B8 World History 1096-1867

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  • 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 begins
    Renaissance is French for "reberth". The Renaissance started in Italy.
  • Jan 1, 1337

    100 Year War begins

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Johannes Gutenberg - Printing press
    The first book ever published was the King James Bible. The printing press revolutionized reading.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    1st Voyage of Columbus

    1st Voyage of Columbus
    He first landed in San Salvador. He thought he was going to Asia.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Jews, gypsies and moors expelled from Spain

    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, 1499

    Da Gama lands in India

    Da Gama lands in India
    He was finding a trade rout to India. It was his first voyage.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    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

    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"

    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 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

    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 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

    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

    Henry VIII founds Anglican church
    The Church was Christian. This church became very popular quickley.
  • Jan 1, 1537

    Pizarro invades the Inca Empire

    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

    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

    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

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England
    Her father had multiple afairs with other women. She was his first born.
  • Period: to

    Age of Enlightenment

    This was Revolving around Sciences. Also, the facts about math were discovered.
  • Jamestown, colony in Verginia, founded

    Jamestown, colony in Verginia, founded
    Engish people founded Jamestown. Tabacco became the first product.
  • Louis XIV becomes king of france

    Louis XIV becomes king of france
    He has the record for being a ruler the longest. He became king at the age of 4.
  • Qing Dynasty in China Begins

    Qing Dynasty in China Begins
    They would rule for 300 years. They made over 300 million people to work by forcing them.
  • Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan
    The Leviathan was a mythical book. It was about a Serpant with biblical sizes.
  • Period: to

    Oliver Cromwell rules England

    Oliver Cromwell was extremely religious. Oliver Cromwell' s parents were both Protestants.
  • Peter the Great became Czar

    Peter the Great became Czar
    He was a Russian Czar. Peter focused of the development of science.
  • Period: to

    Catherine the Great rules Russia

    Her oldest son my have been illegitimate. Her name wasnt Catherince, and she wasnt even form Russia.
  • U.S. Constitution is ratified

    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.
  • French Revolution Begins

    French Revolution Begins
    Over 18000 people we beheaded durring the revolution. Peasents had to pay thier taxes to people higher in ranks.
  • Reign of terror begins

    Reign of terror begins
    The reign of terror was durring the french revolution. Over 18000 heads were choped of durring this time
  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

    Napoleon becomes Emperor
    Napoleon was a army general. He made himself Emperor.
  • Napoleon defeated @ Waterloo

    Napoleon defeated @ Waterloo
    Napoleon out numbered his opponent. Napoleon was 51 when he died.
  • Tokugawa shogunate ends

    Tokugawa shogunate ends
    They controlled Japan from 1603 to 1867. The Tokugawa family was a centralized rulling family.