was her first cousin. Sadly he died in 1861. They had a total of 9 children.
  • The Telegraph

    The Telegraph
    Samuel F.B Morse created the telegraph. The first message sent was "What hath God wrought?" He sent this in Washington, and it ended in Baltimore.
  • The First Telephone Call

    The First Telephone Call
    Alexander Graham Bell was the one who made the telephone. His first call was to his assistant Thomas Watson.
  • The light bulb

    The light bulb
    Thomas Edison was the one who invented the light bulb. Light bulbs improved light in the room. He also invented 999 other inventions.
  • Queen Victoria dies

    Queen Victoria dies
    She died at 81. She died on the Isle of Wright. Her son Edward VII took the throne after her death
  • The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife

    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife
    They were assassinated by a guy named Garvillo Princip. This event helped start The Great War or World War I
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

     Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
    This begins Russia's first World War
  • Britain and France declare war on the Ottoman Empire.

    Britain and France declare war on the Ottoman Empire.
    Britain and France declare war on the Ottoman Empire.
  • Sinking of the Lustitania

    Sinking of the Lustitania
    Germany sinks one of USA boats. This action could be one of the reasons USA joins the War later.
  • The First Battle Somme

    The First Battle Somme
    This battle was the result of mant deaths. The germans and brtish's casualties added up to 1,000,000
  • Czar Nicholas II gets abdicated

    Czar Nicholas II gets abdicated
    He gets forced out of power because all of his poor decisions.
  • Lenin returns to Russia and announces the April Theses.

    Lenin returns to Russia and announces the April Theses.
  • America Declares War on Germany

    America Declares War on Germany
    The United States declares war on Germany after many problems they gave America, like the sinking of the Lusitania and the Zimmerman Telegraph.
  • Provisional forces move against the Bolsheviks in Saint Petersburg

    Provisional forces move against the Bolsheviks in Saint Petersburg
  • Lenin closes down the Constituent Assembly.

    Lenin closes down the Constituent Assembly.
  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk is signed

    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk is signed
    This treaty made it so Russia can withdraw from the World War. But Russia would have to give up some things like territory.
  • The Romanov Family Assassination

    The Romanov Family Assassination
    The Royal family was assassinated. There were speculations that Anastasia was still alive, but they later found her body.
  • The War Is Over

    The War Is Over
    Germany and the Allies end the war with Wilson's 14 points. This meant that the war was over
  • The Death of Lenin

    The Death of Lenin
    This death then leads to a power struggle between Trotsky and Stalin.