Events in History 1600-1800

Timeline created by EmmaRingler
In History
  • Queen Elizabeth Dies

    Queen Elizabeth Dies
    Queen Elizabeth died of blood poisoning. A relative of the Tudors from Scotland became king. Conflict in parliament erupted when James I had a view of absolute monarchy.
  • Thirty Years War

    Thirty Years War
    Thirty Years War started in 1618 and ended in 1648. It was between the Catholics and the Protestants in Europe. It involved all of Europe except England.
  • The Bohemian Revolt

    The Bohemian Revolt
    The Bohemian Revolt was one of four phases in the Thirty Years War. An assembly of Protestants seized two Catholic councillors and threw them out of the palace window. This event, known as the (Second) Defenestration of Prague, started the Bohemian Revolt
  • Charles I of England

    Charles I of England
    Charles I became King of England on March 27th, 1625. He had this title for 24 years. His last years were when he fought in the English Civil War.
  • Treaty of Stettin

    Treaty of Stettin
    During the Thirty Years War, the Treaty of Stettin was signed by Sweden and Pomerania. This created a close alliance between them. Also, gave Sweden full military control over Pomerania.
  • English Civil War

    English Civil War
    The English Civil War started in 1642 and ended in 1651. This war led to the execution of Charles I. It also established the republican of commonwealth.
  • Thomas Hobbes Writes His Book Leviathon

    Thomas Hobbes Writes His Book Leviathon
    In this book he expresses his views on the government. He believed that people needed governments to impose order. Also that people in a society should give up some of their freedom to a leader for peace, safety and order.
  • Charles II

    Charles II
    Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland reigned from 1660 to 1665. A political crisis that came after the death of Cromwell in 1658 resulted in the restoration of the monarchy, and Charles was invited to return to Britain. On the 29th of May he returned to Britian.
  • Cavalier Parliament

    Cavalier Parliament
    The Cavalier Parliament of England lasted from 8 May 1661 until 24 January 1679. It was the longest English Parliament, lasting for almost 18 years of the quarter century reign of Charles II of England. It is also known as the Pensioner Parliament.
  • Peter the Great becomes czar

    Peter the Great becomes czar
    Peter the great became czar of Russia when he was only a child. One of the first things he did when he was in rule was to storm Azov. This disaster led him to build an army, then the Turks who held Azov surrendered.
  • John Lock Publishes Treatises on Civil Government

    John Lock Publishes Treatises on Civil Government
    In this book John Locke states that the purpose of government was to protect peoples rights. It also conveyed the importance of fairness in the law. He believed that the government failed to protect the peoples rights.
  • St. Petersburg Founded

    St. Petersburg Founded
    St. Petersburg was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great in Russia. This city was Russia's capitol city. Open to year-long trade.
  • Louis XIV dies

    Louis XIV dies
    When the death of Louis happened, he left many debts and many enemies. It was a shame because he wanted to dominate Europe. He had reign from May 1643 to Sept 1715.
  • Table of Ranks

    Table of Ranks
    Table of Ranks was created by Peter the Great and displayed the rankings of military, government, and court of Imperial Russia. It was brought up in 1722, during the reign of Peter the Great. It included the military, civil and court, dividing each into 14 ranks (grades)
  • Charles VI dies

    Charles VI dies
    Charles VI died without a male heir. Before he passed he signed something called the Pragmatic Sanction. This document said that the empire could be passed to a female. Which meant his daughter Maria Theresa would now take the throne.
  • Seven Years War Began

    Seven Years War Began
    The Seven Years War began and involved Prussia, which was still under the rule of Fredrick the Great and Great Britain. Along with Austria, France and Russia.
  • War was over

    War was over
    When the seven year war was over both sides were exhausted and done with fighting. The rivalry between the 2 sides was still going on. The battle for the control of Central Europe would continue for many more years.
  • Last Encyclopedia Published

    Last Encyclopedia Published
    Diderot published the last encyclopedia after 27 years of writing them. French leaders said the encyclopedia criticized the church, the government and the legal system. The government tried to stop the publication of them in 1759.
  • Economic Crisis

    Economic Crisis
    During the French Revolution, there was an economic crisis. There was shortage of goods and prices increased on everyday items. This went on from 1787 to 1788
  • New Constitution

    New Constitution
    Delegates met in Philadelphia to revise the articles of the Constitution. Instead they ended up writing a new constitution. This document remains the oldest written constitution still today.
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    Events in History

    Some of the days i couldnt find but the months and years are accurate