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European Exploration

  • Sep 16, 1300

    Begining of The Renissance Era

    Begining of The Renissance Era
    The Renissinance Era began. Welcome to the Eastern Hemisphere Mr.Renissance.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1451 to

    Between the Ressinance Era

  • Jan 1, 1453

    Turkish Empire

    Turkish Empire
    Turkish Empire cuts off the land route for spices from Asia to Europe. Search for sea route begins.
  • Jan 10, 1454

    Printing Press

    Printing Press
    Johannes Gutenberg was born in German around 1398. He was a was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher. Gutenberg is the first European to use movable type printing. He is the one who invented the printing press. This invention was made around 1440 (Est. 1454)
    Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • Period: Jan 10, 1454 to Jan 11, 1512

    Amerigo Vespucci

    Amerigo Vespucci discovered he and Columbus had not discovered India, but a land unknown to Eroupe. The land was named America, after Amerigo's first name. Wkipedia
  • Period: Jan 10, 1474 to Jan 31, 1512

    Bartolome De Las Casas

    Bartolome De Las Casas was a priest who believed colonists and Indians should live equaly . He tried to convince the king of Spain, but the law was mot fully enforced. Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • Sep 16, 1481

    New Schools

    New Schools
    Prince Henery was born on 4, March,1394 in Porto. He was the one who made navigation school. Wikipedia
  • Jan 1, 1487

    Cape of good hope

    Cape of good hope
    Bartolomeu Dias sailed from west Africa to South Africa on mistake. A storm blew him and somehow, he was on of the survivors. Lots of the others had there ships blown by the storm. Extra Information:
    Wikipedia <a href='http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Bartolomeu_Di
  • Period: Jan 8, 1490 to Jan 1, 1557

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza was chipwrecked by a hurricane and he was one of the surviors to cross Southwest and into Mexico City. Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Discovery of new land

    Discovery of new land
    Christopher Columbus thought that he can go from Italy, then go west, and he can end up in India instead of going around Africa were Pirates are there. He tried to convince Italy, but they didnt believe him. So he went to Spain to king ferdinand and Isabella and asked them. First time they said no then the second time, they said yes. So he set of and after months and months until he went to an Island called Espaniola in south America.
  • Jan 30, 1492

    Giving Columbus his money for the trip.

    Giving Columbus his money for the trip.
    Queen Issabella atlast agreed to give Columbus money for his voyage. She wished he would find gold and teach religian to others.
  • Oct 1, 1492

    Spain Also Makes Claims

    Spain Also Makes Claims
    Christopher Columbus wanted to find a route to Asia by sailing west of the Atlantic Ocean. After his exploration he had reached an island in the Caribbean which he was mistaken that he thought he reached the East Indies. Due to Columbus's voyage he started tension between Spain and Portugal. However problems we're solved when Spain and Portugal signed the Treaty of Tordesillas.
  • Oct 1, 1492

    Spain Also Makes Claims

    Spain Also Makes Claims
    Christopher Columbus wanted to find a route to Asia by sailing west of the Atlantic Ocean. After his exploration he had reached an island in the Caribbean which he was mistaken that he thought he reached the East Indies. Due to Columbus's voyage he started tension between Spain and Portugal. However problems we're solved when Spain and Portugal signed the Treaty of Tordesillas.
  • Mar 8, 1493

    The Return Of Columbus

     The Return Of Columbus
    Columbus returns to Queen Isebella and tells her about the land and the new route he found.
  • Jan 1, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Treaty of Tordesillas
    Shortly after Columbus arrival from the West Indies,they had to divide Spain and Portugal in order to aviod conflict.
  • Jan 1, 1497

    The Discovery of Newfoundland

     The Discovery of Newfoundland
    John Cabot discovers Newfoundland while he searches for the Northwest Passage.
  • Jan 1, 1498

    First voyage to reach India

    First voyage to reach India
    Vasco daGama was the first voyage to reach India. He reached the Indian port of Calicut. Later, Portaguese followed Vasco to India and used that route for trading spices. Extra information: Wikipedia<
  • Jan 2, 1498

    John Cabot's Second Voyage

    John Cabot's Second Voyage
    John Cabot undertook a second voyage. He hoped to find Japan. He cruised along the North American coast and perhaps got as far as Chesapeake Bay.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Portugals Trading Empire

    Portugals Trading Empire
    Portugal took over in complete control after they deafted a Muslim fleet. They eventually created a fort at Hormuz. Then they captured a port city on India's west coast and made it the capital of their trading empire. After that they seized the waterway which gave them control of the Moluccas. They eventually became known as the Spce Islands.
  • Apr 21, 1500

    Claim for portugal and Discovery of Brazil

    Claim for portugal and Discovery of Brazil
    Pedro Alvarez Cabral is from Portugsl. He explored Eastern South Americaand claimed it for portugal.
    The Pirate King
    Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • Period: Jan 10, 1503 to Jan 10, 1539

