1450-1750 (A-Day)

  • May 3, 1000

    Russian Serfs (Central Asia)

    Serfdom began in 11th century in Russia. Rebillions started in the 16th & 17 centuries.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Europeans begin exploring Southern Africa

    Europeans begin exploring Southern Africa
    Around this time, European explorers began to sail around and to the southern part of Africa. Kevin Meyer
  • May 5, 1450

    Social Hierarchy Structure (Caribbean)

    Social Hierarchy Structure (Caribbean)
    Social structure in the Caribbean was broken down by skin color and socioeconomic status. Blacks, Amerindians, native tribes, and negroes were under white control. This is similar to other countries. The most powerful were white males. More Information... Cody Birely
  • May 6, 1450

    African Slavery (West Africa)

    African Slavery  (West Africa)
    Before the Atlantic Slave Trade, slavery was happening in many ways in Africa. Peasnats tried to work off debts and were treated as property. Later, these slaves were traded across the Atlantic. Annie DeVries
  • May 6, 1450

    Mercantilism (West Africa)

    Mercantilism (West Africa)
    the main goal of mercantilism was to benefit the mother country by trading goods to gain metals. First, from Europe to Africa, hardware, guns, and Indian cotton was traded, and then Middle Passage carried African slaves to the New World. 1450-1700 Annie DeVries
  • May 6, 1450

    european expansion

    Theses were epic sea voyages sponsored by the Liberian kingdoms of Portugal and Spain. An example is Christopher Columbus.
  • May 6, 1450

    Catholic reformation

    Catholic reformation
    This was after the protestant reformation and it was basically when the church lightened up on things so they could compete with the protestant church.
  • May 6, 1450

    political innovations europe

    When Europe was trying to change but they changed into mostly monarchies.
  • May 7, 1450

    Warring states in Japan

    Warring states in Japan
    -Carter Stark
  • May 7, 1450

    Lack of COlumbian Exchange (Middle East)

    Lack of COlumbian Exchange (Middle East)
    The Middle East minus perhaps Egypt, did not receive the benefits of the Columbian Exchange. this limited their expansion although they were eventually able to trade for the food technologies.
  • May 7, 1450

    Population Increase (middle east)

    Population Increase (middle east)
    East and West trading connections made trading here possible, thus more resources became available and the population increased.
  • May 6, 1470

    Inca's (Latin America)

    Inca's (Latin America)
    Incas defeat Chimu and exand southward Laura Klever
  • Jan 1, 1475

    European Trade with Southern Africa

    European Trade with Southern Africa
    Around this time, Europeans began to trade with Southern African governments. Kevin Meyer
  • Jan 1, 1475

    Portugese Colonization in Southern Africa

    Portugese Colonization in Southern Africa
    Portugal established several small settlements in Angola. Kevin Meyer
  • Jan 1, 1480

    Southern African Slave Trade

    Southern African Slave Trade
    Europeans established a slave trade with some Southern African governments. Kevin Meyer
  • May 3, 1480

    Russian Liberation (Central Asia)

    Russia is liberated from the Mongols in the 1480's.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    European Conquest (Caribbean)

    European Conquest (Caribbean)
    Europeans led the conquest and depopulation of the Amerindians which brought new settlers to the West Indies and Mexico. Cody Birely
  • May 5, 1492

    Christopher Columbus' Voyage (Caribbean)

    Christopher Columbus' Voyage (Caribbean)
    In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue and ended up in the West Indies where he started to take over control of the native population. Cody Birely
  • May 6, 1494

    Treaty (Latin America)

    Treaty (Latin America)
    Treaty of Tordesillas is put into place Laura Klever
  • May 7, 1498

    Vasco da Gama Visits East Africa

    Vasco da Gama Visits East Africa
    When da Gama visits East Africa Malindi, a ruler, gives him a guide for his trip to India in hope that an alliance can be made. Ryan Scott
  • May 7, 1498

    Vasco da Gama arrives in India

    Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrived on the Malabar coast of India in May 1498. The ruler of Calicut and his Muslim officials showed mild interests in the Portuguese as new trading partners, but the gifts of da Gama only brought laughter. The Portuguese were determined to gain control of Indian Ocean trade and later returned with a more impressive show of power.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Gunpowder Empires (Middle East)

    Gunpowder Empires (Middle East)
    The development of war technology increased the militarism of the Ottomans. They strengthened defense and increased nationalism.
  • May 3, 1500

    Invention of Cannon (Central Asia)

    First Russian cannon is made in Tsar in the 1500’s.
  • May 5, 1500

    Technological Innovations (Caribbean)

    Technological Innovations (Caribbean)
    The creation of wind and water powered mill houses were made to help improve sugar production. Cody Birely
  • May 5, 1500

