World History 2

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In History
  • Gun Powder Plot

    Gun Powder Plot
    A group of Caothics plot to blow up paralament and king of England. British soldiers find Guy Fawkes in cellar with barrels of gunpowder. King of England’s kills all of the Catholics part of the plot.
  • Petition of Rights

    Petition of Rights
    Paraliament gets King Charles 1 to sign Petition of Rights. The Petition of Right makes the King have to go paraliament to pass taxation laws.
  • Charles 1 Executed

    Charles 1 Executed
    Paraliament and Oliver Cromwell executes King Charles 1.
  • On the Spirit of Laws

    On the Spirit of Laws
    Baron de Montesquieu publishes his book called “ On the Spirit of Laws”.
  • Candide

    Candide
    Volataire publishes his most famous works, “Candide”.
  • The Spinning Jenny

    The Spinning Jenny
    The Spinning Jenny was a key invention during the Industrial Revolution. It was invented by James Hargreaves. It's purpose was to be able to spin 8 cotton wheels at once, instead of one cotton wheel at once.
  • America's Independence

    America's Independence
    America declares Independence from England.
  • William Wilberforce in Parliament

    William Wilberforce in Parliament
    William Wilberforce was eleted into parliament for Hull.
  • The Summoning of the Estates-General

    The Summoning of the Estates-General
    It was a gathering between representatives from each estate to decide if 2nd estate should be taxed.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    It was a strike that was hold by the 3rd estate, where they stayed on a tennis court and refused to leave until Louis the 16th listened to them.
  • Storming of Bastille

    Storming of Bastille
    It was an invasion of a broken down prison that was being used to store gunpowder, and was caused by the 3rd estate.
  • Execution of King Louis XVl

    Execution of King Louis XVl
    Louis XVI is taken to the guillotine, and has his head chopped off. This was a public execution.
  • The Cotton Gin

    The Cotton Gin
    The Cotton Gin was also a very key invention during the Industrial Revolution. It was invented by Eli Whitney. its purpose was to be able to separate the seeds from the cotton. This made it a lot easier to gather cotton.
  • Cult of Reason

    Cult of Reason
    It was an atheistic religion that was supposed to replace the Catholic Church during the revolution.
  • Olaudah Equiano death

    Olaudah Equiano death
    Olaudah Equiano died at age 52. He was buried in Cambridge Shire, England.
  • Battle of the Nile

    Battle of the Nile
    Battle in Egypt between Napoleon who lead the French, and Lord Nelson who lead the British. Great Britain came on top and won the battle.
  • The birth of Dr. David Livingston

    The birth of Dr. David Livingston
    Dr. David Livingston was a physician from Scotland. He is mostly known for doing missionary work in Africa. He is also known for ending the East African Arab-Swahili slave trade.
  • Battle of Waterloo

    Battle of Waterloo
    Battle between Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington. Napoleon loses and is sent to and island called St. Helena
  • Greece Independence

    Greece Independence
    Revolts broke out against the Turks rule in Northern Greece. So on this day Greece officially gained independence from the Ottoman Empire.
  • Death of Napoleon

    Death of Napoleon
    Napoleon dies by a stomach ulcer on the island he was exiled to, St. Helena.
  • Death of Eli Whitney

    Death of Eli Whitney
    Eli Whitney was an inventor during the industrial revolution, and he created some key inventions like interchangeable parts, and the biggest one the cotton gin. Sadly his life eventually came to an end.
  • Tom Thumb

    Tom Thumb
    Tom Thumb was the first American-built steam locomotive to operate on a common-carrier railroad. It was invented by Peter Cooper.
  • Samuel Slater Death

    Samuel Slater Death
    Samuel Slater was known as either Slater the Traitor, or the Father of American Industrial Revolution. He was called these because during the 1800s he took ideas and new inventions from England to America. When England found out what he had done, they weren’t happy and called him Slater the traitor. But he helped a lot with starting the American industrial Revolution.
  • Communist Manifesto

    Communist Manifesto
    The communist manifesto was one the influential political document to be published. It was a major event in Victorian Era. It adressed issues like the struggles of classes, and the problems of capitalism. This document was published by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
  • President Louis Napoleon the 3rd

    President Louis Napoleon the 3rd
    After the Revolution of 1848, Napoleon was elected President of France. His term was only to last till 1852, but after that, he became Emperor of France, and served as Emperor until he was captured in 1870.
  • The Greath Exhibition

    The Greath Exhibition
    This was an event during the Victorian Era. Just for this one event a building called Crystal Palace was built in London. The purpose of the event was to show off all the new inventions and advancements that were being made. The Crystal Palace got set on fire and was burnt to the ground. The building was never used after this event.
  • Treaty of Kanagawa

    Treaty of Kanagawa
    The Treaty of Kanagawa was a trade treaty between Japan and the United States of America. It was supposed to show how Japan was trying not to isolate themselves from the rest of the world.
  • Sepoy Mutiny Violence

