4.    1852 – 1897, 2 Taurus – first conjunction  on 15 Mars  1852

 

-    from capitalism to imperialism

 

a)    First conjunction (1852)

 

-    the authoritarian regimes dominate in Europe  

-    The Second French Empire of Napoleon III, Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, who from the position of President of the Republic staged a coup d’état on December 2, 1851 and became sole ruler of France

-    the years 1850- 1852 are dominates by the persecution of authoritarian regimes against the revolutionary movement which took place in Europe 1848: Hungary, Italy, Germany, Austria

-    the economic revolution becomes predominant and, as the years passes, makes a bigger impact

-    the commerce will triple from 1850 to 1860

 

b)    First Square (1861 – 1862)

 

-    started The American Civil War (1861–1865) when 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America. The war ended with the defeat of the Confederation and as a result, slavery was outlawed everywhere in the America

-    The French intervention in Mexico (1863)

 

c)    Opposition (1873 – 1875)

 

-    the industrial production and the banking system rose very much in 1871- 1873, but from 1873 a worldwide economic recession installed, felt most heavily in Europe and the United States. It is known as the Long Depression because it lasted until 1896 (the end of the cycle).

-    after the economic growth started at the beginning of the cycle, Germany become politically dominant, United States become one of the world powers

 

d)    Second square (1885 – 1887)

 

-    the colonialism continues, but rival powers start to enter in conflicts: Britain and Russia in Asia, Germany – Britain and Germany – United States in the Pacific

-    The Berlin Conference  of 1884–85 regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period  

 

e)    Second conjunction (1897)

 

-    imperialism and competition between colonialist countries is at apogee

-    the economic crisis started in 1873 ends, a period of prosperity begins

 

 

5.    1805 – 1852, 23 Libra – first conjunction  on 17 November  1805

 

-    the Saturn – Uranus cycle is overlapping with Saturn Neptune (1809 – 1846) cycle

 

a)    First conjunction (1805)

 

-    First French Empire (1804), the empire of Napoleon I of France, was created and dominated Europe in the early 19th century

-    The Confederation of the Rhine was created in 1806, a confederation of client states of the First French Empire

 

b)    Opposition (1828 – 1829)

 

-    the opposition is overlapping with Saturn – Neptune opposition (1827 – 1828) and is joining another set of aspects:  Jupiter – Neptune conjunction (1830), Jupiter – Uranus conjunction (1831), Jupiter – Saturn opposition (1832), all in a period of 5 years (1827 – 1832) marked by the revolutionary wave of 1830 – 1831, the independence of Belgium (1831), the autonomy of Serbia (1830), defeats for the old regimes in Portugal, Spain Switzerland. It is a period when bourgeoisie, capitalism, liberalism, nationalism is born. On the other hand, the workers start to appear as a social power, as protests and unions are developing.  The two powers are face to face.  

 

c)    Second conjunction (1852)

 

-    repressions against revolutionary movements

-    The Second French Empire (1852 – 1870) of Napoleon III is founded

 

 

6.    1761 – 1805, 8 Aries – first conjunction  on 14 May 1761

 

-    The Treaty of Paris, often called the Peace of Paris, was signed on 10 February 1763, by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, with Portugal in agreement. It ended the French and Indian War/Seven Years’ War. The Treaty marked the beginning of an era of British dominance outside Europe, by colonies and sea power.

 

7.    1714 – 1761, 19 Virgo – first conjunction  on 12 October 1714

 

-    The Treaty of Utrecht signed by the belligerents in the War of Spanish Succession, in 1713. The treaty registered the defeat of French ambitions expressed in the wars of Louis XIV. It was the beginning of the sea and colonial domination of Great Britain.

 

8.    1671 – 1714, 10 Pisces – first conjunction  on 5 Mars 1671

 

-    The French East India Company (French: La Compagnie française des Indes orientales or Compagnie française pour le commerce des Indes orientales) was a commercial enterprise, founded in 1664 to compete with the British and Dutch East India companies in colonial India.

-    the Great Alliance from La Haye – 1673 – a coalition against Louis XIV which reversed the situation created by cardinal Richelieu

 

9.   1623 – 1671, 16 Leo – first conjunction  on 29 September 1623

 

-    cardinal Richelieu rose in power in France, became a cardinal in 1622 and King Louis XIII’s chief minister in 1624

-    started the English emigration in America, Pilgrims from England first settled in New England in 1620, to form Plymouth Colony

 

10.    1580 – 1623, 14 Aquarius – first conjunction on 15 March 1580

a)    First conjunction (1579 – 1581) – Saturn conjunct Uranus in Aquarius

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11.    1533 – 1580, 12 Cancer – first conjunction on 8 June 1533

a)    First conjunction (1532 – 1534) – Saturn conjunct Uranus in Cancer

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12.    1489 – 1533, 15 Capricorn – first conjunction on 1 April 1489

a)    First conjunction (1488 – 1490) – Saturn conjunct Uranus in Capricorn

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