1450-1750 (B-Day)

  • May 6, 1300

    West Africa

    West Africa
    Mali empire was striving from 1000 ce to 1500 ce. They had intensified trade and all Mali citizens recieved free health care.
  • May 5, 1400

    Central Asia

    Central Asia
    late 15th cent.The decline of the overland trade routes, including the Silk Road,
    due to a new emphasis on trade by sea.
    Enviroment, Economic Systems
    Kevin Knoer
  • May 6, 1450

    The bubonic plegue

    The bubonic plegue
    The bubonic legue hit east asia, wiping out a chuck of the population because no one was truly sure what it was or what caused it.
  • May 6, 1450

    West Africa

    West Africa
    1450-1550 is when many West African countries began to make new relations with portuguese.
  • May 6, 1450

    Sikhism in South Asia

    a new religion that came about during the Mugal empire. Focused on seeking enlightenment through meditation and no caste systems.
  • May 8, 1450

    Maritime Expansion Europe - Abigail

    Maritime Expansion Europe - Abigail
    After the voyages of COlumbus, Magellan and de Gama, Europe was introduced to other cultures and eventually started to colonize them, asserting European superiority as a reason for their colonization.
  • May 9, 1450

    The Scientific Revolution Europe - Abigail

    The Scientific Revolution Europe - Abigail
    The intellectual movement in Europe, initially associated with astronomy and physics, that by the seventeenth century had laid the ground work for modern science.
  • May 10, 1450

    European travelers-helena-oceania

    European travelers-helena-oceania
    the Europeans have first entered the Pacific ocean and have now visited the main islands of Australia and New Zealand.
  • May 6, 1453

    Middle East: States: Building, Expansion, Conflict

    Middle East: States: Building, Expansion, Conflict
    As Ottoman Empire armies went deeper into Eastern Europe, the sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, sought to control the Mediterranean. The Ottomans fought with Venice, which was more than a trading nation-- sugar plantation, cheap slave labor, etc. For the Ottomans, fielding hundreds of men to expand or defend their frontiers ment consuming more state resources.
    Jennah Davison
  • May 8, 1475

    Eastern Africa - Interaction

    Eastern Africa - Interaction
    Before this time, Eastern Africa did interact with Europe and the Middle East, but it was very limited. But at this point, interaction was more in depth and they started to trade more vigorously.
  • May 5, 1480

    Central Asia

    Central Asia
    1480Ivan III throws off the Mongol yoke and proclaims himself Czar of
    Russia.
    States
    Kevin Knoer
  • May 7, 1480

    Slaves (South Africa)

    Slaves (South Africa)
    Europe along with the South African governments create a slave trading plan
    Stephanie Kepner
  • May 8, 1482

    East Africa - Africa Overall

    East Africa - Africa Overall
    Meanwhile, Africa overall opened up several trading ports for Portugal to trade and spread Christianity
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Latin America

    Latin America
    Christopher Columbus lands off the coast on the island of Hispaniola, marking the discovery of the New World. -Miranda Hale
  • May 7, 1492

    1492 Caribbean [AM]

    1492 Caribbean [AM]
    Christopher Columbus stumbled upon the Caribbean. Met with Arawak peoples.
  • May 8, 1492

    Columbus finds the Caribbean Islands

    Columbus sails for what he believes is the West Indies, but lands in the modern-day Bahamas. He then travels to Cuba and Hispaniola. ALLIE S
  • May 8, 1492

    Global map is made

    A global map is first published by Martin Behaim. The map does not show any of the Americas, representing how little the world knew of the Caribbean Islands’ existence. ALLIE S
  • Oct 14, 1492

    The Columbian Exchance Europe - Abigail

    The Columbian Exchance Europe - Abigail
    The exchange of foods, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and Europe following Columbus's voyages to the New World.
  • May 7, 1493

