th black death was beileived to be caused by rats spreading into Europe from Asia. The plaugue spread all over Europe and killed somewhere between 25 and 50 percent of European population.
13th Nov, 1425
Renaissance Era's Peak
The Renaissance Era's peak was very thriving and at this time people were inventing things like compasses and maps. Fashion was everywhere throughout all of the Reniassance because it was such a long time period. Exlporers also traveled more, and gave more reassurance to maps.
Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel in 1484 and was requested by Pope Julius II. Michelangelo did not want to even paint a portrait of the chapel, though his work was still great.
1st Jan, 1492
Columbous Discovers The New World
Christopher Columbous left on August 13, 1492 and found the new world later in the year 1492.
1st Jan, 1500
The Renaissance Era
The Renisaissance reached it's peak in the 1500s. It was a period in time when changes began to where traders bought and sold goods across regions. Rich people grew even richer. They took time to enjoy art, as well as learning.
Pg.184 chapter 7 section 2.
1st Jan, 1506
'The Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci between the time of 1503 and 1506. This painting is believed to be the merchant's wife. This painting still influences artists today.
1st Jan, 1517
http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/wittenberg/luther/web/ninetyfive.htmlThe 95 Theses occured 1517 when Martin Luther posted a list of beleifs that Martin Luther had about Catholism. He felt that the churches were going against the people and not truly participating with the word of God. This was such a revoltous act because back then there were large punishments for going against the church. However, many people agreed with Martin Luther and indulenges were rethought later in time.
indulgenes- purchasings of the forgiveness of sin from pope or priest.
1st Mar, 1525
Battle of the Peasants
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/German_Peasants'_revoltThe Battle Of the Peasants was started with all of the issues between the Catholic Church and the people. The popes and preists had so much social status and power due to the fact that they could manipulate people through lies about the bible. Martin Luther had started a revolt of the people after hanging up his 95 theses, and this battle was a result of their revolt. A hardfought between catholics and lutherans.
1st Jan, 1534
http://en.allexperts.com/e/l/lu/luther_bible.htmMartin Luthers bible was published in 1534 with both testaments.
He translated the bible to German so that uneducated people could understand it. The popes of catholic churches had said that people may not read the bible on their own, and that others had to read it for them...(the popes would change up the words) but now thanks to Martin Luther, people had options.
8th May, 1539
De Soto's Expedition
In 1523 he went with Fernadez de Cordoba was set out to Panama, this was preparing them for the future expedition. The expedition was to Europe and was made ready on May 18. 1539.
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/gunpowder_plot_of_1605.htmA Gunpowder event occured in England. English Catholics had thought that their new king was catholiv like them, but came to find out that he was nonsupporting and ordered all catholic priests to leave England. Their was a group of people who decided to rebel and kill everyone inside the Houses of the Parliament. The most famous, Guy Fawks, was caught at the last moment in the cellars because he was to set off the fuse. He was tortured and revealed the names of the others participating.
Galileo invented the telescope in 1609, using parts from Europe that could magnify objects three times. He created that same year a telescope that could magnify twenty times. This allowed him to study the moon and stars, and helped prove the theory that the planets revolve around the sun.
King James Bible
http://www.allabouttruth.org/king-james-bible.htmThe King James bible was published in 1611 and was Englands authorized version of the bible translated from the orignal Hebrew and Greek languages which was requested by King James I of England. Other English bibles exsisted, but King James did not like the translations because they discouraged obiedience of a king.
Shakespeare and Cervantes
Two great writers died on April 23 of 1616. Cervantes was a Spanish author and Shakespeare was the greatest English aouthor.Technically, their deaths were seperate, but due to a difference in which the way years were organized, their deaths are recorded under the same day.
Sam Adams struck an idea when he heard that The Royal Governor of Massachuesetts and Thomas Hutchinson had ordered that the cargo on their ship not be delivered. The cago was tea. Colonists had to pay a tax on this tea and Adams got 60 participants to dress up disguised as indians that night and dump all 342 chests in the harber.
Louis XVI Reign
http://www.angelfire.com/va/frenchrev/LouisXVI.htmlLouis XVI was only 20 when he came to the throne. He was unlike most all other kings, and was shy. When he rose to power, France was in debt. He contributed to the revolution by remitting opressive taxes. He also died by following another's advice.
The Battle of Bunker Hill actually took place on Breeds Hill and was fought so that British could not leave the city. The battle occured between the Americans and the British. The British ended up winning the battle but the Americans gave out a hard fight.
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/declare.aspThe Delcaration of Indepence was written to delcare rights of citizens of the United States and therefore that we are all created equal. It states many rights that we as people posess and was created to announce freedom to each state and person.
http://www.harlingen.isd.tenet.edu/coakhist/amrev.html#BATTLESUS and France Forces worked together to defeat British forces under Cornwallis. 5,500 French soldiers came to battle with Americans that day, and later in 1781, Cornwallis tried to escape by ocean. Washington had discovered this news and America hurried over to help capture Cornwallis. A storm hit which forced Cornwallis back to be captured.
France was facing a finicial crisis while Great Britain was fighting with the thirteen colonies. In these conditions the french tried to improve, they were very sucessful in the fact that they had increased their sales almost eight times. Englsish were mad because France was the most powerful in all of England. They were even second to Great Britain in trade. This led to a war between France and England.