Just as Mannerism rejected Classicism, so did Romanticism reject the ideas of the Enlightenment and the aesthetic of the Neoclassicists. Important thinkers of the Renaissance in Northern Europe included the Catholic humanists Desiderius Erasmus, a Dutch theologian, and the English statesman and philosopher Thomas More, who wrote the seminal work Utopia in 1516. Also, partly to ensure stability on the region and a steady supply of the oil the world economy needed, the United States supported many corrupt dictatorships in the Middle East. [citation needed], From the 12th century onward inventiveness had re-asserted itself outside of the Viking north and the Islamic south of Europe. France gained Syria and Lebanon. The Renaissance, originating from Italy, ushered in a new age of scientific and intellectual inquiry and appreciation of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. In 1922, Mussolini seized power by threatening to lead his followers on a march on Rome if he was not named prime minister. Al-Qaeda launched a series of attacks on United States overseas interests in the 1990s and 2000. The colonies had their own great cities and universities and continually welcomed new immigrants, mostly from Britain. World War II had cost millions of lives and devastated many others. His realm stretched through Southern Italy, through Germany and in 1229, he crowned himself King of Jerusalem. At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, England gained New Netherland (which was traded with Suriname and Dutch South Africa. Italian forces seized the eastern Papal States in 1861. Republicans tended to rely on middle-class Protestants from elsewhere in the country. Luther drew on the beliefs of earlier church critics, like the Bohemian Jan Hus and the Englishman John Wycliffe. By May of that year, American, British, Polish and troops from other countries had defeated and occupied Iraq. The period of post-war cooperation ended, however, when the Soviet Union rigged elections in the occupied nations of Central and Eastern Europe to allow for Communist victories. In the years following World War II, the Soviets established satellite states throughout Central and Eastern Europe, including historically and culturally Western nations like Poland and Hungary. One land where absolutism did not take hold was England, which had trouble with revolutionaries. Many French missionaries were successful in converting Amerindians to Catholicism. Among the British born in India were the immensely influential writers Rudyard Kipling (1865) and George Orwell (1903). Australian led a United Nations mission into East Timor in 1999 (INTERFET) to restore order during that nation's transition to democracy and independence from Indonesia. Many nations regained their independence, including Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia. This, in turn helped begin a cultural movement in the West known as the Renaissance, which began in Italy. It involved several powers fighting on several continents. After that, the south came under Union occupation, ending the American Civil War. Perhaps the most ambitious change by Europeans was the construction of the Suez Canal in Egypt, allowing ships to travel from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean without having to go all the way around Africa. Many Iberian settlers arrived, and many of them intermarried with the Amerindians resulting in a so-called Mestizo population, which became the majority of the population of Spain's American empires. Our Museum and Library historical collections offer rare and unique material that deal specifically with Western Australian history. You can click through these pages to browse and purchase: - books focused on Western Australian history; - archival and conservation products; - photographic records of Western Australia; President Roosevelt began sending weapons and support to the British, Chinese, and Soviets. Louis XIV became king of France in 1643. The first of these revolutions began in North America. In the 1540s the Frenchman John Calvin founded a church in Geneva which forbade alcohol and dancing, and which taught God had selected those destined to be saved from the beginning of time. By the 12th century, Western Europe was experiencing a flowering of art and learning, propelled by the construction of cathedrals, the establishment of medieval universities, and greater contact with the medieval Islamic world via Al-Andalus and Sicily, from where Arabic texts on science and philosophy were translated into Latin. Unions continued to fight for the rights of workers, and by 1914 laws limiting working hours and outlawing child labor had been passed in many Western countries. Previous page. Though gone, the colonial empires left a formidable cultural and political legacy, with English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Dutch being spoken by peoples across far flung corners of the globe. In Britain, The Troubles saw Irish republicans battle Unionists loyal to Britain. Western Civilization: A Concise History is an Open Educational Resource textbook covering the history of Western Civilization from approximately 8,000 BCE to 2017 CE. Roman legions had never conquered Ireland, and as the Western Roman Empire