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B6 World History 1096 - 1867

  • Period: Jan 1, 1096 to Jan 1, 1291

    Crusades are fought

    1.Holy wars fought between Christians and Muslims
    2.Fought in the Middle east in area which is present day Israel
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Renaissance begins

    Renaissance begins
    1.Renaissance translates to "rebirth"
    2.Rediscovery of knowledge lost during the fall of the Roman Empire.
  • Jan 1, 1337

    100 Years War Begins

    100 Years War Begins
  • Jan 1, 1347

    Black Death begins in Europe

    Black Death begins in Europe
    1.Killed 1/3 of Europes population.
    2.Began in Monglia and was spread by rats
    3.Early on in their conquest Mongolians used bodies of infected dead as biological warfare agents.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1368 to

    Ming Dynasty in China

    1.The dynasty’s founder grew up in poverty.
    2. The Great Wall of China took on its familiar look during the Ming Dynasty.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1405 to Jan 1, 1433

    Voyages of Zheng He

    1.Comanded expeditions from 1405 to 1433.
    2.Was a eunuch
  • Jan 1, 1431

    Joan of Arc burned at stake

    Joan of Arc burned at stake
    1.Claimed to be led by "visions from god".
    2.Was burned at the stake for witchcraft without mercy from her counrtymen.
  • Jan 1, 1453

    Ottomans conquer Constantinople

    Ottomans conquer Constantinople
    1.Constantinople was the Capital of the Holy Roman Empire.
    2.The Ottmans then had control of a valuble trade route.
  • Jan 1, 1455

    Johannes Gutenburg - printing press

    Johannes Gutenburg - printing press
  • Jan 1, 1492

    1st Voyage of Columbus

    1st Voyage of Columbus
    1.Took 3 ships the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
    2. Was thought to have landed in India.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Jews, Gypsies & Moors expelled from spain

    Jews, Gypsies & Moors expelled from spain
  • Jan 1, 1498

    Da Gama lands in India

    Da Gama lands in India
  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Slave trade across the Atlantic

    1) 10% of slaves transported died during the voyage.
    2) Brazil recived the largest number of slaves by a signifigant margin.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1501 to

    Safavid Empire

    1.Empire that is often considered the beginning of modern Persian history.
    2. Safavid king perfered themselves sons of the propfet Muhammad.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1503 to Jan 1, 1507

    Da Vinci Paints the "Mona Lisa"

  • Jan 1, 1508

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel
  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther posts 95 Theses

    Martin Luther posts 95 Theses
    1.Posts them in acedemic Latin to be read by Church officals
    2.Questions the Church and starts a movment known as the reformation.
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Magellen starts his "around the world" trip

    Magellen starts his "around the world" trip
    1.Dies in a battle with natives in the Phillipines
    2.Crew continues on and circumnavigates of world
  • Jan 1, 1526

    Munghal Empire begins

    Munghal Empire begins
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Henry VII founds Anglican Church

    Henry VII founds Anglican Church
  • Jan 1, 1537

    Pizzarro invades the Inca Empire

    Pizzarro invades the Inca Empire
  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus publishes heliocentric theory

    Copernicus publishes heliocentric theory
  • Period: Jan 1, 1545 to Jan 1, 1563

    Council of Trent

    1.Took steps to prevent Protestant Reformation.
    2. Established Colleges to re-establish pillars of catholosim.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1556 to

    Philip II rules Spain

  • Period: to

    Age of Enlightenment

  • Jamestown, colony in Virginia, founded

    Jamestown, colony in Virginia, founded
  • Louis XIV becomes King of France

    Louis XIV becomes King of France
  • Qing Dynasty in China begins

    Qing Dynasty in China begins
  • Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England
  • Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan
  • Oliver Cromwell rules England

    Oliver Cromwell rules England
  • Peter I (the Great) becomes Czar

    Peter I (the Great) becomes Czar
  • Period: to

    Catherine the Great rules Russia

  • French Revolution begins

    French Revolution begins
  • U.S. Constitution is ratified

    U.S. Constitution is ratified
  • Reign of Terror begins

    Reign of Terror begins
  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

    Napoleon becomes Emperor
  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo

    Napoleon defeated at Waterloo
  • Tokugawa Shgunate ends

    Tokugawa Shgunate ends