In 1740 the holy roman emperor Charles VI passed away and his daughter Maria theresa would be the one to inherited his many titles and becoming the queen of Hungary Croatia behemoth.Frederick the great question her inheritance and cited "Salic Law" to depose her.He would delare war against Austria and be joined by france, spain, and Sweden. The war of Austrian would rage on for over half a decade and kick started the Seven year war.
The war began in 1756 and was fough between the two alliances of the convention of westminster and the Treaty of Versailles. Frederick's invasion into Saxony was a success and he was able to capture the state but he was not grated the momentum he desired to push into the Austrian territory of Bohemia. With assistance running out from Britishm tension tightening
The seven year war this behemoth of a war. It is severely unexplored by other people today whilst it is easy to get lost in the millions of things that happended during the seven years. The societal and historical impact plays a significant role today
In the beginning of the 19th century, a new era of interconnectedness had swept the globe, and the term "international" was born. Merchants and travellers navigated the globe, searching for resource-rich lands and gladly alleviating the natives of their abundances, splaying the rapidly industrializing west. China, was this new land where a new trading good would be discovered that would sweep the land would be find.
The situation was tense. Everyone was upset and two drunken british sailors decided it would be a great idea to pin a chinese solider. Zexu wasn't humored, and demanded a british sailor be executed as atonement. Elliot tried the men responsible on his ship, and sentence them to hard labor back in England but this would kick start the war.