Intorduced Eurpoean Expanision to the start of this time period.
Jan 1, 1450
Round-hulled ships were able to sail in the Atlantic’s waters
This led to the development of the compass and other important medalwork tecniques. This also improved the movement of vessels.
Period: Jan 1, 1450 to
Global Interactions; The World Shrinks
Dec 2, 1453
The Renaissance was introduced to the people of the West.
New spirit of discovery and achievment .
Jan 1, 1497
The British reached North America
Jan 1, 1498
Vasco De Gamo
Hearrived in India withcarival ships. The first attempt to be apart of the Asian sea trading network.
History book page 505. Video, scene 1. Questions 1 and 2.
Jan 1, 1500
Smallpox and measles
Many deaths from the Columbian exchange of food.
Jan 1, 1500
Chinese Commercial Expansion
The Chinese people withdrew from the expansion, because they wanted to make themselves internally stronger.
Study Question 8
Dec 6, 1500
Fundamental changes were under way in Western society
Technology improved because of contact with Asia. There was also changes in family life, such as the ways of marriage.
Jan 1, 1507
Portugese set up ports
They forced themselves into the Asian Sea Trading network and set up 3 ports at different spots. Goa, Ormus, Malaka.
Movie, Scene 1. Question 2.
Jan 1, 1509
The Spanish colonized the West Indian Islands and they began settling in Panama's mainland.
Jan 1, 1517
Protestant and Catholic Reformations.
Luther went against the Catholic Church and started the Protestant reformation. He wanted the focus to be on the faith, and the true meaning of christ.
Jan 1, 1540
European Christian Missionary efforts.
The Christians came to Asia to try and convert them to Roman Catholicism.
Movie, Scene 2. Study Question 5.
Jan 1, 1550
Ming Restoration of Chinese Government
The Ming era. The Ming empire tried to change the Chinese government. Study Question 6.
Jan 1, 1573
Restoration of the Japanese Shogunate
There was a new leader, Nobunaga that started the restoration.
Jan 1, 1580
Japan Self Imposed Isolation
Japan, began to isolate themselves from Westernization.
The 30 Year's War
The German and Swedish Protestants were against the holy Roman emperor and Spain.
Dutch Trading Empire
Took over Malaka and rebuilt Bataiva.
Movie, Scene 1. Question 3.
Dutch Capture Northeastern Brazil
Ming Empire Collapsed
The empire collapsed and was then replaced by the Manchus. They collapsed because of the consistancy of weak rulers and little power.
Study Question 7.
Change in Commerce and Manufacturing
There were agricultural advances, domestic system of household production, and new methods to improve civilization. The people of the west, now had extremely different lives. There were more jobs offered and people lived longer.
Start of the 7 years war
War that took place in Europe, India, and North America.