    Sepoy Mutiny Violence
    A sepoy named Mangal Pandey fired the first shot of the rebellion against the British. His unit in the Bengal Army, which refused to use the new rifle cartridges, was about to be disarmed and arrested. But Mangal Pandey shot a British sergeant on this exact day.
  • The 2 Opium War

    The 2 Opium War
    This date is the day the the second opium war ended. It was war between China and Great Britain. The cause of the war was that Great Britain kept smuggling illegal opium into China.
  • The last ship to arrive in Australia

    The last ship to arrive in Australia
    The last shipped that Britain sailed with convicts, is known as the Hougoumont. The date is day that the shipped actually arrived in Western Australia.
  • Birth of Mahatma Gandhi

    Birth of Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi was born on this day. He later became the leader of a peaceful protest that won India's independence from Great Britain.
  • First Electric Railway

    First Electric Railway
    This first electric railway track was one of the major advancements during the Victorian Era. It was built in Berlin, Germany and was built by Werner von Siemens.
  • The Boer War

    The Boer War
    The Boer War was, a war that was fought against the Brits and the natives of South Africa. The cause of the war was the natives refusing access to Britain of the land in South Africa, but like usually Britain won. This date is the day the war officially started.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    Boxer Rebellion
    This is the day that the boxer rebellion officially started. The boxer rebellion was an anti-imperialist, anti-colonial, and anti-Christian rebellion. It took place in China.
  • Death of Queen Victoria

    Death of Queen Victoria
    Queen Victoria was the queen of the United Kingdom. The time of her ruling is named after her called the Victorian Era. She was the longest reigning queen ever until Queen Elizabeth. She ruled for 63 years. But adventually her life came to an end.
  • Battle of Tsushima

    Battle of Tsushima
    The Battle of Tsushima was a neutral battle between Russia and Japan. It was a naval battle. Japan came out victorious because their navy was way more advanced then Russia's navy.
  • Germany declares war

    Germany declares war
    Germany declares war on France by sending men and using Schlieffen Plan.
  • Battle of Gallipoli

    Battle of Gallipoli
    Allies attack Ottoman Empire. This battle lasted over 8 months and the Ottoman Empire won so the allies had to retreat.
  • Battle of the Somme

    Battle of the Somme
    The start of a battle that was between the allied forces and Germany. This battle would end with over 1 million soldiers injured.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    The British intercept the Zimmerman Telegram in which Germany tries to convince Mexico to join the war. Once the United States finds out about this they declare war on Germany.
  • Outbreak in Government

    Outbreak in Government
    Soldiers mutiny against the government and the Petrograd Soviet is formed.
  • The last Czar

    The last Czar
    Nicholas the 2nd was the last Czar to rule in Russia. This is the day that he abdicated his thrown.
  • Winter Palace gets raided

    Winter Palace gets raided
    Bolshevik revolutionaries storm the Winter Palace and seize control of power from the Provisional Government.
  • Death in the Royal Family

    Death in the Royal Family
    On this day the Bolsheviks killed Nicholas ii and his family in the Ipatiev House.
  • Ireland’s Independence

    Ireland’s Independence
    All of Ireland but Northern Ireland declared independence from United Kingdom. After times of feeling mistreated and abused Ireland decided that they had enough of the United Kingdom so on this date they declared their Independence.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Germany signs the Treaty of Versailles which marks the end of World War 1.
  • The Start of the Weimar Republic

    The Start of the Weimar Republic
    An assembly met to write the constitution of the Weimar Rupublic in Weimar, Germany.
  • March on Rome

    March on Rome
    The March marked the beginning of fascist rule and lead to Mussolini’s rule in Italy.
  • Hitler’s rise to power

    Hitler’s rise to power
    On this day Hitler was elected Chancellor of Germany and a couple months later he became a dictator of Germany.
  • Dachau

    Dachau
    On this day, the SS opens up Dachau as a concentration, mostly for Jews.
  • Japanese Invades China

    Japanese Invades China
    The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China. This day isn’t the official day that Japan invades China.
  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    On this day, Hitler sent his Nazi troops to invade Poland, and the Germans succeeded. This event was known as the start of WW 2.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    On this day Japan dropped bombs on Pearl Harbor, where a U.S naval base was stationed. The next day America declaed war on Japan.
  • Germans genocide

    Germans genocide
    Germans begin the mass deportation of more than 65,000 Jews from Lodz to the Chelmno killing center.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    America, England, and Canada forces invade the beaches of Normandy, France, attacking German forces. Vicotory for the allied forces.
  • Start of Battle of Bulge

    Start of Battle of Bulge
    The last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II. Known as “Hitlers last offense”.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    This day is known as the day that the Japanese officially surrendered to the U.S government. It is now celebrated in U.S, on the day that Japan surrendered.