    1493 Caribbean

    1493 Caribbean
    Hispaniola settled by the Spanish.
  • May 8, 1493

    Columbus returns

    Columbus is sent back to the Caribbean with the intention of colonizing the islands for Spain. The Spanish brought with them livestock and food that was new to the region such as horses, cows, wheat, barley, and vegetables. ALLIE S
  • Jan 1, 1494

    Latin America

    Latin America
    The Treaty of Tordesillas divides the land of the New World between Spain and Portugal. -Miranda Hale
  • May 5, 1494

    latin america

    latin america
    Treaty of Tordesillas divides the New World between Spain and Portugal.-allison coe
  • May 7, 1497

    Vasco De Gama

    Vasco De Gama
    Vasco De Gama set out on an expiditon to India stopping at various trade routes along the way
    Stephanie Kepner
  • May 6, 1498

    Vasco de Gama and the Portuguese in South Asia

    In 1498 Vasco De Gama arrived in the Indian trading port of Calicut. The Indians and Muslims were not impressed. Eventually the Portuguese merchants began to assert control the Indian Ocean because of their superior technology. Conflict and revolts broke out after the Portuguese seized control of major port cities.
  • May 8, 1498

    Portugal’s Control of East Indian Spice Trade (SE Asia)

    Portugal’s Control of East Indian Spice Trade (SE Asia)
    Portuguese explorer and navigator Vasco da Gama gained control of the East Indian Spice Trade, resulting in new maritime routes for trade. Emily Lane
  • May 5, 1500

    latin america

    latin america
    Pedro Álvares Cabral, one of the navigators for Prince Henry, claims part of Brazil for Portugal.-allison coe
  • May 6, 1500

    West Africa

    West Africa
    Songhai empire took over Mali empire. Due to the lack of governmental leadership, Mali was an easy empire to conquer.
  • May 6, 1500

    West Africa

    West Africa
    Songhai government restored trade and commerce. Slave trade was very popular right now.
  • May 6, 1500

    Japan attacks korea.

    Japan attacks korea.
    Japan attacks korea to gain more land and power. this makes chinas military step in to make sure that korea is safe from japan.
  • May 6, 1500

    Middle East: Cultures: Development and Interaction

    Middle East: Cultures: Development and Interaction
    During the Safavid Empire, Iran separated an Arab zone from the Persian zone. The post-Mongol period saw a burst of creativity and innovation in Iran, Afgahanistan, and Central Asia. Painted & molded tiles and tile mosaics-mostly in turquoise, became the standard decoration style in Iran.
    Jennah Davison
  • May 8, 1500

    Eastern Africa gets influenced

    Eastern Africa gets influenced
    Islamic countries begin to trade with Eastern Africa more often and Eastern African countries begin to get more influeced by Islamic idea. Eventually, Eastern Africa becomes predominantly Muslim.
  • May 8, 1500

    Islam in Eastern Africa

    Islam in Eastern Africa
    Islam spreads through East Africa.
  • May 8, 1500

    Colonization of the Caribbean

    1500-1650: During these 150 years, colonization of the Caribbean Islands was attempted by nearly all of the world powers. Spain, France, and the Dutch all fight for imperial power in the Islands.
  • May 8, 1500

    Colonization of Southeast Asia (SE Asia)

    Colonization of Southeast Asia (SE Asia)
    European leaders came to explore Southeast Asia in search of rare spices and important goods for trade. Emily Lane
  • May 8, 1500

    Sikh Religious Sect (SE Asia)

    Sikh Religious Sect (SE Asia)
    Sikhism was a Hindu sect that was founded in 1500 in India. Emily Lane
  • May 8, 1500

    Central Africa Peanuts

    Crops from the US were introduced to Africa.
  • May 8, 1500

    Peanuts Central Africa

    Peanuts were the main export for Africa, and they shipped many loads over to the US.
  • May 5, 1502

