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23 Cards in this Set

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Printing Press/Moveable Type
1445
Martin Luther posts the 95 Theses
1517
Elizabeth is Queen of England
1558-1603
Columbus reaches the West Indies
1492
Treaty of Tordesillas
1494
Vasco de Gama reaches India
1498
Spanish Armada defeated by English
1588
Petition of Right signed by Charles I
1628
English Civil War ends with beheading of Charles I/Cromwell assumes control
1649
Habeas Corpus Act passed by Parliament
1679
The "Glorius Revolution" makes England a constitutional monarchy
1688
Height of the Englightenment era
18th century (mid 1700's)
English Bill of Rights Passed
1689
American Revolution ends with the surrender of the British at Yorktown
1781
US Constitution is ratified/Bill of Rights passed
1787-1791
Storming of the Bastille officially begins the French Revolution
1789
Louis XVI is executed
1793
Robespierre's Reign of Terror
1793-1794
US buys the Louisiana Purchase from the French
1803
Napoleon crowns himself emperor
1804
Battle of Trafalgar
1805
Napoleon invades Russia
1812
Congress of Vienna convened
1814-1815