From exploration to independence

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  • 1,821 BCE

    Bolivar’s Gran Columbia gains its independence

    Bolivar’s Gran Columbia gains its independence
    In 1821 Bolivar finally gains its independence.
  • 1,821 BCE

    Jose de San Martin frees Peru from Spain

    Jose de San Martin frees Peru from Spain
    In 1821 Jose de San Martin suspiciously leaves Spain after a secret gathering.
  • 1,821 BCE

    Mexico gains independence

    Mexico gains independence
    In 1821 Mexico gains their independence.
  • 1,803 BCE

    Haiti gains independence

    Haiti gains independence
    In 1803 Haiti wins its independence from France. Haiti was now the second nation to have independence.
  • Period:
    1,800 BCE
    to
    -800 BCE

    The Maya

    The Maya were a mesoamerican group of people that developed a writing system.
  • 1,789 BCE

    France writes the Declaration of the Rights of Man

    France writes the Declaration of the Rights of Man
    In 1789 France writes the rights of Man.
  • 1,690 BCE

    John Locke writes The Second Treatise on Government

    John Locke writes The Second Treatise on Government
    John Locke writes a religious book about his input on the government.
  • 1,641 BCE

    Thomas Hobbes writes The Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writes The Leviathan
    Thomas Hobbes wrote the Leviathan about his beliefs on man.
  • 1,532 BCE

    The Inca fall under Pizarro

    The Inca fall under Pizarro
    In 1532, the Inca empire fell under Pizarro.
  • 1,529 BCE

    Pizarro Invades the Inca

    Pizarro Invades the Inca
    In 1529 Pizarro invaded the Inca people by using similar techniques to Cortez.
  • 1,519 BCE

    Cortes invades the Aztec

    Cortes invades the Aztec
    In 1519 Hernan Cortez Invaded the Aztecs.
  • Period:
    1,200 BCE
    to
    -600 BCE

    The Olmecs

    The Olmecs were the first major civilization in Mexico.
  • 1095

    Pope Urban calls for Crusades in the Holy Land

    Pope Urban calls for Crusades in the Holy Land
    He sent his soldiers to kick the Muslims out of the holy land. Along the way, new cultures were discovered and people traded. The solders that went to the holy land brought new cultures back to Europe and it spread throughout the world.
  • 1200

    Europe is a farming economy

    Europe is a farming economy
    Europe only lived off of farming. There was no trading at this point in time. All food that they ate was collected by farmers. Trade was not something people had ever done.
  • Period:
    1200
    to
    1521

    The Aztec

    The Aztecs were a mesoamerican culture that flourished in 1521 due to war, government issues, disease, etc.
  • 1271

    Marco Polo travels to the East

    Marco Polo travels to the East
    Marco Polo traveled to the east in search of trade. He traveled by land to get there unlike most explorers who traveled by sea to get to there destination. His journey was along the silk road.
  • 1289

    Crusades end

    Crusades end
    The long crusades to get the Muslims out of the holy land were finally over. There were four long crusades.
  • 1293

    Polos journey home

    Polos journey home
    Marco Polo traveled home by sea and land (a little of both). It was a very long and dangerous journey but he, fortunately, made it home safely.
  • 1298

    Polo writes his book

    Polo writes his book
    This book inspired Yong explorers to venture out and explore unexplored lands. His book tells people about his travels and what he and his companions did to survive difficult and hard situations.
  • Period:
    1300
    to

    The renaissance

    The renaissance was a time when art, literature, and math was more advanced.
  • Period:
    1400
    to
    1532

    The Inca

    The Inca empire was the largest in pre-columbia America.
  • 1415

    Portuguese captured the fortarce

    Portuguese captured the fortarce
    The Portuguese captured the fortace in 1415.
  • 1419

    Mardia islands

    Mardia islands
    Explorers discovered many new islands such as the Mardia island in 1419.
  • 1427

    Azore lands

    Azore lands
    During this time when people were finding and discovering new lands, they discovered the Azore lands.
  • 1437

    Prince henrys Vogue to cape code

    Prince henrys Vogue to cape code
    His vogue failed to get to India but they made it to the islands of cape code.
  • 1440

    Spain gained advantage aginsted their rivles.

    Spain gained advantage aginsted their rivles.
    The people got getter in wars and they could claim more rights/win more wars.
  • 1469

    marriage

    marriage
    Isabella and Ferdinand got married and ruled the country. They made lots of decisions for the country together.
  • 1488

    People made it to south Africa

    People made it to south Africa
    By sea, people made it to South Africa. It was a long and hard journey and it took a very long time.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    new holiday

    new holiday
    He made landfall in Hispanostio and so they created a holiday out of the voyage.
  • The United States declares Independence

    The United States declares Independence
    On July 4, 1776 the US declared independence.
  • Bolivar and his soldiers begin Venezuela’s fight for independence

    Bolivar and his soldiers begin Venezuela’s fight for independence
    In 1813 Bolivar brought his army to fight Venezuela for their independence.