collapsed, Christianity managed to survive there. Canada was unique in the British Empire in that it had a French-speaking province, Quebec, which Britain had gained rule over in the Seven Years' War. Britain had two colonies on the Latin American mainland, while the United States, following 1898, had several in the Caribbean. The majority of the population was of British descent, while significant minorities included people of Irish, Dutch and German descent, as well as some Amerindians and many black slaves. After his reign, the empire he created broke apart into the kingdom of France (from Francia meaning "land of the Franks"), Holy Roman Empire and the kingdom in between (containing modern day Switzerland, northern-Italy, Eastern France and the low-countries). With the abolition of laws treating most non-whites as second-class citizens, overt institutional racism largely disappeared from the West. The works of the Englishman Charles Dickens (including his novels Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol) and the Frenchman Victor Hugo (including Les Miserables) remain among the best known and widely influential. . Napoleon re-established the Catholic Church in France through the Concordat of 1801. Use this information to ace your AP European History quizzes and tests! These include some of the northern peoples (i.e., Inuit), some peoples in the Yucatán, Amazonian forest dwellers, and various Andean groups. After several battles, Texas gained independence from Mexico, although Mexico later claimed it still had a right to Texas. The Normans are famed both for their culture, such as their unique Romanesque architecture, and their musical traditions, as well as for their military accomplishments and innovations. 3 bd. This early anti-slavery movement, mostly among clergy and political thinkers, was countered by pro-slavery forces by the introduction of the idea that blacks were inferior to European whites, mostly because they were non-Christians, and therefore it was acceptable to treat them without dignity. In the Netherlands, the invention of the telescope and the microscope resulted in the investigation of the universe and the microscopic world. The last authoritarian dictatorship in Western Europe fell in 1975, when Francisco Franco, dictator of Spain, died. Economic growth laid the material basis 1. When the Supreme Central Junta of Seville fell to the French in 1810, the Spanish American colonies developed themselves governing Juntas in the name of the deposed King Ferdinand VII (upon the concept known as "Retroversion of the Sovereignty to the People"). Advances in medicine and understanding of the human anatomy also increased in this time. Writers also sought to come to terms with the new industrial age. He believed competition and private enterprise could increase the common good. In October 1929 the New York stock market crashed, leading to the Great Depression. . After years of dealing with Hungarian revolutionaries, whose kingdom Austria had conquered centuries earlier, the Austrian emperor, Franz Joseph agreed to divide the empire into two parts: Austria and Hungary, and rule as both Emperor of Austria and king of Hungary. [25] The period helped weaken the prestige of the Papacy in the buildup to the Protestant Reformation. In Western Europe, democracy had survived the challenge of Fascism and began a period of intense rivalry with Eastern Communism, which was to continue into the 1980s. Luther's beliefs eventually ended in his excommunication from the Catholic Church and the founding of a church based on his teachings: the Lutheran Church, which became the majority religion in northern Germany. Throughout the 19th century, Britain's power grew enormously and the sun quite literally "never set" on the British Empire, for it had outposts on every occupied continent. Some of these missions were unsuccessful, like the attempt by the United States to provide relief in Somalia in the early 1990s. Racism and discrimination largely disappeared in the post-war years, and dual-income families became the norm. By the early 1990s, the West and Europe as a whole was finally free from Communism. The establishment of a wool industry and the enlightened governorship of Lachlan Macquarie were instrumental in transforming New South Wales from a notorious prison outpost into a budding civil society. Her 44 years on the throne provided welcome stability and helped forge a sense of national identity. In Spain, a republic had been set up following the abdication of the king. In 1756, the Seven Years' War, or French and Indian War began. Around 15,000 Australian soldiers alone became prisoners of war. The Anglo-Catholic movement began, emphasizing the Catholic traditions of the Anglican Church. Rebellions broke out against British rule in 1837, but Britain appeased the rebels' supporters in 1867 by confederating the colonies into Canada, with its own prime minister. Parliament declared a kingless Commonwealth but soon appointed the anti-absolutist leader and staunch Puritan Oliver Cromwell as Lord Protector. This was sometimes supported by governments. The West in the early modern era went through great changes as the traditional balance between monarchy, nobility and clergy shifted. His successor, King