Sol 6

Timeline created by 4031887
  • 1215

    The Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta
    Was signed establishing the foundations of English rights
  • 1543

    Nicolaus Copernicus

    Nicolaus Copernicus
    Developed the heliocentric theory
  • Johannes Kepler

    Johannes Kepler
    Discovered planetary motion
  • William Harvey

    William Harvey
    Showed that the heart acted as a pump to circulate blood throughout the body
  • Galileo

    Galileo
    Used the telescope to support the proof of the heliocentric theory
  • The English Civil War

    The English Civil War
    Began between the Roundheads (supporters of Parliament) and the Cavilers (supporters of the King)
  • Louis XIV

    Louis XIV
    Became the king of France
  • Charles I of England

    Charles I of England
    Was beheaded
  • Oliver Cromwell

    Oliver Cromwell
    Began his rule of England as the Lord Protector
  • The Restoration of Charles II

    The Restoration of Charles II
    The monarchy was put back in control in England
  • The Palace of Versailles

    The Palace of Versailles
    Was built under the reign of Louis XIV
  • James II

    James II
    became the King of England
  • The Age of Reason

    The Age of Reason
    (the Enlightenment) began
  • Issac Newton

    Issac Newton
    Published his law of gravity
  • William and Mary

    William and Mary
    became the leaders of England (this is referred to as the Glorious Revolution)
  • The English Bill of Rights

    The English Bill of Rights
    Was passed laying out specific rights of Parliament and putting limits on royal power
  • The Westernization of Russia

    The Westernization of Russia
    Was started by Peter the Great
  • St. Peterburg

    St. Peterburg
    Became the capital of Russia under Peter the Great
  • Edward Jenner

    Edward Jenner
    Introduced a vaccine to prevent small pox
  • Peter I

    Peter I
    Became the czar of Russia