Exploration to Independence

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In History
  • 1095

    Pope Urban calls for the Crusade on the Holy Land.

    Pope Urban calls for the Crusade on the Holy Land.
    The Pope wanted to liberate the Holy Land from the Muslims, so he sent a group of knights to do it.
  • 1200

    Europe is a farming economy

    Europe is a farming economy
    People grew their own food. (Feudalism)
  • 1271

    Marco Polo travels to the East

    Marco Polo travels to the East
    Marco Polo went to trade with the people in the East and the Middle East.
  • 1289

    The Crusades end

    The Crusades end
    The knights failed to liberate the Holy Land after multiple tries.
  • 1293

    Marco Polo journys home.

    Marco Polo journys home.
  • 1298

    Marco Polo gets imprisoned and writes his book

    Marco Polo gets imprisoned and writes his book
  • Period:
    1300
    to

    The Renaissance

    Many new advancements were made along with new inventions
  • 1415

    The Portuguese captured Fortress on Cueta

    The Portuguese captured Fortress on Cueta
    The Portuguese were trying to corner the gold market
  • 1419

    Portugal finds the Madeira Islands

    Portugal finds the Madeira Islands
    Henery's work finally pays off and discovers the Maderia Islands
  • 1427

    Portugal finds the Azores Islands

    Portugal finds the Azores Islands
    8 years later Portugal finds another island which they name th Azores
  • 1434

    Cape Borjador

    Cape Borjador
    One of Henery's ships comes back from a successful voyage around Cape Borjador
  • 1440

    The Printing Press

    The Printing Press
    Johann Gutenburg invented the Printing Press