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History of Europe
Transcript of History of Europe
First Olympic Games held in Delphi
Rome was founded
True wisdom comes to each of us
when we realize how little we
understand about life, ourselves,
and the world around us.
Plato and Aristotle
Alexander the Great conquered the Persian Empire.
Aqua Appia constructed
Beware the Ides of March!
Julius Caesar was assassinated!
Cleopatra and Mark Antony committed suicide, leaving Egypt a Roman province.
The Colosseum was built
The decline of the Roman Empire
Muslim troops cross Strait of
Gibraltar, conquering Spain
Charlemagne expands Frankish Empire
Vikings expanded empire to include England, Ireland, Northern France, and Iceland.
Founded Dublin and gained Normandy, France
William the Conqueror gained all of England for France
Tower of London constructed
1099 - 1300 AD
The Crusades began - deaths of Muslims and Christians resulted
1347 - 1350 AD
The Black Death
1350 - 1500 AD
1500 - 1600 AD
Colonies were settled by French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese and English throughout New World and Africa
Protestant Reformation began
Birth of Henry VIII
Defeat of Spanish Armada
The Moderate Stage
The Radical Stage
The Age of Napoleon
World War I
World War II
1750 - 1850 AD
Irish potato famine killed nearly 1 million Irish.
Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Work makes you free
Over 5 million Jewish deaths
6 million Polish
3 million - Jews
3 million - Christians
Sterilization for African children
Death/Divorce for spouses of Jews