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Timeline for AP Euro

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congress of Vienna followed after the defeat of Napoleon
1815
Industrial revolution starts in England
1750-1850
Karl Marx argues for socialism while revolutions sweep through Europe
1848
Czar Alexander the II free Russian serfs
1861
nationalism: Italy and Germany unify to become modern nations
1860's
British Empire dominates the imperial age
1870-1914
Czar Nicholas II was forced to set up the Duma
1905
World War I ends political power of monarchies
1914-1918
Russian revolution won by Linen's Bolsheviks
1917
treaty of Versailles ends WWI and helps start WWII
1919
Great depression weakens democracies and promotes dictatorship
1930's
WWII leaves Europe in ruins, making it easy for Russia to expand
1939-1945
Cold War: Russia and the US fight for world power
1946-1990
Prague spring: Czech effort to stop communism is destroyed
1969
solidarity movement in Poland overthrew communism
1989
Maastricht treaty created European Union
1992
Renaissance began in cities of northern Italy
1350
Columbus began european exploration of the new world
1492
Luther began the protestant reformation
1517
High renaissance peaks in Italy
1520
Power shifter from Mediterranean to atlantic countries
1550
England defeated Phillip II's Spanish armada
1588
Galileo and other astronomers challenged geocentric world view
1600
English civil war : cromwell's puritans defeat the Stuarts
1640's
Treaty of Westphalia ends 30 years' war
1648
Scientific Revolution: Newton and Locke found natural laws
1687
Glorious Revolution creates English constitutional monarchy
1689
Enlightenment, Philosophes spread modern ideas
1650-1750
Absolute Monarch symbolized by Louis XIV at Versailles
1690
Power shifted to England after the treaty of Utrecht
1713
Fredrick the Great attacked Austria
1740
French Revolution began with the attack of bastille
1789
Robespierre led the reign of Terror in France
1792