1450 C.E.- 1750 C.E.

  • Period: Feb 8, 1299 to

    Ottoman Dynasty

    The sultan was the sole and absolute regent, head of the state and head of the government of the empire.
  • Period: Feb 8, 1340 to

    Songhay Empire

    It was a state located in western Africa. From the early 15th to the late 16th century Songhai was one of the largest Islamic emoires in history.
  • Period: Mar 4, 1394 to Nov 13, 1460

    Prince Henry the Navigator

    He was responsible for the early devolpment of European exploration and maritime trade with other continents.
  • Feb 10, 1450

    Beginning of Portuguese slave trade

    As the Portuguese extended their influence around the coast, Mauritania, Senagambia and Guinea, they created trading posts. Rather than becoming direct competitors to the Muslim merchants, the expanding market opportunities in Europe and the Mediterranean resulted in increased trade across the Sahara.
  • Period: Feb 8, 1451 to Feb 8, 1481

    Reign of Mehmed the Conqueror

    At the age of 21 he conqured Constinople and brought an end the Byzantine Empire transferring the Ottoman state into and empire.
  • Period: Feb 8, 1464 to Feb 8, 1492

    Reign of Sunni Ali

    Sunni Ali was the first king of the Sonhai Empire. During his reign Songhai surpassed the height if the Mali Empire.
  • Period: Nov 10, 1483 to Feb 18, 1546

    Martin Luther

    He strongly dispusted the claim that freedom from God's punishment for sin could be purchased with money. He taught that salvation is not earned by good deeds but recieved only as a free gift from Gods grace through faith in Jesus Christ as reedemer for sin.
  • Feb 10, 1487

    Dias' voyage into India Ocean

    He is thought to be the first European to go around the Cape of Good Hope into the Indian Ocean.
  • Feb 10, 1492

    Columbus first voyage

    This resulted in what is considered by European Americans as the Discovery of America.
  • Jun 7, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Agreement between Spain and Portugal aimed at settling conflicts over lands newly discovered by Christopher Couloumbs and other 15th century voyagers.
  • Period: Feb 8, 1502 to

    Safavid Dynasty

    It was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran. They ruled one the greatest Persian empires after the Muslim conquest of Persia and established the Twelver school of Shi'a Islam as the official relgion of their empire, marking it one of the most important turning points in Muslim history.
  • Period: Jul 10, 1509 to May 27, 1564

    John Calvin

    he was an influential french theoligian and pastor during the protestant refornmation.
  • Period: Feb 8, 1519 to Feb 8, 1521

    Spanish conquest of Mexico

    Hernado Cortez with an army of only 500 men overththrew the wealthiest, most sosphicated, and most powerful empire on the American continent.
  • Period: Feb 8, 1520 to Feb 8, 1566

    Reign of Suleyman the Magnificent

    It was the tenth and longest reigning emperor, Sultan, of the Ottoman Empire. He personally inatituted legislative changes relating to society, taxiation, education and crinminal law.
  • Period: Feb 8, 1526 to

    Mughal Dyansty

    The Mughal emperors were Muslims and direct decendants of Genghis Khan through Chagati Khan and Timur.
  • Sep 27, 1540

    Foundation of Society of Jesus

    it is a Christian male religious order of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Period: Feb 10, 1545 to Feb 10, 1563

    Council of Trent

    it was an Ecumencial Council of the Roman Catholic Church. It is cinsidered to be one of the churchs most important councils.
  • Period: Feb 8, 1556 to

    Reign of Akbar

    He was only 14 years old when he succeeded his father.
  • Period: Feb 15, 1564 to

    Galileo Galilei

    He was an Italin physict, mathmatican, astronmer, and philospher who played a major role in the Scientific Revoultion.
  • Period: Feb 8, 1572 to

    Reign of Emperor Wanli

    Wanli ascended the throne at the age of 9. His rule of forty-eight years was the longest in the Ming Dynasty and it witnessed the steady decline of the dynasty.
  • Spanish Armada

    it was the Spanish fleet that sailed against England under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidnoia in 1588 with the intetion of overthrowing Elizabeth I of England.
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    tokugawa Shougunate

    it was a feudal Japenese military government. The heads of the government were the shoguns.
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    Thirty Years' War

    It was a series of wars principally fought in Central Europe. Initally it was fought largely as a religous war between Protestants and Catholics in the Holy Roman Empire, Gradually it devolped into a more general conflict involving most of the great powers of the time.
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    John Locke

    He is widely known as the Father of Classical Liberialism, he is regarded as one of the most influential Enlightment thinkers.
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    Qing Dynasty

    It was preceeded by the Ming dynasty and followed by the Republic of China. The dynasty was founded by the Jurchen Asian Gioro clan in contemporary Northeastern China.
  • Peace of Westphalia

    It was a series of peace treaties signed between May and October 1648 in Osnabruck and Munster.
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    Seven Years' War

    The war was driven by the antagonism between Great Britain and and Bourbons resulting from overlapping interests in their colonial and trade empires.
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    Haitian Revolution

    It was a slave revolt in the French colony of Saint- Domingue which culminated in the elimnation of slavery there and the founding of the haitian Republic.
  • End of the British slave trade

    The Slave Trade Act of 1807 is what ended the British slave trade. The Act was Act of Parliment made in the United Kingdom.