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 wants to reclaim his land from the Muslims
  • 1200

    Europe is a farming economy

    Europe is a farming economy
    people grew their own food
  • 1271

    Marco Polo travels to the East

    Marco Polo travels to the East
    He finds many things
  • 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

    Renaissance

    This was a time in Europe where there were new ideas and Europe was getting more developed.
  • 1415

    Portugese capture Fortress of Ceuta

    Portugese capture Fortress of Ceuta
    This is where they start to reach their goal and control the global market of gold.
  • 1419

    Portugal discover Madeira islands

    Portugal discover Madeira islands
    This where they found the Madeira Islands with the help of scientists and technology.
  • 1427

    Portugal discover Azores Islands

    Portugal discover Azores Islands
    This was a very important discovery for Portugal.
  • 1434

    Prince Henry's ship made a return by coming around the cape

    Prince Henry's ship made a return by coming around the cape
    This made the Portuguese venture farther and explore more, but 15 other ships were not successful unlike Henry's.
  • 1440

    The printing press

    The printing press
    The printing press was a machine created by Johann Gutenburg which improved the block printing technique.
  • 1469

    Spain get freedom

    Spain get freedom
    Ferdinand and Isabella got married and they beat the muslims and got freedom
  • 1488

    Reached the Eastern coast of Africa

    Reached the Eastern coast of Africa
    They went around the tip to get there.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus makes land fall on Hispaniola

    Columbus makes land fall on Hispaniola
    This was the first place Columbus found and it now was a Spain settlement.