Chapter 13 timeline

  • Jan 27, 1469

    Portuguese begin exploring Africa

    Fernao Gomaz, leader of the expedition.
  • Jan 27, 1488

    Bartholomeu Dias rounds tip of Africa

    Bartolomeu Dias was a Portugese navigator whose 1487-88 Atlantic voyage around the southern tip of Africa opened sea routes between Europe and Asia.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to

    Chapter 13 timeline

  • Jan 27, 1492

    Columbus reaches West Indies

    Across the Atlantic Ocean developing kingdoms seeking wealth from the establishment of trade routes and colonies.
  • Jan 27, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas signed

    It divided the newly discovered lands outside Europe between Spain and Portugal
  • Jan 27, 1497

    Vasco da Gama sails across Indian Ocean to India

    He was one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India.
  • Apr 22, 1500

    Pedro Cabral lands in South America

  • Jan 27, 1511

    Albuquerque finds Melaka

  • Period: Jan 27, 1517 to Jan 27, 1521

    Spain rules Mexico

    Spnaish rules Mexico for about 4 years.
  • Jan 27, 1518

    First enslaved Africans taken from Africa to the New World.

    Spanish ship directly carried first slaved Afican Americans from Africa to the Americas.
  • Jan 27, 1521

    Aztecs deafeated by spanish

    Hernan Cortez defeated the Aztecs.
  • Jan 27, 1522

    Magellan sets sail on 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan circumnavigates the world
  • Jan 27, 1533

    Incas deafeated

    Incas defeated by spanish conquistadors.. Leader was Francisco Pizarro.
  • Jan 27, 1555

    Peace of Augsburg

    It was a treaty between Charles V and the forces of the Schmalkaldic League. Churches twere splitting from Catholic to Luthern.
  • Dutch arrived in India

    Shortly after the dutch formed the east India company.
  • Period: to

    England rules United States (beginning and end)

    England ruled over the United States, and took over after winning the Revolutionary war.
  • French colonize Canada and Louisiana

    Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec.
  • England sails to India

    East English trading Company.
  • Dutch establish settlements on North America

    In 1609, the VOC commissioned English explorer Henry Hudson who, in an attempt to find the so-called northwest passage to the Indies.
  • Period: to

    England rules Canada

    England rules Canada for 257 years.
  • Henry Hudson discovers Hudson Bay

    Following the northwest passage Henry Hudson discovers Hudson Bay.
  • English take New Netherland

    English seized the colony of New Netherlands from the dutch and renamed it New York.
  • Slavery abolished

    Abolished is United States. "Empancipation Proclomation".