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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
    1. War between the English and the French over land dispute. 2.Famous for long range tactics used by the English with Long bows.
  • 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
    1. Item printed was the Bible
    2. Allowed for easier access to books and helped spread knowledge.
  • 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
    1. Forced Jews to try to find homes in the Palestine.
    2. Temporarly boosted Spainish economy.
  • Jan 1, 1498

    Da Gama lands in India

    Da Gama lands in India
    1. Attemped to find a sea route for trade with India 2.Brutally clashed with muslim trders on his secon voyage and was victorious
  • 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"

    1. Took four years
    2. Reknown for the subject of an everyday woman.
  • Jan 1, 1508

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel
    1. He despised painting, and felt this was punishment.
    2. Worked on frescos on the ceiling and had to deal with constant dripping.
  • 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
    1. Bulit the Taj Mahal
    2. Grew faily large in what is today India.
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Henry VII founds Anglican Church

    Henry VII founds Anglican Church
    1. Created the church for the sole purpose of divocing his first wife.
    2. Based it roughly on the beliefs of the Roman Catholic church.
  • Jan 1, 1537

    Pizzarro invades the Inca Empire

    Pizzarro invades the Inca Empire
    1. Used examples left to him by Hernan Cortez
    2. Contry was already crippled by disease and war before he discovered it.
  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus publishes heliocentric theory

    Copernicus publishes heliocentric theory
    1. His theroies were shunned by others.
    2. Eventually considered to be an idiot by colleges.
  • 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

    1. Empire experience 5 seperate bankruptcies during his rule.
    2. Attampted a naval attack on protestant England.
  • Period: to

    Age of Enlightenment

    1. Spread of Cultral wealth and knowledge westward.
    2. Tied together with the Scientific revolution and early establishments of romanisisms.
  • Jamestown, colony in Virginia, founded

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

    Louis XIV becomes King of France
    1. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest of any monarch of a major country in European history.
    2. Was succeded by his grandson Louis XV
  • Qing Dynasty in China begins

    Qing Dynasty in China begins
    1. Ruled from 1644 to 1912 2.The last emperor abdicated on February 12, 1912.
  • Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England
    1. Third in line for the Throne behind her half-brother and half-sister.
    2. Known also as the "Virgin Queen".
  • Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan
    1. A book that states that only an undividing government can protect its citizens from the "state of nature"
    2. Presents various elements of human nature to the reader.
  • Oliver Cromwell rules England

    Oliver Cromwell rules England
    1. Ruled the Common wealth of England
    2. After his death from natural causes in 1658 he was buried after the Royalists returned to power they had his corpse dug up, hung in chains, and beheaded.
  • Peter I (the Great) becomes Czar

    Peter I (the Great) becomes Czar
    1. Expanded the Tzardom in an Empire and increased its size.
    2. Attempted to modernize Russia culturely during the Age of Enlightenment.
  • Period: to

    Catherine the Great rules Russia

    1. Is the longest ruling female in Russian history.
    2. Was a major part of the modernisation of Russia
  • French Revolution begins

    French Revolution begins
    1. Marked the decline of powerful monarchies and churches and the rise of democracy and nationalism.
    2. Began with the execution ofKing Louis XVI on 21 January 1793.
  • U.S. Constitution is ratified

    U.S. Constitution is ratified
    1. First Ten amendments are refered to as the Bill of Rights
    2. Seperated Government into 3 diffrent branches.
  • Reign of Terror begins

    Reign of Terror begins
    1. Period that coined the guillotine (called the "National Razor")
    2. After King Louis Was executed many were left to fend for themselves.
  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

    Napoleon becomes Emperor
    1. Born in Corsica
    2. Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1814 and in 1815
  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo

    Napoleon defeated at Waterloo
    1. Napoleon moved against the concentrated Prussian army first on 16 June.
    2. Three armies were involved: Napoleon's Armée du Nord; a army under Wellington; Prussian army under Blücher.
  • Tokugawa Shgunate ends

    Tokugawa Shgunate ends
    1. Last feudal Japanese military government which existed between 1603 and 1868.
    2. The Tokugawa shogunate brought Japan the longest period of peace in its history, lasting over 200 years.