1450 C.E. -1750 C.E Timeline

  • Jan 1, 1301

    Ottoman Empire

    Ottoman Empire
  • Period: Jan 1, 1301 to

    Ottoman Empire

    The Ottoman Empire lasted for about 600 years, controlling Anatolia, Thrace, Madedonia, parts of Bulgaria and Serbia. Artisans exelled in tapestry, carpetry, pottery,a dn metalwork.
  • Jan 1, 1375

    Songhai Empire

    Songhai Empire
  • Period: Jan 1, 1375 to

    Songhai Empire

    The Songhai Empire controlled a vast amount of salt and gold trade. This gave them wealth and power over West Africa.
  • Mar 4, 1394

    Prince Henry the Navigator

    Prince Henry the Navigator
  • Period: Mar 4, 1394 to Nov 14, 1460

    Prince Henry the Navigator

    (1394-1460) Portuguese prince who helped sponsor oceanic exploration from Europe. He, however, never set sail or discover any lands. He sent out the expeditions and founded several exploration schools.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Beginning of Portuguese Trade

    Beginning of Portuguese Trade
  • Period: Jan 1, 1450 to Dec 31, 1500

    Beginning of Portuguese Slave Trade

    (1450-1500) The Portuguese Slave Trade made an impact in history because it was the introduction of slavery in African countries. It was the first idea of "buying, selling and trading" people. The Portuguese, however, exchanged slaves from one location to another because they could make money (gold).
  • Jan 1, 1451

    Reing of Mehmed the Conqueror

    Reing of Mehmed the Conqueror
  • Period: Jan 1, 1451 to Dec 31, 1481

    Reign of Mehmed the Conqueror

    Excellent leader and warrior. Destroyed the city of Constantinople and restored it to be Istanbul.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1464 to Dec 31, 1492

    Regin of Sunni Ali

    A very successful military leader. He conquered many territories under the Songhaiand administered them with success. He extended the Songhai Dynasty to becoming the greatest empire in West Africa.
  • Nov 20, 1464

    Reign if Sunni Ali

    Reign if Sunni Ali
  • Jan 1, 1466

    Moctezuma

    Moctezuma
    Moctezuma did not resist when Cortes and his crew came to take over the Aztecs. He was held hostage and later killed. Aztec empire was at its height with Moctezuma.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1466 to Jun 29, 1520

    Moctezuma

    Moctezuma did not resist when Cortes and his crew came to take over the Aztecs. He was held hostage and later killed. Aztec empire was at its height with Moctezuma.
  • Nov 10, 1483

    Martin Luther

    Martin Luther
  • Period: Nov 10, 1483 to Feb 18, 1546

    Martin Luther

    Wrote the 95 Theses, which led to tha challenging of the authority of the Catholic Church. Inspired the Protestant Reformation. Also influenced the doctrines in Christian traditions.
  • Jan 1, 1487

    Dias's Voyage Into Indian Ocean

    Dias's Voyage Into Indian Ocean
    Bartolomeu Dias's voyage into the Indian Ocean was important because Europeans could trade with people of Asia by going around Africa instead of travelling on land through the Middle East.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1487 to May 29, 1500

    Dias's Voyage Into Indian Ocean

    Bartolomeu Dias's voyage into the Indian Ocean was important because Europeans could trade with people of Asia by going around Africa instead of travelling on land through the Middle East.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Clumbian Exchange

    Clumbian Exchange
  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to Dec 31, 1518

    Columbian Exchange

    The Columbian Exchange made a significant contribution to the world of agriculture, ecology, culture, and spread of diseases around the world.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus's First Voyage

    Columbus's First Voyage
    Columbus's first voyage contributed to history in the fact that he discovered new lands, Americas, and paved a way for new explorers.
  • Period: Aug 3, 1492 to Jan 1, 1500

    Columbus's First Voyage

    Columbus's first voyage contributed to history in the fact that he discovered new lands, Americas, and paved a way for new explorers.
  • Jan 1, 1502

    Safavid Empire

    Safavid Empire
  • Period: Jan 1, 1502 to

    Safavid Empire

    Established and spread Shi'a Islam in great parts of Iran.
  • Jul 10, 1509

    John Calvin

    John Calvin
  • Period: Jul 10, 1509 to May 27, 1564

    John Calvin

    He helped develop that people wer saved and that one didn't have to pay to the Church in order to get away from the punishment of commiting a sin. Calvinism derives from him. he taught that wealth and work are good in order to get saved and that people were already predestined to go to heaven.
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Mughal Dyansty

