Western Civ.

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    Ancient Greece

    Ancient Greece
    -Greek language influenced the English language
    -Greece had the first democracy
    -Architecture with columns that we still use today
    -worlds first olympics that we still have today
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    They invented different kinds of art such as murals and portraits
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    Middle Ages

    Middle Ages
    The church was important and provided protection and food for the poor
    It was called the dark ages because a lot of people died and there was a lot of suffering
    Feudalism- serfs, knights, lords, and kings/ each group got and gave something
    A lot of there art was religious and explained the journey of Jesus since people couldn't read
  • Nov 22, 1300


    In the renaissance people invented new works of art such as new paintings, sculptures, and architecture.
  • Nov 22, 1492

    European Exploration- Columbus

    European Exploration- Columbus
    During the European exploration many explorers went out and through exploring, they discovered Africa, the Americas, and many other places. Another example is the Islands before the Americas, like Cuba.
  • Nov 22, 1521


    During the Reformation, Martin Luther fought for his beliefs about the problems in the Church. He wrote the 95 theses.
  • Spanish Armada

    Spanish Armada
    In the Spanish Armada King Louis tried to take over and defeat England. He brought a lot of ships and attacked England. He didn't win, England won.
  • Scientific Revolution

    Scientific Revolution
    In the Scientific Revolution, many people believed that the Earth was the center of the Universe. Some people started to think that the Earth was not the center of the universe. He believed that the Earth revolved around the Sun.
  • King Louis XIV (absolutism)

    King Louis XIV (absolutism)
    King Louis was an absolute ruler. He believed that the Gods chose him to be the King, so because of this no one could ever over rule him. He gave people jobs so that they did not have time to think about ways to "impeach" him
  • Glorious Revolution

    Glorious Revolution
    The Glorious rev. was when Queen Elizabeth got her father out of the Throne. She signed the Bill of Rights that stated that no ruler could have absolutism. They had now become a limited government.
  • Enlightenment

    During the enlightenment there were many great thinkers such as Locke, Voltaire, Hobbes, Beccaria, Montesquieu, and Mary Wollstonecraft