    Central Asia

    Central Asia
    1502The final collapse of the Golden Horde at the hands of the khan of
    the Crimean Tatar Khanate.
    States
    Kevin Knoer
  • May 5, 1502

    Central Asia

    Central Asia
    1502The beginning of the Safavid dynasty in Persia.
    Enviroment, Cultures, Economic systems
    Kevin Knoer
  • May 6, 1502

    Middle East: Social Structures: Development and Transformation

    Middle East: Social Structures: Development and Transformation
    During the Safavid Empire, women seldom appeared in public, even in Istanbul's covered market or Isfahan's bazaar. At home, women's quarters were separate from the public rooms where the men had visitors. Islamic law permitted, however, that women could retain property after marriage and appear in court cases.
    Jennah Davison
  • May 7, 1502

    1502 Caribbean

    Spanish imported African slaves as laborers.
  • Period: May 7, 1502 to

    Safavid Empire

    This followed the Ottoman lead, but adopted Persian as the official language of the government. (Resembled many of the Ottoman ways).
  • May 8, 1502

    Eastern Africa - Portugese Attack

    Eastern Africa - Portugese Attack
    In 1505, Portugal attacked Eastern Africa trade ports because they were Islamic and wanted to shut down trade with the Portugese
  • May 8, 1502

    Throne

    Throne
    Montezum II assumes Aztec throne
    Roni Storjohann
  • May 8, 1502

    Hispaniola population jumps

    Population of Hispaniola jumps from 3oo to 8,000 in 7 years. This is due to the relocation initiated by the Spanish.
  • May 17, 1502

    Caribbean [AM]

    Caribbean [AM]
    Spanish imported African slaves as laborers.
  • Jan 1, 1503

    Latin America

    Latin America
    Encomienda system becomes popular. (The concept of assigning a certain number of natives to a Spaniard) -Miranda Hale
  • May 7, 1508

    1508 Caribbean [AM]

    1508 Caribbean [AM]
    Puerto Rico settled by Spanish.
  • May 7, 1509

    1509 Caribbean [AM]

    1509 Caribbean [AM]
    Jamaica settled by Spanish.
  • May 7, 1511

    1511 Caribbean [AM]

    1511 Caribbean [AM]
    Cuba settled by Spanish.
  • May 8, 1515

    Diego Columbus

    Diego Columbus establishes the first secure Spanish colony at Santo Domingo. This was the first of many colonies set up by the Spanish in the Caribbean ALLIE S
  • May 5, 1519

    latin america

    latin america
    Hernán Cortés enters, attacks, and conquers Aztec capital Tenochtitlán.-allison coe
  • May 8, 1519

    Hernan Cortez

    Hernan Cortez
    Hernan Cortes and his Spanish conquistadors overthrew the Aztec Empire. This brought a vast amount of land into the Spanish Empire and gret wealth to Cortez.
    Roni Storjohann
  • May 9, 1519

    The Protestant Reformation Europe - Abigail

    The Protestant Reformation Europe - Abigail
    A religious reform movement iside th Catholic Church in 1519 that resulted in several new branches of Christian churches, including the Church of England and Lutheran and Reformed Churches.
  • May 7, 1520

    Ottoman Expansion

    This expantion intensified European fears of Islamic influence that was spreading at this time.
  • May 9, 1520

    The Catholic Reformation Europe - Abigail

    The Catholic Reformation Europe - Abigail
    In response to the Protestant Reformation, the Catholic Reformation clarified theology and reformed clerical training and discipline.
  • May 5, 1521

    latin america

    latin america
    Tenochtitlan falls to the Spaniards and their Indian allies while many of the Aztecs die of smallpox infection: including their emperor.-allison coe
  • May 8, 1521

    Ferdinand Magellan's Discovery (SE Asia)

    Ferdinand Magellan's Discovery (SE Asia)
    Ferdinand Magellan reachs the Philippines and claims the islands as Spain’s territory. Spaniards later came to colonize the area then. During this time, Roman Catholicism spread around the Philippines. Emily Lane
  • May 5, 1524

    latin america

    latin america
    Council of the Indies established to help administer the new colonies in Latin America.-allison coe
  • May 7, 1526

