Changes in Europe

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In History
  • Galileo Invents the Hydrostatic Balance and the Telescope

    Galileo Invents the Hydrostatic Balance and the Telescope
    Galileo had many inventions and he was a huge part of the scientific revolution. He invented the hydrostatic balance. He also invented the telescope
  • The 30 Years war

    The 30 Years war
    This date marks the beginning of the 30 years war. The war was between Protestants and Catholics. It involved all of Europe except for England.
  • King Charles and the English Revolution

    King Charles and the English Revolution
    This is the day that King Charles was put into power. The English Revolution started because he started the idea of "the divine rights of the king". He pretty much ignored everyone but himself and this started the revolution.
  • Galileo

    Galileo
    Galileo had many ideas and he was a big part of the Enlightenment. He invented the telescope and many theories. He was put in jail for some of his ideas in 1633.
  • The English Revolution

    The English Revolution
    The English Revolution was held between the Caviliers and the Roundheads. The Caviliers supported the divine rights of the King, while the Roundheads supported Parliment. Cromwell lead the Roundheads.
  • Surrender of the English Throne

    Surrender of the English Throne
    The throne surrenders to the Parliment. Then Cromwell kicks out the people he does,nt like. Then Cromwell altogether takes over.
  • The Peace of Westphalia

    The Peace of Westphalia
    The Peace of Westphalia ended the 30 years war. After 30 years of fighting and disagreement this treaty ended it all. It also divided the Holy Roman Empire into two seperate parts.
  • Hobbes and the Enlightenment

    Hobbes and the Enlightenment
    This is the year hobbes published his book "Leviathan" . He eas a big influence on the Enlightenment. He had many ideas about how men are equal.
  • The English Restoration

    The English Restoration
    Charles II came back and took the throne. He restored the monarchy in England. However it is only a limited monarchy.
  • Reign of the Sun King

    Reign of the Sun King
    King Louis XIV is king of France. He started one of the four wars that happened under his reign in 1642. This one was the Dutch War.
  • James II Becomes King and Retreats

    James II Becomes King and Retreats
    When Charles II died James II became king, but he didn't get along with the Parliment. Eventually the Parliment told William and Mary to invade. When they did James II retreated and William and Mary become King and Queen.
  • Peter the Great

    Peter the Great
    Peter the Great was one of the best rulers Russia ever had. He really tried to stress Westernization. He was named Peter the Great for his attempts to Westernize Europe.
  • St. Petersberg is Founded

    St. Petersberg is Founded
    Peter the Great founds St. Petersberg. It is to be the new capital of Russia. He founded it after himself and to move the capital west to Westernize Russia.
  • Voltaire is Exiled from Paris

    Voltaire is Exiled from Paris
    Volitaire's ideas about tolerence are what made him famous. He criticized Christianity. Him criticizing Christianity didn't earn him many friends at that time.
  • Sir Isaac Newton

    Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton died on this day. He had made many discoveries in the field of science. His laws of physics were a great feat and a starting point for lots of modern science.
  • Fredrick The Great

    Fredrick The Great
    Fredrick the Great began his rule in 1730. He ruled Prussia.
  • Montesque

    Montesque
    Montesque published the "Spirit of the Laws". He had many ideas about politics. He was one of the major Enlightenment thinker.
  • Diderot

    Diderot
    The first volume of the Encyclopedia was made in 1751. Diderot took lots of information and recorded it, making the encyclopedia.
  • King Louis XIV

    King Louis XIV
    On this day in history King Louis XIV married Marie Antoinette. He was known as the sun king.
  • The 3rd Estate

    The 3rd Estate
    The 3rd Estate in France is beginning to become annoyed with the French government. They are always out voted. This will eventually start the revolution.
  • The French Revolution

    The French Revolution
    The French Revolution begins, many events happen and affect the 3rd estate. The 3rd Estate is kicked out of the government. The commons meet and attack the Bastelle.
  • The New French Constitution

    The New French Constitution
    After winning the revolution, the common people get a new constitution. It will benefit them in many ways.