History 7

  • 1095

    Pope Urban Called for the Crusades

    Pope Urban Called for the Crusades
    The Catholics tried to conquer Jerusalem and the Holy Land from the Muslims.
  • 1200

    Europe makes a shift in the culture

    Europe makes a shift in the culture
    Pope called for the crusades, they learned about trade and gained goods and power, a change - commercial revolution - shift in the culture
  • 1254

    Marco Polo

    Marco Polo
    Marco Polo was born, went on journey with father and uncle to Asia and recorded his observations
  • 1293

    Polos Journey With Goods

    Polos Journey With Goods
    Polos began journey home with goods such as jewels, gold, and more.
  • 1298

    Marco Polos Travels of Asia

    Marco Polos Travels of Asia
    Marco Polo was captured and wrote a book about his journey.
  • 1415

    Portugal discovers Africa

    Portugal discovers Africa
    The Portuguese captured the Fortress of Ceuta in Africa. Before this very little knowledge of Africa but now they set up trading posts and collected gold.
  • 1419

    Portugal discovers Madeira Islands

    Portugal discovers Madeira Islands
    Portugal discovers Madeira Islands. Made them want to travel further south.
  • 1427

    Discovery of Azores Islands

    Discovery of Azores Islands
    Portuguese discovers the Azores Islands. Making others want to explore navigate further south.
  • 1434

    Cape Bojador

    Cape Bojador
    One of Prince Henry's ships made a return voyage from Cape Bojador.
  • 1469

    Marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella

    Marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella
    The marriage of Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile, this unified Catholic Spain and began the process of global power.
  • 1485

    Spice Islands

    Spice Islands
    Columbus approached the King of Portugal the show his plan for sailing to Spice Islands, he was rejected.
  • 1488

    Bartolomeu Días

    Bartolomeu Días
    Bartolomeu Días makes it to the tip of Africa, reaching the coast of Africa.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Hispaniola

    Hispaniola
    Columbus finds island Hispaniola, named Admiral of the Ocean Sea and governor and viceroy.
  • 1498

    Cape Verde Islands

    Cape Verde Islands
    Días with da Gama on a voyage and making it to Cape Verde Islands.