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1527
Charles V sacks Rome; end of High Renaissance; Henry VIII applies for annulment
1492
Columbus sent out; Grenada cleared of Moors, Jews in Reconquista
1525
German Peasant Revolts
1555
Peace of Augsburg (gave recognition to Lutheranism; German princes right to choose territory's religion)
1545
Council of Trent-->Catholic Reformation
16th Century
Antwerp=trade, financial center of Europe; Price Revolution; "Golden Age" of Spain
1588
Philip II sends Spanish Armada
1620
Battle of White Mountain (Catholic victory during Bohemian stage of 30 Years' War)
1453
Ottoman Muslim Turks capture Constantinople
17th Century
"Golden age" of Netherlands; Age of Louis XIV in France
1713
Peace of Utrecht (restored balance of power after Louis XIV's Wars)
1648
Treaty of Westphalia (ended 30 Years' War)
1642
English Civil War begins
1914-1918
World War I
1917
Russian revolution; U.S. enters war
1871
German Empire unified; Franco-Prussion war
1851
Britain's Great Fair
1848
Revolutions!
1832
Britain's Reform Bill
1905
Russo-Japanese war; "Bloody Sunday"
19th century
INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION; age of mass politics, nationalism, revolution, New Imperialism