History 7 Latin America

  • 1095

    Pope Urban Call for the Crusades

    Pope Urban Call for the Crusades
    Catholics tried to take Jerusalem and the Holy Land from the Muslims. This is an illustration of the Crusades.
  • 1200

    Commercial Revolution

    Commercial Revolution
    A change/shift in the lifestyles because of the crusades. This is an illustration of trading.
  • 1254

    Marco Polo Birth

    Marco Polo Birth
    Marco Polo the explorer was born during this year. This is a painting of Marco Polo.
  • 1293

    Marco Polo Begins Journey Home

    Marco Polo Begins Journey Home
    Polos come home with many valuable items on their ship.
  • 1298

    Marco Polo war prisoner

    Marco Polo war prisoner
    Marco Polo was captured as a prisoner of war and inspired to write a book about his adventures. This is a drawing of him in prison.
  • 1415

    Portuguese begin African Exploration

    Portuguese begin African Exploration
    Portuguese captures the Fortress of Ceuna and then began to get more gold. This is a drawing of the Fortress.
  • 1419

    Portugal Discovers Madeira Islands

    Portugal Discovers Madeira Islands
    This discovery encouraged them to travel further into Africa. This photo is a map of the islands.
  • 1427

    Portugal Discovers Azores Islands

    Portugal Discovers Azores Islands
    Discovered shortly, after Madeira Islands, exploration funded by Prince Henry. This photo is of the islands.
  • 1434

    Portugal Makes it Beyond the Cape

    Portugal Makes it Beyond the Cape
    After 15 tries, Prince Henry's crew makes it further south than Cape Bojador. This photo is of the cape.
  • 1469

    Ferdinand and Isabella Get Married

    Ferdinand and Isabella Get Married
    This marriage unified Spain under Catholicism. This is a photo of the two.
  • 1485

    Columbus Presents Western Travel Plan to King of Portugal

    Columbus Presents Western Travel Plan to King of Portugal
    His idea was rejected, and he continued to be rejected by many other kings and queens. This is a photo of him presenting his plan to the Portuguese King.
  • 1488

    Dias Makes It Around The Tip Of Africa

    Dias Makes It Around The Tip Of Africa
    Dias planned on going all the way to India, but his crew wanted to go back home. This picture is of the Cape of Storms, the name Dias gave the area.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus makes landfall on Hispanola

    Columbus makes landfall on Hispanola
    This is the present-day Dominican Republic and Haiti. This photo is a map of the island.
  • 1498

    Da Gama and Diaz Make it to India by Boat

    Da Gama and Diaz Make it to India by Boat
    This was King Joao's dream, and their achieving it made Portugal among the richest countries in the world. This is a photo of Vasco Da Gama.