    Babur- Founder of Mughal Empire

    Babur invades and conquers Delhi, defeating the last sultan of Delhi.
  • May 8, 1528

    Catholicicism

    Catholicicism
    Juan de Zumarraga arrives as bishop of Mexico City and begins native conversion of Catholicism.
    Roni Storjohann
  • May 7, 1530

    Caribbean [AM]

    Caribbean [AM]
    Trinidad settled by Spanish.
  • Jan 1, 1532

    Latin America

    Latin America
    Francisco Pizarro of Spain invades and conquers the Incan empire in Peru. By killing the Incan leader early on, the empire was weakened. This allowed the Spanish to easily conquer. -Miranda Hale
  • May 5, 1532

    latin america

    latin america
    Francisco Pizarro captures Atahualpa, ending the Inca Empire. Pizarro also uses the Incan Emperor as a puppet to destroy the Incan empire.-allison coe
  • Jan 1, 1535

    Latin America

    Latin America
    The Mayans defeat and force out all Spaniards from the Yucatan Peninsula. -Miranda Hale
  • May 8, 1535

    Government

    Government
    Spain establishes colonial government in Mexico.
    ROni Storjohann
  • May 7, 1537

    Caribbean [AM]

    Caribbean [AM]
    Papal bull sublimus deli officially banned slavery.
  • May 5, 1542

    latin america

    latin america
    The Spanish Crown issues Las Nuevas Leyes (The New Laws) to protect the Indians. This give the Indians new rights, and eases some tension between the Indians and Spaniards.-allison coe
  • May 6, 1550

    West Africa

    West Africa
    West India Company's head quarters was in West Africa. This shows how much of an impact that India has on West Africa
  • May 8, 1550

    Encomienda system banished

    The Encomienda system was banished by the Spanish Crown. This, however, did not stop the abuse which Native Indians to the islands endured. It also created more demand for the African slave trade. ALLIE S
  • May 13, 1550

    New guinea-helena-oceania

    New guinea-helena-oceania
    1550 A.D. New Guinea receives Sweet potatoes, upping their farming outputs and greatly increasing their population.
  • Aug 4, 1550

    European Invasion (South Africa)

    European Invasion (South Africa)
    Bartholomeu Dias is the first European to successfully travel around the southern tip of Africa
    Stephanie Kepner
  • May 8, 1562

    Slave Trade Cenral Africa

    Britian begins its slave trade in Central Africa. Slave rade increases significantl with the development of plantations colonies of the two Americas.
  • May 7, 1580

    Ottomans Defeat Lepanto

    The Ottoans finally captured Cyprus from Venice in the defeat of Lepanto.
  • Middle East: Economic Structures: Development and Transformation

    Middle East: Economic Structures: Development and Transformation
    Tobacco became popular in the Ottoman Empire despite government prohibitions. The agricultural economy of western Anatolia, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean coast-the Ottoman lands, were most accessible to Europe--became entangled in a growing European commercial network
    Jennah Davison
  • West Africa

    West Africa
    Morocco invaded songhai.
  • North America

    North America
    Europeans begin to enter Canada and northeastern coast of the United States to settle Mitchel Dierickx
  • North America

    North America
    British settlers began to try and enter Newfoundland and the Carolinas first and failed but eventually entered into Virginia Mitchel Dierickx
  • North America

    North America
    Slaves began coming to Americas to work on plantations and do work for landowners Mitchel Dierickx
  • West Africa

    West Africa
    Many small powers began to rise. Bambara, Malinke, and Kenedougou are some examples.
  • major weather changes in east asia

    major weather changes in east asia
    from europe new cold frounts were comeing over to asia changing the agricuture and health. also it was one of the reasons for the great famin.
  • Dutch Traders Arrive (SE Asia)

