By kg76
  • Feb 1, 1487

    Bartholomeu Dias rounds tip of Africa

    started his voyage
  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to


  • Oct 12, 1492

    Discovery of West Indies

    Discovery of West Indies
    Columbus discovered the West Indies. He specifically landed on the island of Hispaniola; now Haiti and the Dominican Republic
  • Jun 7, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Treaty of Tordesillas
    divided newly discovered lands outside of europe between Spain and Portugal.
  • Feb 1, 1497


    start to discivery Africa
  • Feb 1, 1498

    Da Gama

    sails across indian ocean to india
  • Feb 1, 1500


    lands in south america
  • Feb 1, 1511


    finds Melaka
  • Feb 1, 1518


    brought first to brazil in 1518 and then was ended during the civil war
  • Feb 1, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan

    1519-1522 he sailed around the world, killed during the battle of Mactan and the rest of the crew went on but he was still given credit for sailing the world.
  • Feb 1, 1521

    Deated the Aztecs

    Cortez deafeted the aztecs
  • Feb 1, 1521

    Spain ruling Mexico

    ruled mexico for 300 huundred years 1521-1821
  • Feb 1, 1533

    Inca deafeted

    Francisco Pizzaro
  • Feb 1, 1555

    Peace of Augsburg

    in 1555 temporarily reconciled the Protestant north and the Catholic south in the German
  • Dutch establish settlements on North America

    dates back to the 1590s
  • French

    start to settle in quebec, in llouisian in 1682
  • Durch

    sails to india
  • England

    sails to india
  • Henry Hdson

    discovers river, hudson river
  • English

    take NEw Netherlands which is now new york
  • England rules Canada

    rules canada for about 100 years 1763-1867
  • England rules U.S.

    ruked since they cane to the new world than ended in 1776