Exploration to Independence

Timeline created by roman.courville
In History
  • Period:
    1,800 BCE
    to
    800

    The Maya

  • Period:
    1,200 BCE
    to
    -600 BCE

    The Olmecs

  • 1089

    Pope Urban calls for Crusades in the Holy Land

    Pope Urban calls for Crusades in the Holy Land
  • 1200

    Europe is a farming economy

    Europe is a farming economy
  • Period:
    1200
    to
    1521

    The Aztec

  • 1289

    Crusades end

    Crusades end
  • 1293

    Polos journey home

    Polos journey home
  • 1298

    Polo imprisoned and writes his book

    Polo imprisoned and writes his book
  • Period:
    1300
    to

    The Renaissance

  • Period:
    1400
    to
    1532

    The Inca

  • 1415

    Portuguese capture Fortress of Ceuta in Africa

    Portuguese capture Fortress of Ceuta in Africa
  • 1419

    Portugal discovers Madeira islands

    Portugal discovers Madeira islands
  • 1427

    Portugal discovers Azores islands

    Portugal discovers Azores islands
  • 1434

    Prince Henry's ships return home

    Prince Henry's ships return home
  • 1440

    Johann Guttenberg invents printing press

    Johann Guttenberg invents printing press
  • 1469

    Marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella

    Marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella
  • 1488

    Días gets to the eastern tip of South Africa

    Días gets to the eastern tip of South Africa
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Muslims get expeled from Europe.

    Muslims get expeled from Europe.
  • 1519

    Cortes Invades the Aztec

    Cortes Invades the Aztec
  • 1529

    Pizarro invades the Inca

    Pizarro invades the Inca
  • 1532

    The Inca fall under Pizarro

    The Inca fall under Pizarro
  • Thomas Hobbes writes The Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writes The Leviathan
  • John Locke writes The Second Treatise on Government

    John Locke writes The Second Treatise on Government
  • The United States declares Independence

    The United States declares Independence
  • France writes the Declaration of the Rights of Man

    France writes the Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • Haiti gains independence

    Haiti gains independence
    Haitian becomes independent of Spain and abolishes slavery.
  • Bolivar and his soldiers begin Venezuela’s fight for independence

    Bolivar and his soldiers begin Venezuela’s fight for independence
    Bolivar fights for Venezuelan independence from Spain, which is controlled by the brother of napolean.
  • Bolivar’s Gran Columbia gains its independence

    Bolivar’s Gran Columbia gains its independence
    The Gran Columbia, a combination of South American countries, gains independence
  • Jose de San Martin frees Peru from Spain

    Jose de San Martin frees Peru from Spain
    San Martin frees Peru and other South American countries
  • Mexico gains independence

    Mexico gains independence
    Mexican is freed from Spain due to help from Miguel Hildago y Costilla