From Exploration to Independence

Timeline created by Gray.Davis
In History
  • Period:
    1,800 BCE
    to
    800

    The Maya

  • Period:
    1,200 BCE
    to
    -600 BCE

    The Olmec

  • 1095

    Pope Urban calls for Crusades in the Holy Land

    Pope Urban calls for Crusades in the Holy Land
  • 1200

    Europe is a farming economy (feudalism

    Europe is a farming economy (feudalism
  • Period:
    1200
    to
    1521

    The Aztec

  • 1271

    Marco Polo travels to the East

    Marco Polo travels to the East
  • 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 captured fortress of Cueta

    Portuguese captured fortress of Cueta
  • 1419

    Portuguese find Madeira Islands

    Portuguese find Madeira Islands
  • 1427

    Portuguese find Azores Islands

    Portuguese find Azores Islands
  • 1434

    Prince Henrys ships make a successful voyage

    Prince Henrys ships make a successful voyage
  • 1440

    Printing press invented

    Printing press invented
  • 1469

    Marriage of Ferdinand of Aragaon and Isabella of Castille

    Marriage of Ferdinand of Aragaon and Isabella of Castille
  • 1488

    Bartolomeu Días makes it around the tip of Africa

    Bartolomeu Días makes it around the tip of Africa
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus made landfall on Hispanola

    Columbus made landfall on Hispanola
  • 1519

    Cortes invades the Aztec

    Cortes invades the Aztec
    Cortes and the Spanish army invade Aztec.
  • 1529

    Pizarro invades Inca

    Pizarro invades Inca
    Pizarro and the Spanish army invade Inca
  • 1532

    The Inca fall under Pizarro

    The Inca fall under Pizarro
    The Inca empire falls and the Spanish now own the land.
  • Thomas hobbes writes the leviathan

    Thomas hobbes writes the leviathan
    Thomas hobbes writes the book called the leviathan
  • John locke writes The Second Treatise on Government

    John locke writes The Second Treatise on Government
    John Locke writes the book The Second Treatise on Government
  • The United States declare independence

    The United States declare independence
    The United States officially become independent from britain although they are are still fighting.
  • France rights declaration rights man

    France rights declaration rights man
    France declared a democracy where they wrote the declaration of rights man
  • Haiti gains indepedence

    Haiti gains indepedence
    Haiti gains independence from their motherland of France
  • Bolívar and his soldiers begin Venezuela's fight for independence

    Bolívar and his soldiers begin Venezuela's fight for independence
    The revolution of Venezuela begins.
  • Bolivar’s Gran Columbia gains its independence

    Bolivar’s Gran Columbia gains its independence
    Gran Columbia earns its independence
  • Jose de San Martin frees Peru from Spain

    Jose de San Martin frees Peru from Spain
    Jose de San Martin earns the independence of Peru.
  • Mexico gains its independence

    Mexico gains its independence
    Mexico gains independence from Spain