Columbus sails to the Americas

  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus sails to the Americas

    On first trip, Columbus led a expodition with three ships: nina, pinta, and the santa marie with 90 crew members total.
  • Apr 18, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Treaty of Tordesillas with Portugal and Spain, that declated the newlu discovered land to the was was to spin. And lands to the east were to Portugal
  • May 4, 1518

    Cortez conquers the Aztecs

    Cortez conquers the Aztecs
    Cortez lands in Mexico in 1518, After he landed in mexico, he found out that the Aztec empire was very rich. And decides to over through the Aztec empire.
  • Apr 16, 1543

    Copernicus presents the Helicentric Theroy

    Copernicus presents the Helicentric Theroy Astronomer, Idea that the Earth& other planets revolve around the sun. Wrote book,"On the revolutions of heavenly bodies" to describe ideas.
  • English settle in Jamestown

    Company of london investors, recive from king james a charter to found a colony in North America. Colonists named Jamestown for King James.
  • Fur trade

    Fur trade
    From 1600's to the 1800's. The beaver was hunted until almost extinct. French did not care about occyoping land. They wanted the beaver pelt to use as a trading tool.
  • Inflation in Spain

    The cause of inflation in Frace was because of incress of gold and silver. And the decreesd value of money.
  • Age of Enlightenment

    Age of Enlightenment time era was all about philosphers, using logical thinking to question the church and the government system. Galileo was known for his radical outburtsts toward the church about the sun being the center of the universe.
  • Louis XIV Comes to Power

    Louis XIV Comes to Power
    Officilly became King at 4 years old. But he was 23 years old when he came to power. He was known for his love and fun and for having affairs with his maids.
  • Glorious Revolution in England

    Glorious Revolution in England angered by James the second actions and possiblility that his catholic son would become king. Bill of Rights -monarch. Can not raise taxes or keep an army.
  • English Bill of Rights was created to limit the kings power and to give better rights to the people of England.
  • Peter the Great starts his Reign

    Peter: most prominent memeber of the Romanov family. Wanted to use Europen technology to modernize his Russian army.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath king Louis XVI didnt let the 3rd estate into the court room to discuss problems with the government system. The 3rd estate rushed to the tennis court of versallies. And they would not move until the king gave the 3rd estate a voice in the government system.
  • French Revolution begins

    French Revolution begins strated to give 3rd estate more voice in the government and the 3rd estate less taxes to pay. The 3rd estate made up 98% of the population. And it consisted of everyday people.
  • Napoleon conquers most of Europe

    Perhaps one of the best Military Leaders ever. Napolean revolutionized the art of war.