Revolutions Digital Timeline

Timeline created by Scarlett B.
In History
  • Thirty Year's War

    Thirty Year's War
    The Thirty Year’s War all began as a fight between the catholic and protestant states that created the holy roman empire. There was brutal warfare and both sides of the armies gained allies leading to the war becoming as long as it did. This war was very important as it helped lay the foundation for the modern day state and it established boundaries for countries that were involved in the war. [source]
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    The English bill of rights came to be when William III and Mary II signed the law into act. During English bill of rights it had made the king or queen the head of the state, but their power was limited by the law. The English bill of rights is important because it limited the power of the monarchy and had an impact on the government in England as well as the laws, documents, and ideologies in many different countries. [Source]
  • War of Astrian Succession

    War of Astrian Succession
    The War of Austrian Succession all began because the succession to the crown that Maria Theresa had was questioned. During the war the King of Prussia, King Fredrick II had invaded the Austrian province of Silesia. Also different states wanted to take advantage of the struggle to attain the Habsburg possessions for themselves and to also reduce Austrian’s power. This war was important as it changed history. [Source]
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The stamp act came to be when the British Parliament wanted to refill their finances after the seven years’ war. During the stamp act, colonists started a resistance and mobbed the stamp distributors in order to change the stamp act. The stamp act was important as it helped led to the revolutionary war and later American independence. [source]
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    The American revolution started because there was new land that the crown owned and led to new taxes. During the revolutionary war the Declaration of independence came to be. The American revolution led to many important things such as independence and many new ideas. [Source]
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The treaty of Paris came to be when American statesmen negotiated the peace treaty with the spokesmen of King Gorge III of Great Britain in order to end the war. This led to American independence and allowed for westward expansion. The treaty of Paris was important as it had ended the war between America and Great Britain. [Source]
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    The country becoming bankrupt a drought, poor harvest, cattle disease, rising bread prices, and heavy taxes had a negative impact on the peasants and poor and as a result the French revolution started. During the revolution, citizens destroyed and rebuilt the country's land and a result centuries old monarchy was uprooted. The Revolution was very important as it helped shaped the world by showing the power that people can hold.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    The oath came to be when the national assembly gathered to enter a meeting hall and found it to be locked. They found this to be aggressive and entered an empty tennis court and swore an oath. During the oath the national assembly refused the kings orders. This oath was important as it was a memorable defiance against the old regime. [Source]
  • Storming of the Bastile

    Storming of the Bastile
    The event occurred as the people of Paris were suffering from food shortages & heavy taxes that was used to pay the king’s debts as well as other problems that caused an upset leading the people to march to Hotel des Invalides stealing firearms & canons.They still needed gunpowder, thus they stormed the bastille, freed the prisoners & took the governor hostage.This introduced liberty, human/civil rights as well many other ideas Source]
  • Regin of Terror

    Regin of Terror
    The Regin of terror began when the government decided to punish those who were suspected to be enemies of the revolution. During the Regin of terror many were executed, many died in prison with, and more than 300.000 suspect were arrested. This was important as the Regin of terror helped protect France for enemies.[Source]