Sol 6

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In History
  • 1215

    The Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta
    Was signed establishing the foundations of English rights.
  • 1508

    Nicolaus Copernicus

    Nicolaus Copernicus
    Developed the heliocentric theory
  • 1543

    Galileo

    Galileo
    Used the telescope to support the proof of the heliocentric theory
  • The novel

    The novel
    became a new form of Literature
  • Johannes Kepler

    Johannes Kepler
    Discovered planetary motion
  • William Harvey

    William Harvey
    Showed that the heart acted as a pump to circulate blood throughout the body
  • James II

    James II
    became the king of England
  • The palace of Versailles

    The palace of Versailles
    was built under the reign of Louis XIV
  • The English Civil War

    The English Civil War
    began between the Round heads and the Cavaliers
  • Charels I of England

    Charels I of England
    was beheaded
  • Thomas Hobbes

    Thomas Hobbes
    Published-Leviathan, social contract
  • Oliver Cromwell

    Oliver Cromwell
    Began his rule of England as the Lord Protector
  • The Restoration of Charles II

    The Restoration of Charles II
    The monarchy was put back in control of England
  • Peter I

    Peter I
    Became the Czar of Russia
  • The Westernization of Russia

    The Westernization of Russia
    was started by Peter the Great
  • Isaac Newton

    Isaac Newton
    Published his law of gravity
  • William and Mary

    William and Mary
    Became the leaders of England
  • The English Bill of Rights

    The English Bill of Rights
    Was passed laying out specific rights on Parliament and putting limits on royal power
  • Montesquieu

    Montesquieu
    Published on the spirit of laws - Detailing separation of powers in government.
  • John Locke

    John Locke
    Published- Two Treatise on Government, it was his theory of "natural rights"
  • St. Petersburg

    St. Petersburg
    Became the capital of Russia under Peter the Great
  • Louis XIV

    Louis XIV
    became the king of France
  • The Age of Reason

    The Age of Reason
    The Enlightenment began
  • The Classical Period `

    The Classical Period `
    Same thing as Baroque period
  • The Baroque Period

    The Baroque Period
    Began in art, music, and architecture
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau

    Jean Jacques Rousseau
    Wrote The Social Contract - free individuals create a society and government
  • The American Revolution

    The American Revolution
    Began which was heavily influenced by the age of Enlightenment
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Wrote the Declaration of Independence
  • Francois-Marie Arouet

    Francois-Marie Arouet
    Changed his name to Voltaire and goes on to champion individual freedoms
  • The Constitution

    The Constitution
    Was ratified on the USA
  • The Storming of the Bastille

    The Storming of the Bastille
    Was the symbolic start of the French Rev
  • The bill of rights

    The bill of rights
    Was added to the constitution of the USA
  • Louis XVI was executed

    Louis XVI was executed
    at the guillotine
  • Marie Antoinette was executed

    Marie Antoinette was executed
    at the Guillotine
  • Eugene Delacroix

    Eugene Delacroix
    began the transition of art of the round transport
  • The Reign of Terror

    The Reign of Terror
    Marked a period of mass executions during the french Rev
  • Edward Jenner

    Edward Jenner
    Introduced the vaccine to prevent small pox
  • The french Rev

    The french Rev
    began having been influenced by the American Enlightenment
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte
    seized power in France in a Coup d'etat
  • All weather roads

    were created to improve year round transport