AP World Histrory; Timeline - 1450-1750 (Early Modern)

  • Mar 14, 772

    Neo-confucianism

    a rise of new confucianism that stuck to the old ways
  • Mar 13, 962

    Holy Roman Empire

    was a varying complex of lands[1] that existed from 962 to 1806 in Central Europe.[2] It grew out of East Francia, one of the primary divisions of the Frankish Empire. Its character changed during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period, when the power of the emperor gradually weakened in favour of the princes. In its last centuries, it had become quite close to a union of territories.
  • Mar 14, 1250

    Joint Stock Company

    is a business entity which is owned by shareholders. Each shareholder owns the portion of the company in proportion to his or her ownership of the company's shares (certificates of ownership).[This allows for the unequal ownership of a business with some shareholders owning a larger proportion of a company than others. Shareholders are able to transfer their shares to others without any effects to the continued existence of the company.
  • Mar 13, 1299

    Ottoman Empire

    The 2nd largest land based empire; ruled by Islamic people. Instilled fear into the HRE and forced them to find alternate sea routes to China.
  • Mar 13, 1368

    Ming

    Attempted to Undo the damages done that the mongols have done.
  • Mar 13, 1400

    Aztec

    A sacrifice based empire; originally migrational
  • Mar 13, 1415

    Portugese Empire

    Monarchy; Overseas empire. Indian Spice trade monopoly
  • Mar 14, 1420

    Forbidden city

    City constructed in ming dynasty
  • Mar 13, 1425

    Zheng He

    was a Hui-Chinese court eunuch, mariner, explorer, diplomat and fleet admiral, who commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East
  • Mar 13, 1430

    Prince Henry the Navigator; people

    Prince Henry the Navigator; people
    4 March 1394 – 13 November 1460; A Dutch explorer who was responsible for Maritime trade with other Continents
  • Jun 19, 1439

    Gutenberg; People

    Gutenberg; People
    Inventor of the Printing press in Europe. Created a means of exporting ideas such as protestantism.
  • Mar 13, 1440

    Inca

    A South American Empire
  • Mar 13, 1444

    Atahualpa

    was the last emperor of the the Inca Empire before the Spanish conquest.
  • Mar 13, 1444

    Songhay

    The Songhai Empire, also known as the Songhay Empire, was a state located in western Africa. From the early 15th to the late 16th century, Songhai was one of the largest Islamic empires in history
  • Mar 13, 1452

    Francisco Pizarro

    Conquered incas
  • Mar 13, 1453

    Mehmed II

    he conquered Constantinople and brought an end to the Byzantine Empire, transforming the Ottoman state into an empire.
  • May 29, 1453

    Fall of Constantinople

    Marked the need to find a sea route around Africa. Bad for Business
  • Mar 13, 1462

    Sunni Ali

    He reigned from about 1464 to 1492. Sunni Ali was the first king of the Songhai Empire
  • Mar 12, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias; People

    Bartolomeu Dias; People
    First european explorer to navigate to the Tip of Africa
  • Apr 14, 1492

    Spain

    Hereditary monarchy
  • Aug 12, 1492

    Christopher Columbus; People

    Christopher Columbus; People
    He was an explorer, navigator, and colonizer. He ushered a new era by adding the Americas into the world movement towards globalization thus causing population fluxes, increased usage of slavery, and other things.
  • Jun 7, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Split up South America Between Spain and Portugal
  • Mar 13, 1497

    English Empire

    Monarchy; Mercantilism; the sun does not fall in the British Empire.
  • May 20, 1498

    Vasco de Gama; People

    Vasco de Gama; People
    He was an explorer created a new trade route to China without having to deal with the Ottomans or Venetians. The route circumnavigated the tip of South Africa and enters the Indian Ocean.
  • Mar 13, 1499

    Nicolaus Copernicus

    Nicolaus Copernicus
    was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a heliocentric model of the universe which placed the Sun, rather than the Earth, at the center.
  • Mar 13, 1500

    Columbian Exchange

    widespread exchange of animals, plants, culture, human populations (including slaves), communicable disease, and ideas between the American and Afro-Eurasian hemispheres following the voyage to the Americas by Christopher Columbus in 1492.
  • Mar 13, 1501

    Shah Ismail

    the founder of the Safavid dynasty
  • Mar 13, 1501

    Safavid Empire

    Smaller Sunni nation founded by Sufi Al-din
  • Jan 13, 1508

    Vasco de Balboa; People

    Vasco de Balboa; People
    He was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. His best known achievment is for having crossed the Isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513, therefore becoming the first European to lead an expedition to have seen or reached the Pacific from the New World.
  • Mar 13, 1508

    Niccolò Machiavelli; People

    Niccolò Machiavelli; People
    was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. He was for many years an official in the Florentine Republic, with responsibilities in diplomatic and military affairs. He was a founder of modern political science, and more specifically political ethics. He also wrote comedies, carnival songs, and poetry. His personal correspondence is renowned in the Italian language. He was Secretary to the Second Chancery of the Republi
  • Aug 23, 1514

    Battle of Chaldiran

    ended with a victory for the Ottoman Empire over the Safavid Empire.
  • Mar 14, 1517

    Protestant Reformation

    Began the Schism between protestants and catholics. used to clarify the wrong of the church.
  • Mar 13, 1520

