World History Important Events

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    World History Important Events

  • Proclomation of 1763

    Proclomation of 1763
    Proclomation of 1763Was signed by King George III of England, prohibits any English settlement west of the Appalachian mountains and requires those already settled in those regions to return east in an attempt to ease tensions with Native Americans.
  • Invention of the Spinning Jenny

    Invention of the Spinning Jenny
    The Invention of the Spinning JennyJames Hargreaves invents the spinning jenny, automating weaving the warp (in the weaving of cloth).
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    Stamp Actbritish Parliment passed the stamp act which is a tax on paper. This was one of the leads to the American revolution.
  • Declaration of Independence was signed

    Declaration of Independence was signed
    Declaraton of IndependenceWas written mainly by Thomas Jefferson, and it was aletter to Great Britain saying they have freedoms, and they are going to Declare war for Inpendence.
  • The American Revolution ends

    The American Revolution ends
    Americsan Revolution endsThe Treaty of Paris is signed by The United States of America and Great Britain, ending the war
  • French revolutionary War

    French revolutionary War
    The French RevolutionBetween 1789 and 1802 France was wracked by a revolution which radically changed the government, administration, military and culture of the nation as well as plunging Europe into a series of wars.
  • The Civil war

    The Civil war
    Civil WarA war between the North and the South. The battle was caused because of the economic, and different beleifs on how to run the country. A big difference was belief on slavery.
  • Invention of Telephone

    Invention of Telephone
    Invention of the telephoneAlexander Grahm Bell invented the telephone, which was a big spread of communication across the world.
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    World War 1The First World War, originally called the Great War, raged from 1914 to 1918. Mostly fought in western Europe in muddy, bloody trenches, WWI saw the introduction of the machine gun and poison gas into battle.
  • The Russian Revolution

    The Russian Revolution
    Russian RevolutionThe Russian Revolution of 1917 is also called the Bolshevik Revolution or the October Revolution. In 1917 there were actually two revolutions in Russia. One was the February Revolution in which the Tsar abdicated his throne and the Provisional Government took power. The other was the October Revolution in which the Provisional Government was overthrown by the Bolsheviks.