History is the study of the past, which events are described in written documents. Instead, circumstances which happened before the written record are considered prehistoric events.
The discipline is also related to memory, discover and collection of data about past events. Additionally, history is also a term used to indicate the academic subject which analyses and explores past event, as well as determines patterns of cause and effect that originated these past circumstances.
History and historical periods can be narrated by focusing on specific events which have changed the world. These events range from the deposition of Romulus Augustus in 475 to the travels of Christophorus Columbus in 1472, and the publishing of 95 theses of Martin Luther in 1517. As well as this, other events that changed the world have been the Boston Tea Party in 1773, the tennis court oath in 1789, the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in 1914, the Bolshevik revolution in 1917, the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939, the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989, and the September 11 Attacks.
The abdication of Romulus Augustulus in 476 is the event that outlines the decline and fall of the Roman empire, one of the most powerful empires. This decline sees the deterioration of the Roman Culture.
The expedition of Christophorus Columbus in 1472 determines the beginning of the Colonialism and Imperialism. These are the years in which the major European powers like Great Britain, Spain, France and Portugal were colonising other countries.
The publishing of the Martin Luther 95 Theses in 1575 is the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, a movement aiming to challenge and reform the practices of the Roman Catholic Church. It became a major movement in Europe which affected the European politics.
The Boston Tea Party in 1773 determines the beginning of the American protest against the British rules, which ends up with the American Revolutionary War.
The tennis court oath in 1789 is the major event of the French revolution which outlines the revolt of people against the monarchy of Kings Louis XVI.
The assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in 1914 is the beginning of the first world war which resulted in the death of more than 9 million people.
The Bolshevik revolution in 1917 is known as the Russian revolution and it shows the protest of people against the Tsar. There have been two revolutions in the same year (February and October).
The invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 determines the beginning of the second world war, which was the deadliest war in the human history.
The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 is the starting point of a unified Germany where Germans could enjoy their freedom after the conflict between communism and capitalism and the fall of the soviet union.
The September 11 attacks represent the Effect of the Global War on Terrorism and the beginning of anti-terrorism law in various part of the world.
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