    Suleyman

    Suleiman became a prominent monarch of 16th century Europe, presiding over the apex of the Ottoman Empire's military, political and economic power. Suleiman personally led Ottoman armies in conquering the Christian strongholds of Belgrade, Rhodes, as well as most of Hungary before his conquests were checked at the Siege of Vienna in 1529. He annexed much of the Middle East in his conflict with the Safavids and large areas of North Africa as far west as Algeria. Under his rule, the Ottoman fleet
  • Mar 13, 1522

    Ferdinand Megellan; People

    Ferdinand Megellan; People
    He was the First Portugese Explorer, and he lead the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean. He also managed to complete the full cycle of circumnavigation around the Earth.
  • Mar 13, 1522

    Moctezuma II

    Aztec Emeperor
  • Mar 13, 1526

    Ignatius of Loyola; people

    Ignatius of Loyola; people
    He was a Spanish knight from a local noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and was its first Superior General. Ignatius emerged as a religious leader during the Counter-Reformation.
  • Mar 13, 1527

    Martin Luther

    Martin Luther
    was a German monk, priest, professor of theology and seminal figure of the Protestant Reformation.
  • Mar 13, 1532

    John Calvin

    John Calvin
    He was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation.
  • Mar 13, 1532

    Hernán Cortés

    Conquered Aztecs
  • Mar 13, 1533

    Russian empire

    A convuluted Nation; Siberian Fur strangle; late nation
  • Mar 13, 1534

    Empire of France

    Absoloute Monarchy
  • Mar 14, 1544

    triangle trade

    Trade between Europe (produced Items), Africa (Slaves), and the Americas (Raw Materials).
  • Mar 14, 1544

    Diaspora

    African deposition due to slave trade in Americas
  • Mar 14, 1545

    Catholic Counter Reformation

    An attmpt to mend the wrong of the CHurch by applying education and attmepting to remove the sin with Jesuits.
  • Mar 14, 1547

    Council of Trent

    Jesuits; nuff said; education; counter reformation
  • Mar 13, 1556

    Akbar

    the ruler who founded the Mughal dynasty in India. At the end of his reign in 1605 the Mughal empire covered most of northern and central India. He is most appreciated for having a liberal outlook on all faiths and beliefs and during his era, culture and art reached a zenith as compared to his predecessors.
  • Mar 14, 1568

    Spanish Inquisition

    Hunted Jews and other non-confomers to their religion
  • Mar 14, 1576

    Enlightenment

    Period of time where secular became more importnant than religious.
  • Mar 13, 1582

    Matteo Ricci

    was an Italian Jesuit priest, and one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China Mission
  • Tokugawa Ieyasu

    the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan
  • Tokugawa Shogunate

    was a feudal Japanese military government which existed between 1600 and 1868. The heads of government were the shoguns.
  • East India Company

    British joint-stock company formed for pursuing trade with the East Indies which ended up trading mainly with only the Indian subcontinent
  • Galileo Galilei; people

    Galileo Galilei; people
    He was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations
  • Thomas Hobbes; People

    Thomas Hobbes; People
    He was an English philosopher, best known today for his work on political philosophy. His 1651 book Leviathan established the foundation for most of Western political philosophy from the perspective of social contract theory.
  • Jamestown

    English Colony established in America
  • Dutch Learning

    Japanese xenophobia
  • Qing

    Manchurian ruled dynasty. after the ming dynasty.
  • Louis the XIV; people

    Louis the XIV; people
    Louis XIV continued the European trend by creating a centralized state governed from the capital. Like, the rest of Europe, he sought to eliminate the remnants of feudalism that persisted in parts of France. He accomplished this by housing the many members of the nobility to inhabit his lavish Palace of Versailles. He succeeded in pacifying the aristocracy
  • Kangxi

    Kangxi is considered one of China's greatest emperors. He suppressed the Revolt of the Three Feudatories, forced the Kingdom of Tungning in Taiwan to submit to Qing rule, blocked Tsarist Russia on the Amur River and expanded the empire in the northwest. He also accomplished such literary feats as the compilation of the Kangxi Dictionary.
  • Peter the Great; People

    A ruler of Russia. Involved in the Westernization of Russia which explains the similarities of the buildings between russia and europe.
  • John Locke

    John Locke
    widely known as the Father of Classical Liberalism,[2][3][4] was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers. Considered one of the first of the British empiricists, following the tradition of Francis Bacon, he is equally important to social contract theory. His work had a great impact upon the development of epistemology and political philosophy. His writings influenced Voltaire and Rousseau, many Scottish Enlightenment thinkers, as wel
  • Qianlong

    Manchurian Emperor of China
  • Adam Smith; People

    Adam Smith; People
    He was a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. One of the key figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Adam Smith is best known for two classic works: The Theory of Moral Sentiments , and An Inquiry into the Nature
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau; people

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau; people
    He was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought.
  • Voltaire

    was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. Voltaire was a versatile writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works.
  • 7 Yrs. War

    A war between the interanal nations within the hagemony known as the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Catherine the Great; People

    Tsar responsible for inspiring Russia's Golden age. Built the face of Russia.
  • Quebec

    French Colony in America
  • Felix Thai Finishing his Homework

    Felix Thai Finishing his Homework
    I probably shouldn't procrastinate next time. Howeever, did start the a few before yesterday and today, but it wasn't enough. My vital signs are extremely low, and Caffeine no longer has an effect on me. I feel like death and smell like a dead body. I'm going to go crawl into a hole now and think about what I've done. Good night mrs. Reid