There is a hidden story behind every spectacular event in history. Humanity has evolved fascinatingly over the past decade. Human civilization has developed to its furthest limits, creating a rapid development never seen before in history. There was war, the blood spilled by the people to create an empire governed by the king. Thousands of soldiers died during the war of freedoms in the last two millennia. Despite all the terror and bloodshed, history has advanced technology, business, politics, social structure, and education. Despite the thousands of significant historical events, here are what could be considered the 10 most important events in history.
10 Protestant Reformation In Europe 1517
The Protestant Revolution begins when Martin Luther published “95 theses” in 1517. It marks the key practice of selling indulgences to attack the limits of people’s power. Protest increases when many devotional practices of the Catholic Church begin to believe in it. The new national Protestant churches have been created. The movement’s supporters have started to expand rapidly in many German states as well as in other countries – Scotland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and France. Many other factors began to play an ideological role in the reform, including the corruption of the curia, the rise of nationalism, the Western schism that diminished people’s faith in the Papacy. The development of the press also allows for a rapid flow of new information. Luther used the media to promote his ideas.
09 Galileo Explored The Moons Of Jupiter In 1610
The invention of the telescope in the 1600s made astronomy one step closer. The analysis of celestial objects as possible, but no one had done it consistently. In 1610, Galileo saw Jupiter’s moons through its telescope and discovered three stars around the planet. When he explores it further, he realizes that “four stars” have changed their position around Jupiter. He concluded that the stars were satellites in orbit around Jupiter and confirmed it – the moons of Jupiter.
08 Acts Of The Union 1707
Acts of Union were adopted by the Parliaments of England and Scotland in 1707, which combined two kingdoms into one, called “Great Britain”, with separate legislatures but with the same monarchy. The two units of the Crowns nations had shared the aristocracy since 1603. The two countries were separate states for 7 centuries. In the 13th and 14th centuries, the British attempted to invade Scotland failed abruptly. The 31 commissioners were appointed by both countries to lead the negotiations. About half of Commissioners were Scotland, including ministers, Lord Chancellor, the Earl of Seinfeld. On the other hand, Lord Keeper, Lord Treasurer, Baron Cowper, Earl of Godolphin, was Commissioner of England.
07 Seven Years’ War 1756-63
It was the first real-world war. The conflict began when the British wanted to extend their territory to the Ohio Valley, controlled by France. The war began in 1756 and ended with a peace treaty signed in 1763. The war-affected all three continents, including the Caribbean. The vast majority of the French colony was located in North America. Britain wanted to control the fur trade and the territory. North America has 13 distinct colonies, each with its government. They were rivals of New France. The French conclude to save and secure the territory against the British and Americans. They built a chain of forts along the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania.
06 Beginning Of The British Empire In India Under The Name Robert Clive 1757
Robert was one of the main pioneers of British India. Robert Clive’s journey to India began as an official of the East India Company in 1743. He was transferred to the company’s military service and returned to England with a fortune of £40,000. The conflict was between the British and the French during his term as governor (1755-60), Clive won the Battle of Plassey and seized Bengal. He was sent to India to restore order in 1765. During his second term as governor (1764-1767), he reorganized the British colony.
05 Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire In 1453
One of the great superpowers of antiquity came to a tragic end, often known as the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. There are many reasons behind the fall of the Roman Empire. Edward Gibbon published the six-volume book presenting all the possible reasons for the decline of the Giant Empire. The work was very much appreciated. Even though the Roman fall dates back to 1453 A.D., many conflicts were going on since 235 A.D., also known as third-century crises. During the millennium in Rome, there were many wars and political changes. In 476, the barbarian general Odoacer ousted the western emperor, Romulus Augustus, and then reigned over Italy. The Roman Empire ended when the Ottomans conquered the last Greek state, the Empire of Trebizond.
04 American Revolution 1765 -1783
The American war was “the war of independence” in the United States against the military rebellion in Great Britain. The main reason for the war was trade. The Americans believed they had to pay high taxes, as in Britain. In March 1756, Parliament passed the Stamp Act, which levies direct taxes. The American spokespersons defend and defend the tax issue by claiming that they were not represented in Parliament. In 1775, Massachusetts was declared a state of rebellion. At the end of 1775, total control of 13 colonies was taken, the continental congress proclaimed independence in 1776 on July 4. The Dutch Republic, Spain, and France had secretly provided weapons to support the Revolutionary War in 1776. Later, France went to war to prevent the Americans from accepting an understood peace, their ally Spain followed the war in 1779. The British continued to focus on the southern colonies with initial success. In 1783, the Treaty of Paris ended the war and declared a peace treaty with the exchange of separate territories.
03 New Zealand Becomes The First Country In The World To Grant Women The Right To Vote 1893
Women’s right to vote in New Zealand is one of the important political decisions that has had a significant impact on women’s rights. Governor Lord Glasfow gave Royal Assent on September 19, 1893, where the woman was granted the right to vote for the first time in the election held on November 28, 1893. There was a huge debate about the fact that women were not allowed to intervene with politicians by claiming that they were mainly doing household chores. After the great changes, the united stated granted women the right to vote in 1920 and Great Britain granted women the right to vote in 1928.
02 First World War 1914-1918
The First World War is also known as the First World War or the Great War was a world war that lasted 4 years. The war began in 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918, centered on Europe. The war began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary on 28 June 1914 by Gavrilo Princip, declaring war on Serbia. More than 10 million people died in the battle. The map of South-West Asia and Europe has been redrawn, and several independent nations have been created or restored. The League of Nations was created to prevent further conflict in the future. The First World War introduced some of the deadliest weapons in history.
01 Second World War 1939-1945
The Second World War was a world war that lasted 6 years, from 1939 to 1945. It was the most widespread war with more than 100 people from 30 different countries. It is the war that has claimed the most victims and used advanced military weapons the most. The Second World War was the first war to use nuclear weapons. There were more than 80 million victims with the enormous destruction of property. The Second World War changed the social and political situation in the world. After the war. The United Nations (UN) was created to prevent future conflict.
War is the recipe for the ingredient hidden in history and it is always highlighted because it has always created a revolution based on social and political changes. Fortunately, however, other notable events have a significant impact on the modern economy.