World History

  • King James' Men Search the Cellars

    King James' Men Search the Cellars
    Lord Monteagle was sent a letter saying "Do not enter the House of the Parliament on November 5." He showed this letter to King James. James had his guards search the cellars and find Guy Fawkes loading them with gunpowder. Guy was found, tourtured, and eventually hung.
  • Guy Fawkes is Caught and Arrested

    Guy Fawkes is Caught and Arrested
    Guy Fawkes was plotting to blow up the House of Parliament, hoping to kill King James. He was caught filling the underground cellars with barrels of gunpowder. He was taken to the Tower of London.
  • Recalled Parliament

    Recalled Parliament
    Charles kept calling onto parliament when he need money. This was when parliament got really angry at the kings demands and decided to do something about it.
  • Catholic Rebellion

    Catholic Rebellion
    A catholic rebellion hit and soon spread throughout the country. more people started to become catholic including the king. Parliament did not like the spread.
  • Small Battles

    Small Battles
    The Royalists decide to fight one more time against the Cavaliers. However, they find that the opposing team is much bigger, and decide to retire rather than fight.
  • Charles Surrenders to Parliament

    Charles Surrenders to Parliament
    King Charles decides that Parliament is too powerful, and surrenders. the Parliament won, and got rid of the king.
  • Charles Imprisoned

    Charles Imprisoned
    Charles was arrested by Parliament and was no longer the King of England. This was the day Parliament officially became in charge.
  • Restoration

    After Oliver Cromwell died, Charles II became king of England. He restored Parliament, which Cromwell dismissed indefinitely. Oliver Cromwell could no longer have poser of England.
  • The Glorious Revolution

    The Glorious Revolution
    The King was catholic, and this was not liked by Parliament. They decided to crown William and Mary. king and queen, for two reasons. One, They were not catholic, and two, they were still a part of the royal family.
  • England slave demand

    England slave demand
    The War of the Spanish Succession greatly weakens Spain and Portugal. England now becomes the main supplier of slaves.
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution
    The industrial revolution began, which change many people’s lives for good, and bad. Slavery came out of it, but it made the world a lot more modern and easier.
  • James Watts' steam engine

    James Watts' steam engine
    Another influential innovation is James Watt’s steam engine. In 1764, while repairing a Newcomen steam engine, Watt noticed that it wastes a lot of steam. Watt develops a way to improve the Newcomen machine.
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    James Hargreaves invented the spinning Jenny. This made clothing a lot faster to create and a lot more accessible. This soon became a huge invention, used in factories.
  • Committee Against Slavery

    Committee Against Slavery
    British Quakers form a committee against slavery and the slave trade. This made a huge dent in the slave world.
  • The "Tenis Coart Oath"

    The "Tenis Coart Oath"
    The Tenis Coart Oath was called by the third estate, to get a constitution from the king. They swore not to leave until they were granted one.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    A Paris mob, stormed bastille On July 14, 1789 to try and free the prisoners. Bastille used to me a place, but was currently a prsion to seven prisoners.
  • First use of guillotine

     First use of guillotine
    The Guillotine was invented by joesph Guillotin and was used first on April 25, 1792.
  • Louis XVI executed

    Louis XVI executed
    Louis XVI was married to Marie Antoinette. He was King during the Frech revoultion. He was executed on January 21, 1793.
  • Marie Antoinette executed

    Marie Antoinette executed
    Soon after her husband, Louis XVI, was executed, marie antoinette soon followed.
  • Robespierre guillotined

    Robespierre guillotined
    After Maximilian Robespierre was executed, this put an end to the french Revolution. This was the last execution during this period of time.
  • Napoleon Married Joesphine

    Napoleon Married Joesphine
    Napoleon needs a rich spouse and proposes to Josephine, who originates from an affluent family. Josephine consents to wed him, yet she isn't sure she needs to wed him from the start since she thinks he is somewhat odd.
  • smallpox vaccine

    smallpox vaccine
    Dr Edward Jenner performing his first vaccination on James Phipps, a boy of age 8. the vaccine spread and eventually, completely k smallpox!
  • Train invention