    Establishment of Labor Systems (Caribbean)

    Establishment of Labor Systems (Caribbean)
    The Caribbean became the largest producers of sugar in the world which led to African Slave trade. Cruel slavery system were developed and African Slave trade became common. Other labor systems included indentured servitude. Cody Birely
  • May 5, 1500

    Colonization (Caribbean)

    Colonization (Caribbean)
    Chartered companies were created once colonization of the Indies started (mainly from French and English colonies). This was a significant to the area. Cody Birely
  • May 6, 1500

    Slave Trade Central Africa

    Slave Trade Central Africa
    African tribes on the western coast of Central Africa began to experience the slave trade from sub-saharan Africa to the Americas who needed more workers for plantations.
    Alex Karnish
  • May 6, 1500

    Columbian Exchange effexts North America

    Columbian Exchange effexts North America
    Global trade begins in North America
  • May 6, 1500

    scientific revolution europe

    scientific revolution europe
    Scientific revolution When knowledge in physics, biology, medicine, astronomy, and chemistry changed views of nature and laided foundations for modern science.
    Politica
  • May 7, 1500

    Qing Dynasty

    Qing Dynasty
    -Carter Stark
  • May 7, 1500

    Swahili Language Develops

    Swahili Language Develops
    Swahilia language developed from borrowing words from Arabic and Persian, and also creates a new culture because of the Arab and muslim influence. Ryan Scott
  • May 7, 1500

    Prosperity in East African Trade

    Prosperity in East African Trade
    Prosperity in trade led to epansion of cities and taller buildings reaching 3 or 4 stories in height. Ryan Scott
  • May 7, 1500

    Slave trade (middle east)

    Slave trade (middle east)
    Slave trade in the Middle East was mainly females. They were either sold as wifes, where they would have more rights, or as concubines when they would not.
  • May 7, 1505

    Swahili Coast Cities Are Attacked By Portugal

    Swahili Coast Cities Are Attacked By Portugal
    Portugal attacks Swahili's coastal cities to glorify Christianity. Ryan Scott
  • May 6, 1510

    Columbian Exchange in Central Africa

    Columbian Exchange in Central Africa
    •1500ish C.E.- The Columbian Exchange brought new food sources to Africa. Corn, cassava, and peanuts were new crops that could withstand droughts and poor soils, and gave famine stricken areas food supplies. These foods changed African life and may have helped balance out the losses due to the slave trade.
    Alex Karnish
  • May 7, 1510

    The Indian Ocean Under Siege

    The Indian Ocean Under Siege
    A fleet of 81 Portuguese ships attacked Indian ports taking Goa on the west coast and using it as a base of operations against Calicut and Gujarat with the ultimate goal of dominating Indian Ocean Maritime trade.
  • May 5, 1518

    Disease and Epidemics (Caribbean)

    Disease and Epidemics (Caribbean)
    Small pox epidemic broke out in the Caribbean in 1518, killing more than 50% of the population. Cody Birely
  • May 6, 1524

    Smallpox (Latin America)

    Smallpox (Latin America)
    Smallpox epidemic in Peru Laura Klever
  • May 7, 1526

    The Mughal Empire

    The Mughal Empire
    Babur, descendent of Mongol invader Timur and founder of the Muhgal Empire, invading from Central Asia defeated the last Muslim sultan of Delhi at the battle of Panipat. Under Mughal rule India flourished with the central administration which controlled all but the southernmost tip of India. Rulers generally tried to harmonize religious differences in the region, but they were unable to bridge the gap between the Muslim ruling minority and the non-Muslim majority. Sikhism emerged in the Punjab r
  • May 7, 1529

    Muslim Adal Captures Christian Ethiopia

    Muslim Adal Captures Christian Ethiopia
    The muslim city of Adal conquers christian Ethiopia, which influenced their culture. Ryan Scott
  • May 6, 1530

    Inca's (Latin America)

    Inca's (Latin America)
    Inca empire is conquered by Francisco Pizarro Laura Klever
  • May 6, 1535

    Incan's (Latin America)

    Incan's (Latin America)
    Incans defeat and force out Spaniards from the Yucatan Laura Klever
  • Jan 1, 1547

    Grand Duke Ivan IV crowned Tsar (Russia)

    Grand Duke Ivan IV or Ivan the Terrible was crowned Tsar, or Caesar, of Russia.
  • Jan 1, 1568

    Australia is Discovered

    Australia is Discovered
    The first man to discover Australia and sparkan interest of Oceania in the world wasFrancis Drake from Spain.
  • May 6, 1570

    Inquisition (Latin America)

