Chapter 13 Timeline

  • Jan 27, 1469

    Portuguese begin exploring Africa

    Fernao Gomez reached Africa sailing for the East India trading company.
  • Jan 27, 1488

    Bartholomeau Dias rounds tip of Africa

    Portuguese navigator who finally reached his destination upon arrival at the mouth of Bushman's River.
  • Jan 27, 1492

    Columbus reached West Indies

    Colubus sailed from Spain to the West Indies. They are located where present day Cuba is.
  • Period: Jan 27, 1492 to

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  • Jan 27, 1494

    Treatey of Tordesillas is signed

    Treaty signed by the pope separating where Portugal and Spain could travel and discover new lands.
  • Jan 27, 1497

    Vasco de Gama sails across Indian Ocean to India

    Reached India from Lisbon after 2 years of sailing.
  • Jan 27, 1500

    Pedro Cabral lands in South America

    Commanded first full exploration of South America.
  • Jan 27, 1511

    Albuquergue finds Melaka

    Sailing for the portuguese he invaded its capital and took control of the country.
  • Jan 27, 1518

    First enslaved africans transported to Americas

    Spanish ships carrying first slaves from Africa to Americas.
  • Period: Jan 27, 1518 to Jan 27, 1521

    Spain Rules Mexico

    The Spanish capture Mexico for a short time before they are overthrown.
  • Jan 27, 1519

    Magellan sets sail

    Magellan sets sail from Atlantic ocean.
  • Jan 27, 1521

    Hernan Cortez defeats Aztecs

    Spanish conquistadors defeat Aztecs and create new colony.
  • Jan 27, 1522

    Magellan's crew completes voyage

    After Magellan was mutionied by the spice islands his crew finsished voyage to spain.
  • Jan 27, 1532

    Francisco Pizarro defeats Incas

    After the split of the two former rulers sons, Atahapulla is defeated in Cuzco.
  • Jan 27, 1555

    Peace of Augsburg is signed

    Truce between Charles V and the Lutheran princes who sided with Martin Luther. Split of churches between protestant Lutheran and Catholics.
  • Dutch sail to India

    Dutch explorers discovered India in 1595.
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    England rules United States

    From the creation of Jamestown to the end of the Revolutionary war when we overthrew them.
  • French colonize Canada and Lousiana

    Samuel de champlain founded colonies in Canada and the coast of Lousiana.
  • England sails to India

    English ship Ascension is shipwrecked india. English east india trading company was the owner of the ship.
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    England rules Canada

    John Guy founded Cuper's Cove, what is now present day Cupids, Canada.
  • Henry Hudson discovers Hudson bay

    Following the Northwest passage he discoved the bay and Hudson strait in what is now present day Canada.
  • Dutch establish settlements on North America

    First Dutch settlements are established in North America. Presumably near what is now present day New York and Pennsylvania.
  • English take New Netherland

    English seized present day New York from Dutch and gave it its present name.
  • Slavery is abolished in United States.

    Emancipation Proclamation abolished in U.S. by president Abrham Lincoln.