    Dutch Traders Arrive (SE Asia)
    Dutch traders drove the Portuguese out of the Southeast Asia area, who only kept a small part of the region. The Dutch traders gained control of the trade of tea and spices. Emily Lane
  • Dutch Traders Arrive (SE Asia)

    Dutch Traders Arrive (SE Asia)
    Dutch traders drove the Portuguese out of the Southeast Asia area, who only kept a small part of the region. The Dutch traders gained control of the trade of tea and spices. Emily Lane
  • latin america

    latin america
    First Jesuit missions among the Guaraní in Paraguay allowing both Spaniards and Indians to have choice of religion.-allison coe
  • End of Anatolian Revolts

    These revolts were caused by inflation and high taxes. This caused the peasants and lower class to become unhappy.
  • Russia

    Russia
    Michael Romanov is elected tsar, (supreme ruler, by National council. This begins the Romanov Dynasty which ruled Russia until the 1917 revolution.
  • Central Asia

    Central Asia
    1619-21The first diplomatic contacts between Moscow and Bukhara.
    Cultures
    Kevin Knoer
  • Caribbean [AM]

    Caribbean [AM]
    Captain Henry Powel landed to settle the islands.
  • Shogunate closes japan

    Shogunate closes japan
    Shogunate closes japan because of the over amounts of european influence that has shown up. He dosnt let japan to leave their country and no one was alowed into the country ether.
  • Latin America

    Latin America
    The city of Santiago, Chile is destroyed by a massive earthquake. The earthquake was the most damaging in the city's history. -Miranda Hale
  • North America

    North America
    Columbian Exchange allows for trade overseas and Americas receive new plants, animals, goods in exchange for other items from around the world Mitchel Dierickx
  • Middle East: Interaction between humans and environment

    Middle East: Interaction between humans and environment
    During this time in the Ottoman Empire, rual disorder and decline in administrative control opened the way for new economic opportunities. The port of Izmir population increased. Jennah Davison
  • Gold Coast and Slave Coast (European interest in Africa)

    Europeans had great interest in Africa becasue of slaves and gold. The slave trade came about gradually but eventually resulted in Africans being seen as a 'lower' class to the Europeans. (Taryn pEpping)
  • Dutch Settlement (South Africa)

    Dutch Settlement (South Africa)
    Dutch settelers known as Afrikaners begin to take over making profits from farming and mining.
    Stephanie Kepner
  • Slave Market in Jamaica

    A major slave market in Jamaica is established by the British at this time. It soon became the largest island in the West Indies slave trade. This created more global ties to the Caribbean. ALLIE S
  • the British create Barbados

    Barbados becomes home to a British colony. Within 15 years, the population grew to 18,000 people. This was the largest settlement in the Caribbean at the time. ALLIE S
  • Caribbean [AM]

    Caribbean [AM]
    Piracy was very common at this time.
  • latin america

    latin america
    Massive Pueblo revolt drives Spaniards out of northern frontier in Latin America, causing war to break out between Spaniards and Indians.-allison coe
  • Russia

    Russia
    Peter the Great put in tsar position,(ruler,) and port of Azov is captured from the Ottoman empire.
  • Latin America

    Latin America
    The last of the Mayans are defeated by the Spaniards. -Miranda Hale
  • Treaty of Rijwsijk

    In the Treaty of Rijswijk, Spain gives the western half of Hispaniola to France. This new colony is named Saint-Domingue and becomes one of France’s strongest colonies in the Caribbean
    ALLIE S
  • North America

    North America
    French and British protestants come to America and Canada after changes in their churches and governments Mitchel Dierickx
  • North America

    North America
    Absolute monarchs in Europe give permission to Pilgrims and other merchants to begin to colonize in Americas Mitchel Dierickx
  • Opium Wars

