The revolution

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    In the world, between 1600 and 1800, the revolution was going on. It consisted of absolution, the enlightment, and the French revolution. There are many reasons as to why all of these things happend
  • Galileo

    Galileo built the first telescope. He built it for astronomy. He used this telescope to scan the heavens.
  • 30 Years War

    30 Years War
    The 30 years war began mostly becasue of religious problems between Catholics and Protestants. This war involved all of Europle excluding Europe. Some of the people from the Catholic church wanted to break off because they did not believe in what the Catholics did. They became known as protestants.
  • The Scientific Method

    The Scientific Method
    The Scientific Method was a new approach to investigation and discovery. Francis Bacon wrote that the only way to gain scientific knowledge was through experiment. Others placed more emphasis on reason.
  • Dialogue Concerning Two Chief World Systems

    Dialogue Concerning Two Chief World Systems
    Galileo published Dialogue Concerning Two Chief World Systems in 1632. It showed views of Ptolemy and Copernicus theories. It clearly showed that Galilao supported the Copernicus theory.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The Civil War broke out because of the idea that the people were apointed to only answer to God. King Charles was a strong Catholic. Cavaliers supported the King V. Roundheads.
  • 30 years war

    30 years war
    The 30 years war ended in 1948. It ended with Peace of Westphalia. It ended up dividing The Holy Roman Empire into two states that would be independent.
  • Thomas Hobbes

    Thomas Hobbes
    In 1651 Thomas Hobbes wrote about his views on the government. This book was called Leviathan. He wrote that people were selfish and greedy. He believed that people needed a government to impose order.
  • The Scepticle Chemist

    The Scepticle Chemist
    The Sceptical Chemist was Robert Boyle's first work. It described matter as a cluster of small particles. When changes in matter happened, then the clusters were rearranged.
  • Religious Gatherings

    Religious Gatherings
    In 1670 there were religious gatherings. Clergyman Philipp Jakob Spener, supported these gatherings. His influence entered Sweden in the 1720s.
  • Massachusetts Gains Title

    Massachusetts Gains Title
    Massachusetts finaly gains a new title. The title was to Maine for 6000 dollars. This happened after much debate.
  • The Mathmatical Principles of Nature Philosophy

    The Mathmatical Principles of Nature Philosophy
    Newton published his greatest work called The Mathmatical Principles of Nature Philosophy. It was also known as the Principi. The law states that gravity affects objects on the earth and in the universe.
  • English Revolution

    English Revolution
    England had tried to get rid of its monarchy but they accepted Charles 2nd back into the church. The Idea of Devine Right of Kings was where they were appointed to only anwer to God. This caused problems with parliament.
  • Two Treatises on Civil Government

    Two Treatises on Civil Government
    In 1690, John Locke published "Two Treatises on Civil Government." He argues that government should pretect people's rights. He didn't believe that monarchs were chosen by God.
  • Precise Measurements

    Precise Measurements
    Antoine- Laurent Lavoisier was the first to develope methods for precise measurements.. He proved that matter can not be destroyed or created. He invented the first periodic table that included 33 elements.
  • Conservative Party Wins

    Conservative Party Wins
    The conservative party wins clear majority in the October parlimentary elections. It outs the Whig government that was led by the duke of Marlborough. This is when Britain achieves the first peaceful transfer of power.
  • French Pholosopher

    French Pholosopher
    in 1717 a frech pholosopher was jailed for his writtings. The Duke of Orleans thought that he was mocking him and imprisoned Arouet for 11 months. He wrote his first play in prison.
  • John Smybert

    John Smybert
    Jphn Smybert was a house painter. He expressed his life through most of his paintings. He set out for london after his painting career and wrote down events of his life in a notebook.
  • Treaty of Nystad

    Treaty of Nystad
    In 1721 the treaty of Nystad was signed. It was signed by Russia and Sweden. This treaty ended the Great Northern War.
  • Georgia

    America's Georgia colony begins in a chartergranted by George II to English philanthropists. This included James E. Oglethorpe. They wanted lands between the Altamah and Savannah Rivers.
  • The Spirit of the Laws

    The Spirit of the Laws
    Baron de Montesquieu was a French thinker that said the best form of government included a seperation of powers. He believed that dividing power among branches of government would prevent an individual or group from taking advantage of it's power. In his book he wrote about his admiration for Great Britain's government.
  • Publication

    In 1759 the government tried to stop publication. Diderot completed the remaining volumes of the Encyclopedia in secret. He did this because French leaders said it critisized the church.
  • Catherine 2nd

    Catherine 2nd
    Catherine 2nd became the ruler of Russia in 1762. She dreamed that she would establish order and justice in Russia. She wanted to do this while supporting education and culture.
  • Encyclopedia

    Diderot completed his last volume of the encyclopedia in 1772. He worked on them for 27 years. He published a total of 28 volumes. The government tried to stop the publication in 1759.
  • Joseph 2nd

    Joseph 2nd
    Joseph 2nd became emperor in 1780. He embarked on an ambitious reform program. He was the most radical enlightened despot.
  • A Vindication of the Rights of Women

    A Vindication of the Rights of Women
    Mary Wollstonecraft published A Vindication of the Rights of Women in 1792. In her book she argued that if men and women had the same education, then they would be equal in society. She demanded equal rights for women.