B8 World History 1096-1867 By woodkri Period: Jan 1, 1096 to Jan 1, 1291 Crusades are fought There were a total of 9 Crusades. The Crusaeders came from both upper and lower classes. Jan 1, 1300 Renaissance begins Renaissance is French for "reberth". The Renaissance started in Italy. Jan 1, 1337 100 Year War begins King Edward III was the king that started the 100 Year War. The 100 Year War actually lasted 116 Years. Jan 1, 1347 Black Death begins in Europe The Black Death killed over 70 million people. The black death spread all the through Europe. Period: Jan 1, 1368 to Jan 1, 1644 Ming Dynasty in China There were 16 different emperors durring the Ming Dynasty. There was lots of exploring durring this time. Period: Jan 1, 1405 to Jan 1, 1433 Voyages of Zheng He They had over 200 ships and 28000 men. On his first voyage, he went to India and traded. Jan 1, 1431 Joan of Arc burned at the stake She was thought to be a witch. She had an extremly violent temper. Jan 1, 1453 Ottomans conquer Constantinople This was the capturing the capital of the Byzantine Empire. This Empire lasted over 1,100 years. Jan 1, 1455 Johannes Gutenberg - Printing press The first book ever published was the King James Bible. The printing press revolutionized reading. Jan 1, 1492 Jews, gypsies and moors expelled from Spain Jews were blamed for anything bad that happened. They were also one of the most hated people in that time frame. Jan 1, 1492 1st Voyage of Columbus He first landed in San Salvador. He thought he was going to Asia. Jan 1, 1499 Da Gama lands in India He was finding a trade rout to India. It was his first voyage. Period: Jan 1, 1500 to Jan 1, 1800 Slave Trade across Atlantic about 11,863,000 Africans were carried over the Atlantic Oceans. 10-20% of people died. Period: Jan 1, 1501 to Jan 1, 1722 Safavid Empire t broke away from the Ottoman Empire. The Empire declined when it became complacent and corrupt. Jan 1, 1502 Naming of the "new world" The Vikings already discovered "the new world" almost 500 years ago. This lead to civilization. Period: Jan 1, 1503 to Jan 1, 1506 Da Vinci paints the "Mona Lisa" The Mona Lisa is so famous for the detail and simplicity. The painting is considered priceless. Jan 1, 1508 Michelangelo begins painting Sistine Chapel Michelangelo thought of himself as a sculpter not a painter. He was forced to paint the Sistine Chapel. Jan 1, 1517 Martin Luther posts 95 Theses He Exposed the Corruption in the church. He wanted the Pope to stop selling indulgences. Jan 1, 1519 Magellan starts his "around the world" trip Magellan’s trip was started by a treaty between Spain and Portugal. Lots of Magellan’s crew left him. Jan 1, 1526 Mughal Empire begins The Mughal Empire gave a lot of rich architectural buildings to India. Persian was the main language they used during the Empire. Jan 1, 1534 Henry VIII founds Anglican church The Church was Christian. This church became very popular quickley. Jan 1, 1537 Pizarro invades the Inca Empire The tressure that they found was massive. The Incas put up a very good fight. Jan 1, 1543 Copernicus published heliocentric theory The heliocentric theory is saying that the sun is the center of the universe. The Church did not agree with him. Period: Jan 1, 1545 to Jan 1, 1563 Council of Trent This addressed the corruption in the church. Got rid of selling indulgences. Period: Jan 1, 1556 to Jan 1, 1598 Peter II rules Spain He was a religous man. He was 6 and a half feet tall! Jan 1, 1558 Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England Her father had multiple afairs with other women. She was his first born. Period: Jan 1, 1600 to Jan 1, 1792 Age of Enlightenment This was Revolving around Sciences. Also, the facts about math were discovered. Jan 1, 1607 Jamestown, colony in Verginia, founded Engish people founded Jamestown. Tabacco became the first product. Jan 1, 1643 Louis XIV becomes king of france He has the record for being a ruler the longest. He became king at the age of 4. Jan 1, 1644 Qing Dynasty in China Begins They would rule for 300 years. They made over 300 million people to work by forcing them. Jan 1, 1651 Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan The Leviathan was a mythical book. It was about a Serpant with biblical sizes. Period: Jan 1, 1653 to Jan 1, 1658 Oliver Cromwell rules England Oliver Cromwell was extremely religious. Oliver Cromwell' s parents were both Protestants. Jan 1, 1682 Peter the Great became Czar He was a Russian Czar. Peter focused of the development of science. Period: Jan 1, 1762 to Jan 1, 1796 Catherine the Great rules Russia Her oldest son my have been illegitimate. Her name wasnt Catherince, and she wasnt even form Russia. Jan 1, 1789 U.S. Constitution is ratified The U.S. Constitution was writen in the same building as the Decloration of Independence. It took a whole year to ratify the Constitution. Jan 1, 1789 French Revolution Begins Over 18000 people we beheaded durring the revolution. Peasents had to pay thier taxes to people higher in ranks. Jan 1, 1793 Reign of terror begins The reign of terror was durring the french revolution. Over 18000 heads were choped of durring this time Jan 1, 1804 Napoleon becomes Emperor Napoleon was a army general. He made himself Emperor. Jan 1, 1815 Napoleon defeated @ Waterloo Napoleon out numbered his opponent. Napoleon was 51 when he died. Jan 1, 1867 Tokugawa shogunate ends They controlled Japan from 1603 to 1867. The Tokugawa family was a centralized rulling family.