    Opium wars…began importing in 1700 and by 1729 China attempted to ban the trade. Brought expanded western influence in china, gained $ and power, but also harmed European health, killed many people, sometimes on accident. (used as a ‘cure everything’ drug)
    (Taryn Pepping)
  • travel-helena-oceania

    travel-helena-oceania
    1698 A.D. Polynesians have mostly stopped their long distance travel that used to connect the islands and their societies.
  • easter island-helena-oceania

    easter island-helena-oceania
    Easter Islanders stop building their famous statues however the social structures they create remain. The statues are also still worshiped, and the islanders remain very much isolated.
  • Europeans visit oceania-helena

    Europeans visit oceania-helena
    Europeans have first entered the Pacific ocean and have now visited the main islands of Australia and New Zealand.
  • 1701-1714 Caribbean [AM]

    1701-1714 Caribbean [AM]
    War of the Spanish Succession helped to produce some of the most famous pirates. The war was over possible unification of the Spanish States and France.
  • Central Asia

    Central Asia
    1717The first Russian military expedition to Khiva ends in a massacre of
    Tsarist troops.
    Economic Systems, States
    Kevin Knoer
  • Central Asia

    Central Asia
    1722The Afghans invade Persia, bringing to an end the Safavid dynasty.
    Cultures, States,
  • Slaves in the Caribbean

    By this time, nearly every island in the Caribbean had a larger enslaved population than free. Hispaniola contained the largest number of slaves, with over 117,411 people classified as enslaved. ALLIE S
  • latin america

    latin america
    Treaty of Madrid shifts Spanish-Portuguese border in South America.-allison coe
  • British and French Colonization (SE Asia)

    British and French Colonization (SE Asia)
    The French and British came to take over in the 1800s and they colonized there. They then built plantations, railroads, and mines and people from China and India came there to help build. Emily Lane
  • French Colonization of Vietnam (SE Asia)

    French Colonization of Vietnam (SE Asia)
    Napoleon III sends his forces to capture the port of Da Nang, starting the French colonization of Vietnam. Emily Lane
  • Tsunami (SE Asia)

    Tsunami (SE Asia)
    The volcano eruption on the Indonesian island of Krakatoa sent six cubic miles of debris into the air and atmosphere and caused a large tsunami. Emily Lane
  • French Indochina (SE Asia)

    French Indochina (SE Asia)
    The French brings Cambodia and Vietnam together to form a federation of protectorates called French Indochina. Emily Lane
  • U.S. Took Power of the Philippines (SE Asia)

    U.S. Took Power of the Philippines (SE Asia)
    The U.S. entered Southeast Asia and won the Philippines for Spain. By the 1900s, colonial powers had power of most of the region and Siam was the only country never colonized. Emily Lane
  • North Africa 1450 CE- 1750 CE

    North Africa 1450 CE- 1750 CE
    Environment: Arabs that came to Africa to escape persecution set up sugar cane in Morocco, which was a new crop to North Africa's environment.
    Cultures: North Africa begins to weaken intellectually and economically, much of traditional culture was lost in the past due to numerous takeovers by Christianity and Islam.
    States: Tripoli, Tunisia and Algeria are taken over by pirates then offered to the Ottoman Empire.
  • North Africa continued

    North Africa continued
    Economic Systems: After Vasco da Gama discovers a route around the southern tip of Africa, North Africa's importance started to diminish, meaning less trade and economic activity in this region.
    Social Structures: Like before, basically the same social structure as everywhere else, male dominated with a large peasant class.
  • Mughal Empire 1526-1761

    Babur, the founder of Mughal, defeated the last sultan of Delhi in 1526. He was a descendent of Ghengis Khan by marriage and his followers were Turkish and Mongolian. All but the southern tip of India eventually came under Mughal rule. Peasant rebellions, neglect and foreign invaders led to the fall of the Mughal Empire.
  • Russia

    Russia
    Russia gains control of southern shore of Caspian Sea