What events shaped the life and times of Mr. Beethoven?
Created by strobertmusic on Oct 16, 2010
Last updated: 10/18/10 at 08:05 AM
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20,000 people attended his funeral
'Eroica' or Heroic Symphony Originally dedicated to Napoleon, later scratched out and changed to 'composed to celebrate the memory of a great man'
One of his most beloved symphonies Distinctive rhythmic motive
Age of exploration Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Coast
First ten amendments to the United States Constitution like freedom of speech and freedom of religion
Absolute monarchy crumbles The middle class storms the Bastille
Colonies vs. Great Britain "No taxation without representation!"
Born in Bonn, Germany
One of the many inventions during the Industrial Revolution when new industries developed rapidly
Invented by James Hargreaves Increased yarn production because it could handle large quantities of cotton
Began studying electricity and invented the lightning rod