    Mughal Dyansty
  • Apr 21, 1519

    Spanish Conquest of Mexico

    Spanish Conquest of Mexico
  • Period: Apr 21, 1519 to Aug 13, 1521

    Spanish Conquest of Mexico

    With the discovery of the "New World", the Spanish conquistadors took over the tribes in Mexico, for example, the Aztecs. With these conquest, they were able to gain great territory in the Americas. Plantations also helped develop the African Slave Trade.
  • Jan 1, 1520

    Reing of Suleiman the Magnificent

    Reing of Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Period: Jan 1, 1520 to Dec 31, 1566

    Reign of Suiejman the Magnificent

    Ottoman Empire was at its height under him. Also known as the "Lawgiver". Built mosques, aqueducts, and bridges. Proliferation of art and lilterature is his achievement.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1529 to

    Mughal Dynasty

    Made advances in music, calligraphy, science and astronomy, architectural (Taj Mahal), music, and literature. Covered most of India.
  • Jan 1, 1545

    Council of Trent

    Council of Trent
  • Period: Jan 1, 1545 to Dec 31, 1563

    Council of Trent

    Pope Paul III founded the Council of Trent while the Counter-Protestant Reformation was happening. The council consisted of three meetings during their period. The main goal of the Council of Trent was to condemm the Protestants, justify the Catholic church, redefined the realtionship betwen good works and faith towards salvation. It also cleared up any misinterpretations of the Bible and attempted to correct any corruption aboyt the Catholic Church.
  • Jan 1, 1556

    Reign of Akbar

    Reign of Akbar
  • Period: Jan 1, 1556 to

    Reign of Akbar

    "House of Wisdom" was established where Muslims ansnon-Muslims gather to translate literature or other mportant documents.
  • Feb 15, 1564

    Galileo Galilei

    Galileo Galilei
    (1564-!642) Galileo Galilei contributed to history by his studies and dicoeveries of astronomy and the planet Earth. If he hadn't figured out that the earth was round, explorers may have not been to comfortable exploring. He also made imporovements in the telescope, military compass, and the thermometer. The compass and telescope may have been used for exploration, while the thermometer to help society know when it is cold or hot outside.
  • Period: Feb 15, 1564 to

    Galileo Galilei

    Galileo Galilei contributed to history by his studies and dicoeveries of astronomy and the planet Earth. If he hadn't figured out that the earth was round, explorers may have not been to comfortable exploring. He also made imporovements in the telescope, military compass, and the thermometer. The compass and telescope may have been used for exploration, while the thermometer to help society know when it is cold or hot outside.
  • Tokugawa Shogunate

    Tokugawa Shogunate
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    Tokugawa Shogunate

    Edo Period in Japan in which the Japanese experienced a time of feudal mlitary dictatorship. The dictator establishe a rigid caste systrem in Japan.
  • Thirty Years War

    Thirty Years War
  • Manchus Empire

    Manchus Empire
  • Period: to

    Thirty Years War

    Some major impacts were that Germany and Spain were divided into smaller territories with a decrease in power. Catholic Chruch also lost power. Peace of Westphalia laided the foundation for the sovereign nation-state. Declared that a citizen had to honor their home nation rather than other nations.
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    Manchus Empire

    The people of Manchu did not want to do many things that the Chinese wanted, like the civil service exam. They were not Chinese and most of the time protested Chinese rule over them.
  • John Locke

    John Locke
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    John Locke

    He was a philosoper during the Age of Enlightment. With his beliefs, he inspired Thomas Jefferson when written the Declaration of Independence for the United States f America.
  • Qing Dynasty

    Qing Dynasty
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    Qing Dynasty

    Marks the beginning of Replubic China and the end or emperors. The Qing Empire began when the rule of the Ming fell. The last emperor of the Qing was Puyi.
  • Peter the Great

    Peter the Great
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    Peter the Great

    He created and advance the Russian mlitary group and defeated the Ottoman Empire in order to use the Black Sea for his Russina Navy.
  • England's Glorious Revolution

    England's Glorious Revolution
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    England's Glorious Revolution

    England's Glorious Revolution was able to overthrow of absolute monarchy in England and helped establish a constitutional monarchy.
  • Russian Empire

    Russian Empire
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    Russian Empire

    At the begginning, it was an absolute monarchy, later a constitutional monarchy. The Russian Revolution was one of the reasons for World War I.