1450 C.E.- 1750 C.E.

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  • Period: Feb 11, 1299 to

    Ottoman Dynasty

    This was the largest muslim empire since the original Islamic caliphate. Had been a patriarchial society, and had destroyed Byzantine Empire
  • Period: Feb 13, 1375 to

    Songhay Empire

    The Songhay Empire survived and grew by centralizing administrative power, uplifting the trans-Sahara trade, and by using Islam as a unifying force.
  • Period: Feb 13, 1394 to Feb 13, 1460

    Prince Henry the Navigator

    As a prince of Portuguese he pomtoted the study of navigtion and exploration. He also personally invloved himself in navigating the African Coast.
  • Period: Feb 13, 1451 to Feb 13, 1481

    Reign o Mehmed the Conquerer

    Mehmed was famous for conquering Constantinople and the Byzantine Empire. He established the rule of Islam over all the lands held by the Roman Empire.
  • Period: Feb 13, 1464 to Feb 13, 1492

    Reign of Sunni Ali

    Sunni Ali made the Songhai Empire to grow larger and more powerful. The achievement of the Songhai Empire was due to the centralized power structure of Sunni.
  • Feb 11, 1471

    beginning of Portuguese slave trade.

    the beginning of plantations in the americas hightened the demand of slave trade. Slave trade overshadowed the transporttation of the goold that usually flow through prtuguese.
  • Period: Feb 13, 1483 to Feb 13, 1546

    Martin Luther

    He challenged the church with his letter to Pope Leo proclaiming that the only way to salvation was through faith.
  • Feb 11, 1488

    Dias' voyage into the indian ocean

    Bartolemueu Dias was the first euopean to set eyes on the cape of good hope. Thi voyage was an attempt to map the oceans waters but was a failure.
  • Period: Feb 11, 1492 to Feb 11, 1493

    Columbus' first voyage

    Loking to find a faster trade route to asia columbus sailed west and unknowingly found the americas. three ships set on this voyage the Pinta, Nina, and Santa maria.
  • Period: Feb 11, 1502 to

    Safavid Empire

    This Iranian Kingdom's main rivals were Ottamans.They adopted the shi'ite theology-govt. They fostered international trade the economy remained constircted and was less market orriented
  • Period: Feb 13, 1509 to Feb 13, 1564

    John Calvin

    John Calvin was french and chalenged the idea of faith being the only way to to salvatin. He taught that you must live a good life and help others as well.
  • Period: Feb 13, 1519 to Feb 13, 1521

    Spanish conquest of mexico

    The Spanish came to explore new lands and decided to look for gold. The Aztecs confuse Hernan Cortes as a God but Cortes betrayed them and turned against them. He eaily destroyed the Aztecs.
  • Period: Feb 13, 1520 to Feb 13, 1566

    Reign of Suleyman the Magnificent

    Suleyman expanded the empire in the Balkans and eastern Mediterranean and changed the Ottoman legal system. He rose up the Ottoman’s political, military, and economic power to the highest level.
  • Period: Feb 13, 1526 to

    Mughal Dynasty

    The Mughals brought many changes to India. It centralized government that brought together many smaller kingdoms.
  • Feb 13, 1534

    Foundation of Society of Jesus

    A religious order founded by Saint Ignatius Loyola.
  • Period: Feb 13, 1542 to

    Reign of Akbar

    He expanded the empire and followed a policy of the Hindus. He established the central administration and granted land revenues to military officers and government officials in return for their service.
  • Period: Feb 11, 1545 to Feb 11, 1563

    council of trent

    The Council of Trent was one of the most important councils in the history of the Roman Catholic Church. The Council made many decisions for the church during its years in session in an effort to establish the traditions and doctrines of the church, as well as to correct the corruption within it.
  • Period: Feb 13, 1564 to

    Galileo Galilei

    He built a telescope and was able to magnify distant objects thirty times beyond the naked eye. With his telescope he observed that the moon and abserved the mountains and valleys.
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    Tokugawa Shogunate

    This yime period was established by the military who was led by tokugawa at the time. during these times the caste system was at its most solid.
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    Thirty Years War

    This war started many improvements in the skill of European armed forces and in their weaponry that made them the most powerful in the world. The origin of the conflict is mostly religious in nature, due to the conflict between the Protestants and the Catholics.
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    John Locke

    He challeged the idea of divine right. He said that Kings need their servents as much as servents need their kings to govern them.
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    Qing Dynasty

    This dynasty was established by Manchus who overthrew the Ming dynasty. This dynasty markd the star of a republic in china.
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    Haitin Revolution

    An organized slave revolt took Haiti from France.