World History

  • Fawkes capture

    Fawkes capture
    Guy fawkes was guarding the 36 barrels of gun powder. The king was notified by an anonymous sender that there was a plot to kill him. So the king sent soldiers down in the rooms and the found him. he was eventually killed.
  • Gunpowder Plot

    Gunpowder Plot
    This even was the assassination of King James I. Guy Fawkes had 2 tons of gunpowder underneath the House of Parlament. Then Guy Fawkes was captured and tortured to tell the king everything about every person that was involved.
  • The execution of Guy Fawkes

    The execution of Guy Fawkes
    8 survivors were given a trial and all of those survivors were sentenced to be hanged.
  • The battle of Worcester

    The battle of Worcester
    This battle took place on September 3 when Oliver Cromwells 28,000 men defeated 16,000 royalists. The royalists forces took a defensive position around the city of Worcester. Cromwell divided his forces into two groups and sent them to each crossing point, and the royalists were beaten back and eventually fled.
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    Also known as the 7 year war, the French and Indian war took place between Britain and France. The reason it’s call the French and Indian war is because the Indians had to chooses sides when battling. The war was between the 60,000 French colonists and the 2 million British people.
  • The industrial revolution

    The industrial revolution
    The industrial revolution is the time where people started to rely on machines to do our jobs. This event took place mainly in England but there was some in America. The main thing they started to use more of was iron and coal.
  • Watt Improves the Steam Engine

    Watt Improves the Steam Engine
    James Watts was an average man when he was given a broken steam engine. He took the old steam engine and recreated it into his own model. the would eventually become the wide spread use of a steam engine because it was more efficient.
  • The american revolution

    The american revolution
    This war is the war between the 13 colonies and England. This war was fought for the independence of america and so the Americans don’t have to pay taxes. When America won they named them self’s a democracy, the first fully fictional one of a kind.
  • Amazing Grace Creation

    Amazing Grace Creation
    amazing grace was a song written to protest black right. it was made by John Newton. the song was created using a beat he heard while transporting slave and he took it and made a song with it.
  • Cotton Mill Creation

    Cotton Mill Creation
    Samuel Slater was tired of having to go through all the cotton with his hands and pick all the seeds out. So he decided it was time to try to invent a cotton processing machine. So he took a old sifter and created a process that sorted the seeds out of the cotton and made it bigger and made the machine to do it for him.
  • Abolition of Slave Trade Bill Creation

    Abolition of Slave Trade Bill Creation
    The abolition of the slave trade was a major accomplishment. It had resulted from many abolitionist working against the government to free slaves. The had worked to get the slaves free for almost 30 years and finally, with the support of the population, had freed slaves.
  • Telegraph Invented

    Telegraph Invented
    Samuel Morse was tired of sending letters to his family in America and hated how long it took to get there. So he decide it was time to make a message machine. He took a piece of wood and attached a tapper to it and set up another area to receive it.
  • Morse Code

    Morse Code
    Morse Code was invented with the telegraph to be sent as messages to other people faster. But it was first used in the army in 1844. In the army it was a big advantage that the soldiers could take to each other and have the enemy not know whet their doing.
  • Steel Plow was Invented

    Steel Plow was Invented
    John Deere was a farmer settling in America when he had the idea to try and improve the plow. He first took an average plow and reinforced it with steel, which made it stronger and more effective. Then he took the plow he had created and made a new one entirely out of steel and it worked so well that it even plowed through dry and hard ground.
  • Light Bulb

    Light Bulb
    The first light bulb was invented by Thomas Edison. He made the bulb to allow for more light than a candle and use less space and smell better. He also made it to help him see at night while he was doing more inventing.
  • First car

    First car
    After long days and nights carl benz created the first self driving car. It was very expensive when first made and not very good. Later on Henry ford made the model T and made it affordable.
  • Eiffel Tower

    Eiffel Tower
    When France holds a world fair, they go big. The original use of the tower was to be the entrance to the fair but was later turned into a communications tower so the government didn't tear it down. Today we know it is one of the most recognizable images.
  • Drefus affair

    Drefus affair
    The dreyfus affair was a political wrong doing because it was a racial injustice to the Jews. There was evidence of a spy in the French military and the government assumed it was dreyfus because of the codename. So they tried him in court and used fake evidence to send him away, but years later they overturned the case and ruled that he was innocent.
  • Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria
    The queen of England at the time, and was very famous. She is responsible for many traditions inclined dreading and death. She was the longest ruler of England before the current one, at 63 years
  • First Flight

    First Flight
    The Wright brothers, originally from Ohio, created the first working plane/glider. There first successful attempt was at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and they flew 100 ft. This was the start of a great advancement in airplanes because in 10-15 years they already had guns on them.
  • Germany Begins Naval Blockade on Britain

    Germany Begins Naval Blockade on Britain
    Germany recognized that Britain was an island and quickly mobilized their U-boats to attack the British navy. Once the U-boats were in position the naval boats were mobilized to stop the remaining boats. The Germans were unsuccessful in stopping the British navy and the British troops landed in Europe to help the French.
  • Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
    While visiting in Sarajevo, archduke Ferdinand was out for a ride. While on that ride, their directions got mixed up and was forced to stop to turn the car around. While stoped Garvrio Princip pulled out his gun and assassinated Ferdinand and his wife Sofia.
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    The Germans had suspicions of the Lusitania carrying munitions from America to the front lines. So the Germans fired on an unarmed British ship leaving America. The ship did end up having munitions to help the British.
  • Battle of the Somme

    Battle of the Somme
    The allied powers troops attached the Germans and was able to push them back to the river Somme. Once at the river, the Germans crossed the river and quickly dug trenched to give them an advantage. The battle was one of the biggest battles and one with the most casualty’s.
  • United States Joins the War

    United States Joins the War
    United States intercepted an message from Germany to Mexico trying to recruit them. Also the sinking of the Lusitania, caused the United States to join in revenge against the Germans. The joining was at the end of the war but was also a big help to the British to finally take down the Germans.
  • Russia signs armistice with germany

    Russia signs armistice with germany
    Russia was getting tired of the war and was losing the most troops. Then the Russian government changed and wanted to be popular among the people so they decided to pull out. Russia signed the treaty and officially left the war causing the war to go from two to a one front war.
  • Germany Signs Armistice Officially Ending the War

    Germany Signs Armistice Officially Ending the War
    Germany was losing people and troops fast. Also they were losing popularity in their own people. The Germans were forced to sign a treaty that they had no say in, and were force to take al, the blame for starting the war.
  • Pankhurst

    Emiline Pankhust was a women's right activists during Victorian England. She was one of the major reasons women got to vote. She was also the frontrunner for women to have equal pay.