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AAOO- Unit 3 Mueggenborg Timline 1450 -> 1750

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  • Period: Mar 4, 1394 to Nov 13, 1460

    Henry the Navigator

    Junior prince of the Kingdom of Portugal and an important figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire. He was responsible for the early development of European exploration and maritime trade with other continents.
  • Period: Oct 31, 1451 to May 20, 1506

    Christopher Columbus

    Explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in northwestern Italy.
  • Period: May 8, 1460 to Dec 24, 1524

    Vasco da Gama

    Portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India.
  • Period: May 8, 1471 to Jun 14, 1541

    Francisco Pizarro

    Spanish conquistador, conqueror of the Incan Empire, and founder of Lima, the modern-day capital of the Republic of Peru.
  • Period: May 8, 1480 to Apr 27, 1521

    Ferdinand Magellan

    Portuguese explorer. He was born in Sabrosa, in northern Portugal, and served King Charles I of Spain in search of a westward route to the Indonesia
  • Period: Apr 18, 1483 to Apr 18, 1531


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    Zahir ud-din Muhammad Babur was a military adventurer from Central Asia who rose to power at Kabul. He invaded the Lodi Afghan Empire of South Asia and laid the basis for the Mughal Empire
  • Period: May 8, 1485 to Dec 2, 1547

    Hernán Cortés

    Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century.
  • Period: Apr 18, 1500 to

    Columbian Exchange

    Wiki LinkThe Columbian Exchange was a dramatic widespread exchange of animals, plants, culture, human populations (including slaves), communicable diseases, and ideas between the Eastern and Western hemispheres
  • Period: Apr 18, 1501 to

    Safavid dynasty

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    The Safavid Dynasty was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran. They ruled one of the greatest Persian empires since the Muslim conquest of Persia.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1517 to

    Protestant Reformation

    This started from the reformers that "protested" and is dated back from 1517 when MArtin Luther "The Ninety-Five Theses" (which protests much of the clergy and other Christian ideals) and seems to conclude in 1648 with the Treaty Westphalia that ended with the European Religious Wars
  • Period: Apr 18, 1526 to

    Mughal Empire

    Wiki LinkEmperial power in South Asia that ruled a large portion of the Indian subcontinent. Began in 1526, invaded and ruled most of India by the late 1700s-1800s centuries, and ended in the mid 1900s
  • Period: Apr 18, 1552 to

    Matteo Ricci

    Wiki LinkMatteo was an Italian Jesuit priest, and one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China Mission, which was oplan to bring faith to the chinese.
  • Period: Feb 15, 1564 to

    Galileo Galilei

    Galileo WikipediaGalileo was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher. Played a mayor role in the scientific revolution.
  • Apr 18, 1565

    First Permanent settlement in the new world

    First Permanent settlement in the new world
    Us History TimelineFirst Permanent settlement in the New world. What is known today as Florida was conquered by the Spanish.
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    Tokugawa shogunate

    Wiki Link Japapnese feudal regime ruled by the Tokugawa family. 4 classes; samurai, farmers, craftspeople, and traders. Introduced Neo-Confucianism.
  • Jamestown Settled

    Jamestown Settled
    Timeline Pre-us HistoryFounded in present-day Virgina. John Smith hoped for gold but found tobacco a better export.
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    Thirty years War

    One of the most destructive conflicts in european history. Was fought primarily present day Germany. No single cause determined, but multiple causes and primarily Protestants and Catholics.
  • New Amsterdam (New York)

    New Amsterdam (New York)
    Foundation of New Amterdam (Later to be know as New York) was founded.
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    Scientific Revolution

    Was a period of new ideas, in physics, astronomy, biology, anatomy and chemistry among others and led to rejection of ideas dating back to Ancient Greece and laid the foundation for modern science.
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    Qing Dynasty

    Wiki LinkAlso known as the Manchu Dynasty, was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China.
  • Charlestown

    Wiki linkCharles Town founded in present day South Carolina
  • The Royal African Company

    The Royal African Company
    Wiki linkThe Royal African Company is formed to regulate the English slave trade.
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    Peter the great

    Peter ruled Russia and the Russian Empire from 7 May 1682 until his death. He carried out a policy of modernization and expansion that transformed the Tsardom of Russia into a 3-billion acre Russian Empire, a major European power.
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    Catherine the great

    Wiki LinkShe reigned as Empress of Russia from 1762 after the assassination of her husband until her death on 1796.
  • Period: to


    It was an era which was centered in changes of values and ideals. It questioned the traditional institutions, customs and morals with a strong belief in in whats rational and science. It is believed to have ended with the French revolution or napoleonic wars.
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    French and Indian War

    Wiki linkConflict between Great Britain and France that erupted into the seven years war
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    Louis XVI of France

    Ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1774 until 1791 then as King of the French from 1791 to 1792. Suspended and arrested as part of the insurrection of the French Revolution, he was tried by the National Convention, found guilty of high treason, and executed by guillotine.
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    Marie Antoinette

    Married Louis XVI. The French people generally came to dislike her, accusing "the Austrian" of being profligate and promiscuous. Executed by guillotine
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    Napoleon Bonaparte

    As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1815.Best remembered for the wars he led against a series of coalitions, the Napoleonic Wars, during which he established control over much of Europe and sought to spread revolutionary ideals.
  • Declaration of independence (USA)

    Declaration of independence (USA)
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    Declaration of indepence was when the 13 colonies declared themselves as independent from Britain.
  • US Constitution

    US Constitution
    linkThe US constitution was made and declared basically a set government for the colonies.
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    French Revolution

    Was a period of radical social and political upheaval in French and European history. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years. French society underwent an epic transformation as feudal, aristocratic and religious privileges evaporated under a sustained assault from liberal political groups and the masses on the streets. Old ideas about hierarchy and tradition succumbed to new Enlightenment principles of citizenship and inalienable rights.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris on the morning of July 14, 1789. The medieval fortress and prison in Paris known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris. While the prison only contained seven inmates at the time of its storming, its fall was the flashpoint of the French Revolution.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    Declaration of the Rights of Man
    Approved by the National Assembly of France, August 26, 1789, The declaration is a fundamental document of the French Revolution, defining the individual and collective rights of all the estates of the realm as universal
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    Haitian Revolution

    Conflict in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Haitian republic.
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    Congress of Vienna

    Congress of Vienna was a conference of ambassadors of European states. The objective of the Congress was to settle the many issues arising from the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars, and the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Battle of Waterloo

    Battle of Waterloo
    Napoleon defeated by the seventh coalition. Napoleons last battle after his escape.