War of religion, started at 1517 (Protestant reformation)
Scientific revolution continues, Galileo & newton.
Exploration, 1607 - First permanent british colony in north america is established at Jamestown
Tokugawa shogunate (1603 - 1868)
Established in Japan.
Make official isolationist policy not to trade with Europeans.
Ottoman Empire is still powerful, their decline is near.
Qing invade China from manchuria - overthrow Ming Dynasty 1644 -1911
Absolutism in France, Louis XIV.
30 years war, spills into all of western & central europe.
English Civil war, (1642 - 1651) 1642, got rid of monarch (the kings), then the prime minister disbanded the parliament.
1688 - Glorious Revolution, the parliament is considered to be above the king. Over time they started to slide into a democracy, having people vote for the parliament.
Catholic kings would prosecute Protestants, and vice versa. The prosecuted would travel to the america colonies populating the americas.