    Train invention
    The train was invented and completely changed the world! This aloud fast transportation, and a lot more goods could be shipped.
  • Napoleon Divorces Josephine

    Napoleon Divorces Josephine
    Napoleon divorces his wife, Josephine, because she had not had any children with him. Josephine had given birth to two children in her previous marriage. He later marries Marie-Lousie who does give him a son.
  • Napoleons last battle

    Napoleons last battle
    After escaping from Elba, Napoleon goes back to France to try and take control of the army and the government again. The British and Prussians defeat France in June at the Battle of Waterloo.
  • Queen Victoria Crowned

    Queen Victoria Crowned
    "Queen Victoria takes the crown at the age of 18. The granddaughter of King George III, her father died when she was just 8 months old, and her three uncles also died, putting her first in line as heir to the throne."
  • Start of the Opium War

    Start of the Opium War
    The opium war was the result of the British, smuggling Opium to Chinese ports. Many of the Chinese people were getting addicted and when the smuggling didn't stop, war struck.
  • Queen Victoria Marries Prince Albert

    Queen Victoria Marries Prince Albert
    Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, her first cousin. As queen, she was the one to propose. During their 17 years of marriage the couple had nine children.
  • Treaty of Nanjing

    Treaty of Nanjing
    The treaty of Nanjing ended the opium war. It allowed the trading of Opium to be legalized so that china could control the amount coming in.
  • Sewing Machine

    Sewing Machine
    Elias Howe invented the sewing machine. Also more people had a lot more free time after he introduced the sewing machine into the world. This was also in huge demand in factories around England.
  • Corsets become popular

    Corsets become popular
    A major innovation in 19th century corsetry was the introduction of the front fastening busk in 1848. This allowed a woman to have independence and put on her corset easily by herself.
  • The Suez Canal

    The Suez Canal
    The Suez canal was built to modernize and speed up travel to the Mediterranean sea. Many countries wanted to colonize egypt to control the Suez canal. It was a very useful, and smart invention.
  • Start of the La Belle Epoque

    Start of the La Belle Epoque
    "Literally translated to “the beautiful era,” Paris' La Belle Époque lasted from 1871 to 1914. During this time, several aspects of Parisian culture saw important developments."
  • Dr Livingstones Death

    Dr Livingstones Death
    Dr Livingstone was a missionary who traveled to Africa. he died a very devastating death on May 1, 1873, from malaria.
  • Telephone invention

    Telephone invention
    They were spoken by Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, when he made the first call on March 10, 1876, to his assistant.
  • phonograph invented

    phonograph invented
    Thomas Edison invents his sound-recording machine or phonograph—a forerunner of the record player and CD player.
  • Berlin Conference

    Berlin Conference
    The Berlin conference was a series of meetings discussing the land of Africa and who to divide it too. It started on November 15, 1884, and ended on February 26, 1885.
  • Treaty of Shimonoseki

    Treaty of Shimonoseki
    The treaty of Shimonoseki ended the war and was a treaty of peace between Japan and China.
  • Assassination of Franz Fernand

    Assassination of Franz Fernand
    The assassination of Franz Fernand is known as "the spark" of the war. This means that it was the one thing that set the war off. The assin didnt mean to shoot Franz, but he happened to turn the corner as he shot the bullet. Franz was the heir to the throne at the time of his death.
  • The Death of Edith Cowell

    The Death of Edith Cowell
    Edith cowell was a woman nurse who never turned down a patient no matter what side they were labbled. She was seen as a traitor to many people in the war and was sentanced to death. However she was assassinated before her death day.
  • The Armistice

    The Armistice
    Germany was exhuased with fighting and was running out of supplies. Becuase Germany was being balmed for the war, they were inforced rules and terms that limited their rights. The armistice was signed on November 11, 1918 at 11am. This put a stop to the fighting but NOT the war.
  • The Treaty of Versailles

    The Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles was the official end to the war. The big four were the ruler of America, France, Italy, and Britain. The point of the treaty was for the four to come up with terms for Germany, and to put an end to the war altogether.