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  • Apr 16, 1492

    Columbus sailed to the Americas

    Columbus sailed to the Americas
    Christopher Columbus sailed and discovered the americas.
  • Apr 18, 1492

    Finding route to Asia

    Finding route to Asia
    Christopher columbus convinced spain to allow him to find a route to Asia by sailing west across the Antlantic Ocean. He returned a few times but with a different purpose each time. Instead of being an explorer, he was a empire builder.
  • Apr 16, 1521

    cortez conquered aztecs

    cortez conquered aztecs
    it was led by Hernando Cortez, a landmark for European settlers.
  • Apr 17, 1543


    Copernicus made a theory saying that the earth and other planets revolve around the sun.
  • Apr 17, 1556

    King Phillip II

    King Phillip II
    He ruled from 1556 to 1598. His goal was to combine his territory in to one nation. (Spain, the Netherlands, parts of Italy, and the Americas.
  • Apr 17, 1562

    The French Wars of Religion

    It started in 1562 and ended in 1598. Battles lasted for about 30 years. It finally ended when Henry IV came to the throne.
  • English settle in Jamestown

    English settle in Jamestown
    They named the town in honor of their king.
  • Searching for new land in north america

    Searching for new land in north america
    a company of London investors recieved a charter from King James to find a new colony in North America.
  • Louis XIV begins his reign

    Louis XIV begins his reign
    He officially became king at age 4. He did not start to rule untill he was 23 years old in 1661.
  • Glorious Revolution

    Parlimentangered by james II's actions and the possibility that his cathloc son could become king, invited James' daughter, Mary, and her husband William to overthrow the king. There were no battles or blood in this revolution.
  • Peter the Great becomes ruler

    Peter the Great becomes ruler
    He became a czar as a child; his sister ruled in his place until age 17 when he removed his sister from the throne and took power for himself.
  • French Revolution begins

    Before the Revolution the social and political system was called the old Regime. They were didvided into three estates.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    On July 14, 1789, a mob, and soldiers stormed the Bastille. It was a way of revolt and revolution.
  • The Reign of Terror

    The Reign of Terror
    After the death of Louis, The Reign ofterror began. People were killed and beheaded. There were over 40,000 deaths. 85% were peasents and city workers.
  • A new Constitution

    A 1795 National Convention drafts another government plan. They had a 2 house legislature. Exective and legislative branches.