Juan Carlos, transformed the country into a constitutional monarchy. In the 1920s, the UK granted the right to vote to women. These atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined with a Soviet invasion of many of Japan's occupied territories in the east, led Japan to surrender. Two dominant parties emerging in Parliament in this time were the Conservative Party and the Liberal Party. [45] and in 1907 was proclaimed the Dominion of New Zealand. It is believed that Israel developed nuclear weapons as well. Although Europe as a whole was relatively peaceful in this period, both Britain and Spain suffered from acts of terrorism. The period between 1870 and 1914 is often called the Scramble for Africa, due to the competition between European nations for control of Africa. American, British, French, Egyptian and Syrian troops all took part in the liberation. In 1900, church and state were officially separated in France, although the majority of the population remained Catholic. He also established a Lethal Chamber at his Highgate house in 1907, in order to ensure stray cats and dogs were put down humanel… The Soviets responded with the Warsaw Pact, an alliance which bound Central and Eastern Europe to fight with the United States and its allies in the event of war. After the war, France gained all of Normandy excluding the city of Calais, which it gained in 1558. Portugal also expanded in the Americas, attempting to establish some fishing colonies in northern North America first (with a relatively limited duration) and conquering half of South America and calling their colony Brazil. [citation needed] Once in the Americas, blacks adopted much of Western culture and the languages of their masters. The loss of overseas colonies partly also led many Western nations, particularly in continental Europe, to focus more on European, rather than global, politics as the European Union rose as an important entity. Other powers to arrive in the Americas were the Swedes, Dutch, English, and French. The Medici became the leading family of Florence and fostered and inspired the birth of the Italian Renaissance along with other families of Italy, such as the Visconti and Sforza of Milan, the Este of Ferrara, and the Gonzaga of Mantua. After the expensive Seven Years' War, Britain needed to raise revenue, and felt the colonists should bare the brunt of the new taxation it felt was necessary. [17][18][19], Cathedral schools began in the Early Middle Ages as centers of advanced education, some of them ultimately evolving into medieval universities. After the Anglo-Dutch Wars, France and England emerged as the two greatest powers in the 18th century. [62] Politically, the United States is dominated by the Republican and Democratic parties. The civilizations of Classical Greece and Ancient Rome are considered seminal periods in Western history; a few cultural contributions also emerged from the pagan peoples of pre-Christian Europe, such as the Celts and Germans, as well as some significant religious contributions derived from Judaism and Hellenistic Judaism stemming back to Second Temple Judea, Galilee, and the early Jewish diaspora;[1][2][3] and some other Middle Eastern influences. In April, the U.S. declared war on Germany. As this process led to open conflicts between independentists and loyalists, the Spanish American Independence Wars immediately ensued; resulting, by the 1820s, in the definitive loss for the Spanish Empire of all its American territories, with the exception of Cuba and Puerto Rico. WESTERN RIVERINA Stephen Arthur Robert Morris RIVERINA David Meline Dean Halbisch Chris Daniher (Vice Captain) Lenny Williamss Mark QuiIter Drew Hicks Michael Winter Phillip Hatty WAGGA David Condon Jeff Willis Scott Byrnes Wayne Stevens Gene Lawson. In England, Sir Isaac Newton pioneered the science of physics. The Portuguese and Germans also established a presence in Southern Africa. After his death, the monarchy was restored under Charles's son, who was crowned Charles II. Another Fascist party, the Nazis, would take power in Germany. At the Monastery gates. The war ended with a Sardinian victory, and Austrian forces left Italy. The Constitution of Australia had been drafted in Australia and approved by popular consent. II Pages 629-723 Chapter 19 (The Expansion of Europe in the Eighteenth Century), – Chapter 20 (The Changing Life of the People), – Chapter 21 (The Revolution in Politics, 1775-1815). The prospect of a third world war was made even more frightening by the fact that it would almost certainly be a nuclear war. The British also fought the Japanese in such places as Burma. No_Favorite. France, Russia, Austria-Hungary, and Italy were also great powers. Although it was an independent nation, it remained part of the British Commonwealth and recognized the British monarch as the Canadian monarch as well. Possibly the greatest change in the English-speaking world and the West as a whole following the Napoleonic Wars was the Industrial Revolution. In Poland the Round Table Talks between the government and the Solidarity-led opposition led to semi-free elections in 1989 elections in Poland where anti-communist candidates won a striking victory sparked off a succession of peaceful anti-communist revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe known as the Revolutions of 1989. After the Napoleonic Wars, the Netherlands was given control of modern-day Belgium, which had been part of the Holy Roman Empire. Steam power had first been developed by the Ancient Greeks,[citation needed] but it was the British that first learned to use steam power effectively. The conflict at times spilled into Ireland and England and continental Europe. Universities flourished, mining of coal commenced, and crucial technological advances such as the lock, which enabled sail ships to reach the thriving Belgian city of Bruges via canals, and the deep sea ship guided by magnetic compass and rudder were invented. Prussia won the war and gained two border territories, Alsace and Lorraine, from France. Two successful revolts of the era were the Greek and Serbian wars of independence, which freed those nations from Ottoman rule. One of the first actual conflicts of the Cold War took place in China. Secondly, the two new superpowers following the war, the United States and Soviet Union were both opposed to imperialism, so the now weakened European Empires could generally not look to the outside for help. In exchange, the Pope recognized the Italian government. At the close of the war, much of Europe lay in ruins with millions of homeless refugees. The war also involved other nations, with Romania and Greece joining the British Empire and France and Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire joining Germany. The Portuguese controlled port cities in the East Indies, India, Persian Gulf, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia and China. From the 1880s, the Heidelberg School of art adapted Western painting techniques to Australian conditions, while writers like Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson introduced the character of a new continent into English literature and antipodean artists such as the opera singer Dame Nellie Melba began to influence the European arts. However, most of the continent remained unknown to Westerners and their colonies were restricted to Africa's coasts. Spiral-bound. [citation needed], With the success of the American Revolution, the Spanish Empire also began to crumble as their American colonies sought independence as well. Britain's finances had been ravaged by the war and John Maynard Keynes was sent to Washington to negotiate the massive Anglo-American loan on which Britain relied to fund its post-war reconstruction.[53]. The majority of Americans entered the middle class and moved from the cities into surrounding suburbs, buying homes of their own. The mobs soon had the support of the French Guard, including arms and trained soldiers, because the royal leadership essentially abandoned the city. The war ended with an American victory, and Mexico had to cede all its northern territories to the United States, and recognize the independence of California, which had revolted against Mexico during the war. [52] Eventually, this organization was renamed the European Union or (EU), and many other nations joined, including Britain, Ireland, and Denmark. Poland, whose statehood had just been re-established by the Treaty of Versailles following the Partitions of Poland in the late 18th century achieved an unexpected and decisive victory at the Battle of Warsaw. Britain and France agreed to recognize his rule over that land and in exchange Hitler agreed not to expand his empire further. In 1869 Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev published his Periodic table. However, France did not seriously threaten the U.S. for supremacy in the world or even Western Europe. The Vietnam War lasted many years, but most Americans felt the North Vietnamese would be defeated in time. The West has contributed a great many technological, political, philosophical, artistic and religious aspects to modern international culture: having been a crucible of Catholicism, Protestantism, democracy, industrialisation; the first major civilisation to seek to abolish slavery during the 19th century, the first to enfranchise women (beginning in Australasia at the end of the 19th century) and the first to put to use such technologies as steam, electric and nuclear power. Eventually, they turned from raiding to conquest, and conquered Ireland, most of England, and northern France (Normandy). Disciplined scholarship carried on in isolated outposts like Skellig Michael in Ireland, where literate monks became some of the last preservers in Western Europe of the poetic and philosophical works of Western antiquity. Despite this, most Americans were reluctant to get involved in world affairs, and American presidents generally tried to keep the U.S. out of foreign entanglement. He found before the 17th-century, children were represented as mini-adults. Union forces invaded deep into the South, and the Confederacy's greatest general, Robert E. Lee, surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant of the Union in 1865. Humanism was an important development to emerge from the Renaissance. Cities grew as never before between 1870 and 1914. The Dominican and Franciscan Orders were founded, which emphasized poverty and spirituality. In 1979, the electorate turned to Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher, who became Britain's first female prime minister. Europe was overwhelmed by the outbreak of bubonic plague, probably brought to Europe by the Mongols. In the Middle East, Britain gained Palestine, Transjordan (modern-day Jordan), and Mesopotamia as colonies. This very strong metal, combined with the invention of elevators, allowed people to construct very tall buildings, called skyscrapers. Soon, large numbers of goods were being produced in factories. Four planes were hijacked by Islamic extremists and crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania. In the wake of the Polish advance eastward, the Soviets sued for peace and the war ended with a ceasefire in October 1920. The Germans and French also established colonies in Central Africa. Now, however, Eastern Europe was freed from Soviet domination. [citation needed] Since the 1960s, a large number of immigrants have been coming into the U.S., mostly from Asia and Latin America, with the largest single group being Mexicans. Theologian Peter Abelard wrote in 1122 "I must understand in order that I may believe... by doubting we come to questioning, and by questioning we perceive the truth". The revolution began in Britain, where Thomas Newcomen developed a steam engine in 1712 to pump seeping water out of mines. This, combined with an improved economy thanks to Europe's new network of colonies, led to a demographic revolution in the West, with infant mortality dropping, and Europeans getting married younger and having more children. At the same time, a series of revolutions and independence movements in Spain and Portugal's American empires resulted in the liberation of nearly all of Latin America, as the region composed of South America, most of the Caribbean, and North America from Mexico south became known. Germany's kaiser also abdicated and Germany was declared a republic. Fearing he would try to outlaw slavery in the whole country, several southern states seceded, forming the Confederate States of America, electing their own president and raising their own army. [40] Louis Pasteur and Joseph Lister made discoveries about bacteria and its effects on humans. These events and an excess of spending would lead to a great decline in Spanish power and influence by the 17th century. This period also saw the evolution of British constitutional monarchy, with the monarch being more a figurehead and symbol of national identity than actual head of state, with that role being taken over by the Prime Minister, the leader of the ruling party in Parliament. The lands of North and South America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand became first part of European Empires and then home to new Western nations, while Africa and Asia were largely carved up between Western powers. Following the end of the Cold War, Communism largely died out as a major political movement. The Catholic Church responded to the Reformation with the Counter Reformation. Japan by this year ruled much of China, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and many Pacific Islands. The future leaders of these movements had often been educated at colonial schools run by Westerners where they adopted Western ideas like freedom, equality, self-determination and nationalism, and which turned them against their colonial rulers. Tour to New Norcia and District, 2014. The first was established in Russia following the revolution of 1917. The Russo-Turkish War (1877–78) left the Ottoman Empire little more than an empty shell, but the failing empire was able to hang on into the 20th century, until its final partition, which left the British and French colonial empires in control of much of the former Ottoman ruled Arab countries of the Middle East (British Mandate of Palestine, British Mandate of Mesopotamia, French Mandate of Syria, French Mandate of Lebanon, in addition to the British occupation of Egypt from 1882). The Plan was a huge success and soon Europe was prosperous again, with many Europeans enjoying a standard of living close that in the U.S (following World War II, the U.S. became very prosperous and Americans enjoyed the highest standard of living in the world). Former Soviet satellites joined NATO and the European Union, leaving Russia again isolated in the East. The King called, for the first time in more than two centuries, the Estates General, an assembly of representatives of each estate of the kingdom: the First Estate (the clergy), the Second Estate (the nobility), and the Third Estate (middle class and peasants); in order to deal with the crisis. Following the withdrawal of Japanese troops after World War II, China was plunged into civil war, pitting Chinese Communists against Nationalists, who opposed Communism. Eventually, Hitler turned his attention from Britain to the Soviet Union. During these campaigns in Africa and Western Europe, the Soviets fought off the Germans, pushing them out of the Soviet Union altogether and driving them out of Eastern and East-Central Europe. Florence, where the Renaissance originated, was an important banking center by the fourteenth century. The 16th century saw the flowering of the Renaissance in the rest of the West. 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