From Exploration to Independence

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In History
  • 1095

    Pope Urban calls for Crusades in the Holy Land

    Pope Urban calls for Crusades in the Holy Land
    the Pope calls for Crusades to fight in war
  • 1200

    Europe is a farming economy

    Europe is a farming economy
    grew their own food(feudalism)
  • 1271

    Marco Polo travels to the East

    Marco Polo travels to the East
    Marco Polo travels for trade
  • 1293

    Polos journey home

    Polos journey home
    many died through voyage home
  • 1298

    Crusades end

    Crusades end
    Crusades lost the war against Muslims
  • 1298

    Polo imprisoned and writes his book

    Polo imprisoned and writes his book
    book helps trade carry on
  • Period:
    1300
    to

    Beginning and End of the Renaissance

    the Renaissance was time for discovery
  • 1415

    Capture of Fortress Ceuta

    Capture of Fortress Ceuta
    The Portuguese captured Fortress Ceuta in Africa.
  • 1419

    Discovery of Madeira Islands

    Discovery of Madeira Islands
    Portugal discovered the Madeira Islands.
  • 1427

    Discovery of Azores Islands

    Discovery of Azores Islands
    Portugal discovered the Azores Islands.
  • 1434

    Successful Return Home

    Successful Return Home
    It took 15 boats before one of Prince Henry's made a successful return back.
  • 1440

    Invention of Printing Press

    Invention of Printing Press
    the Printing Press was invented by Johann Gutenburg
  • 1469

    Marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella

    Marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella
    The king and queen of Portugal.
  • 1488

    Voyage to Coast of South Africa

    Voyage to Coast of South Africa
    Dias' first successful voyage to to coast of Africa.
  • 1492

    Muslims Expelled from Spain

    Muslims Expelled from Spain
    King Ferdinand expelled them from Spain.