Chapter 21

Timeline created by Rebecca Ellinger
In History
  • 1492

    Spain expelled the Muslims and Jews.

    Spain expelled the Muslims and Jews.
  • 1533

    Ivan IV (the Terrible) became the Czar of Russia.

    Ivan IV (the Terrible) became the Czar of Russia.
  • 1556

    Philip II became the leader of Spain

    Philip II became the leader of Spain
  • 1568

    The Dutch revolt against Spanish rule begins.

    The Dutch revolt against Spanish rule begins.
  • 1572

    St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre occurred.

    St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre occurred.
  • 1581

    The Dutch Republic was created.

    The Dutch Republic was created.
  • Philip II's palace, Escorial, finished construction.

    Philip II's palace, Escorial, finished construction.
  • Philip II's Spanish Armanda was defeated by England.

    Philip II's Spanish Armanda was defeated by England.
  • Henry IV became the first king of the Bourbon dynasty in France.

    Henry IV became the first king of the Bourbon dynasty in France.
  • Henry IV issued the Edict of Nantes

    Henry IV issued the Edict of Nantes
  • James I became the King of England.

    James I became the King of England.
  • Miguel Cervantes published Don Quixote.

    Miguel Cervantes published Don Quixote.
  • Beginning of the Thirty Years' War

    Beginning of the Thirty Years' War
  • Jean Baptiste Colbert became the minister of finance in France.

    Jean Baptiste Colbert became the minister of finance in France.
  • Charles I signed the Petition of Right in England.

    Charles I signed the Petition of Right in England.
  • Frederick William became the Elector of Brandenburg.

    Frederick William became the Elector of Brandenburg.
  • The English Civil War began.

    The English Civil War began.
  • The Peace of Westphalia ended the Thirty Years' War

    The Peace of Westphalia ended the Thirty Years' War
  • Oliver Cromwell became the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth in England

    Oliver Cromwell became the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth in England
  • Charles II became the King of England (thus beginning the Restoration)

    Charles II became the King of England (thus beginning the Restoration)
  • Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles was completed.

    Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles was completed.
  • Peter I (the Great) became the Czar of Russia.

    Peter I (the Great) became the Czar of Russia.
  • Louis XIV cancelled the Edict of Nantes.

    Louis XIV cancelled the Edict of Nantes.
  • James II became the King of England.

    James II became the King of England.
  • William and Mary become the King and Queen of England (Glorious Revolution).

    William and Mary become the King and Queen of England (Glorious Revolution).
  • The English Bill of Rights was issued in England

    The English Bill of Rights was issued in England
  • Louis XIV became the king of France.

    Louis XIV became the king of France.
  • Charles VI became the Hapsburg ruler.

    Charles VI became the Hapsburg ruler.
  • Treaty of Utrecht was signed ending the War of the Spanish Succession.

    Treaty of Utrecht was signed ending the War of the Spanish Succession.
  • Maria Theresa became the leader of Austria

    Maria Theresa became the leader of Austria
  • Peter I moved the capital of Russia to St. Petersburg.

    Peter I moved the capital of Russia to St. Petersburg.
  • The War of the Austrian Succession began.

    The War of the Austrian Succession began.
  • Frederick II (the Great) became the leader of Prussia

    Frederick II (the Great) became the leader of Prussia
  • The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle was signed.

    The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle was signed.
  • The Seven Years' War began.

    The Seven Years' War began.