    Inquisition (Latin America)
    The Inquisition is established in Lima, Peru (state and church dependent on the crown) Laura Klever
  • The end of the Rurik Dynasty (Russia)

    The death of Ivar's sons marked the end of the Rurik Dynasty. The Rumanov Dynasty then acceded the throne in 1613.
  • Traded for Slaves in Central Africa

    Traded for Slaves in Central Africa
    Africans usually traded slaves for products like beads, cloth, or metals that they did not have in Africa.
    Alex Karnish
  • Plantations in North America

    mostly slaves worked on these plantations
  • Henry VIII: europe

    Henry VIII: europe
    King of England, he rejected the pope and established the Church of England.
  • Colonization of North America

    Colonization of North America
  • English civil war europe

    English civil war europe
    When King Charles and parliament got into an augment about money and they ended up fight against each other.
  • Dutch Officially Discover Australia

    Dutch Officially Discover Australia
    The Dutch send a sailor (Abel Tasman) toexplore, he finds part of Australia (and theplace he discovers is later namedTasmania).
  • Louis XIV europe

    Louis XIV europe
    Made the palace of Versailles, and was the king of France from 1643-1715.
  • Development of Political and Economic Systems (Caribbean)

    Development of Political and Economic Systems (Caribbean)
    Mercantilism and Capitalism developed during the late 17th, early 18th century due to European influence. Cody Birely
  • Dutch Colonization in Southern Africa

    Dutch Colonization in Southern Africa
    Dutch East India Company forms its Cape Colony on the southern tip of Africa. Kevin Meyer
  • Establishment of New Plantations (Caribbean)

    Establishment of New Plantations (Caribbean)
    In 1655, new Caribbean colonies were established at the take over of Jamaica, Havana, Cuba, and Haiti. These colonies were established for more plantation use. Cody BIrely
  • Slave population in Virginia grows rapidly

  • More Slave Trade from Central Africa

    More Slave Trade from Central Africa
    •1672-1752 C.E.-Although the slave trade is important on the coast, many of the slaves are prisoners of war being sold from inland. But even with slavery, the Royal African Company made 40 percent of its profits from gold, ivory, and forest products.
    Alex Karnish
  • Religious conflict in India

    After the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb orders Sikhism’s ninth guru beheaded for refusing to convert to Islam, the tenth guru dedicated himself to avenging his father’s death and reorganized his followers into “the army of the pure,” a religious order dedicated to defending Sikh beliefs. By the eighteenth century, the Mughals were encountering fierce opposition from the Sikhs as well as from Hindu guerilla forces in the rugged and ravine-scarred province of Maharashtra on India’s west coast.
  • Pueblo Indians revolt

    Pueblo Indians revolt
    Threatened by spanish held new mexico
  • 1682-1725: The Great Nothern War (Russia)

    Peter the Great during his reign
    defeated Sweden in the Great
    Northern War. Russian then gained West Karelia, Ingria, Estland, and Livland. These lands secured Russia's access to the sea and sea trade.
  • protestand reformation europe

    protestand reformation  europe
    When a guy named Martin Luther who was a profit was tired of the lies of the catholic church so he broke off from it and made a protestant church.
  • Manufacturing and Urbanization in Japan

    Manufacturing and Urbanization in Japan
    Japan modernized while China wanted to keep its roots
    -Carter Stark
  • China was isolated

    China was isolated
    Wanted to keep culture
    -Carter Stark
  • Patronage (Middle East)

    Patronage (Middle East)
    As empires became more and more wealthy, they each wanted to display their wealth by outdoing each other. In the MIddle East, the Suleymaniye Mosque was erected.
  • Mughal Decay and Regional Challenges

    After the death of Aurangzeb, Mughal power began to fade. A combination of failures in land-grant systems, integration of territories to the imperial structure, and poor centralization led to the compromisation of Mughal military supremacy. Compounded pressure from the Marathas, Sikhs, Hindu Rajputs, and Muslim Afgans fragmented the state. A climax came in 1739 when Nadir Shah invaded the subcontinent from Iran and sacked Delhi, the Mughal capitol.
  • Russia, a world power (Russia)

    Led by Peter the Great Russia was
    proclaimed an Empire and was
    also henceforth recognized as a
    world power.
  • 1741-1762: Elizabeth's reign (Russia)

    Elizabeth, Peter the Great's daughter reigned and took parts of East Prussia and Berlin, extending Russia's boundariesever more westward.
  • France in India

    Though some smaller states flourished when removed from the sultan rule, the fall favored the intrusion of European influence. Joseph Francois Dupleix took presidency of the east coast of the French stronghold of Pondicherry in 1741 and began a new phase of European involvement in India. Deeply involved in European wars, the French government declined to pursue further ventures in India and Dupleix’s departure cleared the way for the British.