sol 6 timeline

Timeline created by 4000013
In History
  • Jun 15, 1215

    The Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta
    was signed establishing the foundations of English rights
  • 1543

    nicolaus copernicus

    nicolaus copernicus
    develope the heliocentric theory
  • Johannes Kepler

    Johannes Kepler
    discovered planetary motion
  • Galileo

    Galileo
    used the telescope to support the proof of the heliocentric theory
  • 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
    it was built under the reign of Louis XIV
  • Louis XIV

    Louis XIV
    became the king of France
  • The English Civil War

    The English Civil War
    began between the Roundheads (supporters of Parliament) and the Cavaliers (supporters of the King)
  • The Palace

    The Palace
    of Versailles was built under the reign of Louis XIV
  • Thomas Hobbes published Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes published Leviathan
    social contract (people give up rights to a strong ruler who maintains order)
  • 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 in England
  • Peter I

    Peter I
    became the czar of Russia
  • The Age of Reason (the Enlightenment) began

    The Age of Reason (the Enlightenment) began
    The Age of Reason (the Enlightenment) began
  • Isaac Newton

    Isaac Newton
    published his law of gravity
  • William and Mary

    William and Mary
    became the leaders of England (this is referred to as the Glorious Revolution)
  • John Locke published Two Treatises on Government

    John Locke published Two Treatises on Government
  • The English Bill of Rights

    The English Bill of Rights
    was passed laying out specific rights on Parliament and putting limits on royal power
  • Francois-Marie Arouet changed his name to Voltaire and goes on to champion individual freedoms

    Francois-Marie Arouet changed his name to Voltaire and goes on to champion individual freedoms
    Francois-Marie Arouet changed his name to Voltaire and goes on to champion individual freedoms
  • St. Petersburg

    St. Petersburg
    Became the capital of Russia under Peter the Great
  • The Westernization of Russia

    The Westernization of Russia
    was started by Peter the Great
  • Montesquieu published On the Spirit of Laws

    Montesquieu published On the Spirit of Laws
    – detailing separation of powers in government
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau wrote The Social Contract

    Jean Jacques Rousseau wrote The Social Contract
    – free individuals create a society and government
  • Edward Jenner

    Edward Jenner
    introduced a vaccine to prevent small pox