B8 World History 1096-1867

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

    Crusades are Fought

    The first crusade was to capture Jerusalem. New ideas and products were created from the crusades.
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Renaissance Begins

    Renaissance Begins
    It was a the new era of art and literature.People wanted to show they were wealthy and what they had.
  • Jan 1, 1337

    100 Year War Begins

    100 Year War Begins
    The war was between the French and the English. The war went back and forth but France won in the end.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    Black Death Begins in Europe

    Black Death Begins in Europe
    The black death was carried by fleas on rats. It killed over 25 million people.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1368 to

    Ming Dynasty in China

    Ming Taizu was the founder of the Ming Dynasty. In 1368, he said that he was the emperor of Yingtian.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1405 to Jan 1, 1433

    Voyages of Zheng He

    The voyage was known to have the largest wooden ships. There were smaller cargo ships along side of the big ships with thousands of men.
  • Jan 1, 1431

    Joan of Arc Burned at the stake

    Joan of Arc Burned at the stake
    She lead a french army and succeeded. She was burned at the stake for witchcraft and heresy when she was 19 years old.
  • Jan 1, 1453

    Ottomans conquer Constaniople

    Ottomans conquer Constaniople
    They conquered the capital of the eastern Roman Empire. The army was under the command of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II.
  • Jan 1, 1455

    Johannes Gutenberg-Printing Press

    Johannes Gutenberg-Printing Press
    The King James Bible was the first document to be printed on the press. It was 1,282 pages long.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Jews, Gypsies & Moors expelled from Spain

    Jews, Gypsies & Moors expelled from Spain
    They were outcasted and expelled from Spain. They had to convert to Catholicism if they stayed in Spain.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    1st Voyage of Columbus

    1st Voyage of Columbus
    He convinced the king and queen to fund his trip. He was trying to find a quicker way to get to Japan but landed in San Salvador.
  • Jan 1, 1499

    Da Gama lands in India

    Da Gama lands in India
    Da Gama sailed from Portugal to get to India. He got the India and became the first European emperor to reach India.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Slave Trade Across the Atlantic

    People in the “New World” wanted slaves to work on their plantations. The slavery had been happening for many years before and was nothing new to Africa.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1501 to

    Safavid Empire

    The empire was all of India and parts of Turkey and Georgia. The empire was a Theocracy, the religion was Shi’a Islam.
  • Jan 1, 1502

    Naming of the "New World"

    Naming of the "New World"
    The “New World” is the Western Hemisphere. It was named America after Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian explorer.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1503 to Jan 1, 1506

    Da Vinci Paints the "Mona Lisa"

    He was a Fresco painter and painted great things such as “The Last Supper” and “The Mona Lisa”. He was an amazing painter, writer, sculptor and inventor.
  • Jan 1, 1508

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel
    Michelangelo was born in Caprese in 1475. At the age of 13 he transitioned from painting to sculpture.
  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther posts 95 Theses

    Martin Luther posts 95 Theses
    He nailed it to the church doors but didn't want the community to ever read it. He wanted the church to know how he felt about it.
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Magellan starts his "around the world" trip

    Magellan starts his "around the world" trip
    He was trying to find a western sea route to the Spice Islands. He was the first explorer to cross the Pacific.
  • Jan 1, 1526

    Mughal Empire begins

    Mughal Empire begins
    The Mughal Empire was a monarchy. Babur founded the empire.
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Henry VIII founds Anglican Church

    Henry VIII founds Anglican Church
    Henry married Catherine and believed that she could not have a son. He wanted to get the marriage annulled but since the pope wouldn't agree he created his own ne church that would allow it.
  • Jan 1, 1537

    Pizarro invades the Inca Empire

    Pizarro invades the Inca Empire
    Francisco Pizarro was a French explorer. He had a small army and was able to capture the Incan Empire.
  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus publishes Heliocentric Theory

    Copernicus publishes Heliocentric Theory
    He was a mathematician, physicist, and astronomer. The Heliocentric theory is how the planets are in the universe.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1545 to Jan 1, 1563

    Council of Trent

    Convened by Pope Paul III. The council stopped the selling of indulgences and trained their priests.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1556 to

    Philip II rules Spain

    He was King of Spain, Portugal, Naples, Sicily. In his life he was Prince, Duke and a King.
  • Jan 1, 1558

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England
    The was the last monarch of the Tudor Dynasty. She reigned for 45 years.
  • Period: to

    Age of Enlightenment

    Also called the “Age of Reason”. Era of Philosophy, intellectual and cultural life.
  • Jamestown, colony in Virginia, founded

    Jamestown, colony in Virginia, founded
    First English settlement in America. Jamestown was the capital of Virginia until 1699.
  • Louis XIV becomes King of France

    Louis XIV becomes King of France
    Known as Louis the Great or Sun King. He built Versailles and said that he was able to control the sun in his courtyard.
  • Qing Dynasty in China begins

    Qing Dynasty in China begins
    It was the final imperial dynasty of China. The Qing dynasty took over the Ming Dynasty.
  • Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan
    He was an english political philosopher. He was also a scholar of Greek history and literature.
  • Period: to

    Oliver Cromwell rules England

    Was an English military political leader. He commanded two army’s that went to Scotland and Ireland.
  • Peter I (the great) becomes Czar

    Peter I (the great) becomes Czar
    His names was Pyotr Alexeyevich. He ruled the Tsardom of Russia and the Russian Emperor.
  • Period: to

    Catherine the Great rules Russia

    Her name was Yekaterina Alexeevna. She was the longest ruling female of Russia.
  • U.S. Constitution is ratified

    U.S. Constitution is ratified
    The constitution was shown to the Congress. They needed nine states to ratify the Constitution.
  • French Revolution begins

    French Revolution begins
    Their revolution allowed them to redesign the country. They now have Bastille day to celebrate the end of the revolution.
  • Reign of Terror begins

    Reign of Terror begins
    The Reign of Terror claimed up to 40,000 lives. The Guillotine was invented during the reign.
  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

    Napoleon becomes Emperor
    His claim to fame was during the French Revolution. He fought many wars in France and in the surrounding countries of Europe.
  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo

    Napoleon defeated at Waterloo
    The defeat of the battle ended his reign of emperor. The war war between France and England.
  • Tokugawa Shogunate ends

    Tokugawa Shogunate ends
    It was the last military government of Japan. It was Japans largest ruling era.