Major Political Events

  1. 1492
    Christopher Columbus discovered America
  2. 1517
    Luther posts 95 theses
  3. 1588
    British defeat of Spanish Armada
  4. 1648
    • Peace of Westphalia ends Thirty Years' War
    • -one of the last religious wars
  5. 1688
    Glorious Revolution
  6. 1740
    War of Austrian Succession
  7. 1945
    • WW11 ends
    • -united nations founded
  8. 1989
    Berlin Wall falls and collapse of communism
  9. 1929
    Great Depression
  10. 1918
    • WW1
    • -Russian Civil War
  11. 1870
    German unificaton
  12. 1848
    • Revolutions of 1848
    • -communist manifesto written
  13. 1815
    • Abdication of Napoleon
    • -congress of Vienna
  14. 1789
    French Revolution begins
  15. 1776
    American Revolution
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Major Political Events
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