    Estevanico Dorantes

    Estevanico Dorantes was sold a slave to Spain and survived a shipwrek with Cabeza devaca. He loved adventure. Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • May 1, 1506

    Columbuses Death

    Columbuses Death
    Columbus died, unaware that he had discovered a new world.
  • Jan 1, 1507

    Cartographer Martin Waldseemuller

    Cartographer Martin Waldseemuller
    Martin Waldseemuller names the New World America, after Amerigo Vespucci.
  • Jan 28, 1507

    First map to say "America"

    First map to say "America"
    Martin Waldseemuller was the published the first map that showed North and South America seperate from Asia and is the first map that says "America" Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • Jan 1, 1510

    The siege of Goa

    The siege of Goa
    The Portuguese take over the Indian island Goa, and make it their major military and commercial base.
  • Jan 1, 1511

    First Africans

    First Africans
    First Enslaved africans arrived in America .
  • Jan 1, 1513

    First to reach US

    First to reach US
    Juan Ponce de leon was first to reach what is now US to find gold for Spain. Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • Jan 10, 1513

    Sailing to present day Panama

    Sailing to present day Panama
    Vasco Nunez De Balboa is from Spain. He sailed to what is now present day Panama and from there, he reached the pacific ocean. Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • Jan 18, 1513

    Pizzarra conquers Inca

    Pizzarra conquers Inca
    Francisco Pizzarra conquers the Inca tribe.
  • Jan 1, 1514

    Portuguese reach China

    Portuguese reach China
    Portuguese ships reach China for the first time. The Chinese were not impressed with their gifts, but eventually allowed them to have a trading post.
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Expedition to Mexico

    Expedition to Mexico
    Hernan Cortes is from Spain and he led an expidition from there to Mexico to find Gold. Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • Period: Jan 10, 1520 to Jan 31, 1522

    Ferdinand Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan is from Spain. He took of from Spain, with a goal of going across South America then from there going back to Spain thlong way. He accomplished it and returned back to Spain safley. Extra Information:
    Wikipedia Ferdinand Magellan
  • Jan 16, 1521

    Megellan claimes the Philippines for Spain

    Megellan claimes the Philippines for Spain
    Magellan claims the Philippines for Spain .In the next 50 years the Spainish conquered and colonized the Philippines.
  • Jan 10, 1535

    The Spanish

    The Spanish
    The spanish have control over Aztec Empire in Mexico. Spain made it a colony and called it New Spain
  • Jan 10, 1539

    Hernando de solo

     Hernando de solo
    wikipedia Hernando de solo sailed to Florida and conquered it for Spain. Extra Information:
  • Jan 1, 1540

    Expedition to North America

    Expedition to North America
    Francisco Vasquez de Coronda led an expedition into North America to find gold he heard in legends. Extra Information:
    Wikipedia
  • Dec 1, 1540

    Coronado: War

    His expedition lead them east to a village in Rio Grande. Corronado set up quarters on the land near present day Alberquerque, New Mexico. They had numerous conflicts with the native Tiguex people, and eventually got in a brutal war with them; the Tiguex War. Many pueblos (Little clay homes) where destoyed as well as many deaths of the natives. That's when Coronado heard of the wealthy civilization called Quivira, and headed east to the Great Plains.
  • Sep 18, 1542

    Givoanni Verrazzano

    Givoanni Verrazzano
    Givoanni Verrazzano reaches North America.
  • Jan 1, 1543

    Portuguese arrive in Japan

    Portuguese arrive in Japan
    The Portuguese reach Japan and begin trading with the Japanese.Soon other Europeans begin trading with the Japanese
  • Jan 12, 1565

    Setteling in present day Georgia

    Setteling  in present day Georgia
    Pedro Menendez de Aviles started the settlement of ST.Augustine in Florida ST. He also went up the Gulf Coast and started settlements all the way up to preent day Georgia. Extra Information:
    Wkipedia
  • Jesuit priest arrives in China

    Jesuit priest arrives in China
    Matteo Ricci became friends with Confucian scholars and when he died he was buried near the emperor. Most of Europe's knowledge about China comes from Matteo Ricci's writings.
  • exploring Present day mexico

    exploring Present day mexico
    Juan de Onate led settlers, soldiers, and priests to present day Ne mexico. Extra Information:
    wikipedia
  • Dutch begin trading in Asia

    Dutch begin trading in Asia
    A Dutch fleet returned to Amsterdam with a cargo of pepper, cloves, and other spices. The sucess of the voyage got the Dutch more involved in foreign trade and lead to the creation of the Dutch East India Company.
  • Other Nations Challenge the Portuguese

    Other Nations Challenge the Portuguese
    The Dutches had the most ships in the world. The Dutch and English battled one another for the dominance of Asia. Eventually both countries formed an East India Company to make and direct trade throughout Asia.
  • Renaissance Ends

    Renaissance Ends
    The Renaissance Era ends.