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history 7 of the new world

  • 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

    A shift and change with in Europe

    A shift and change with in Europe
    Pope urban and the crusades Opened the European people's eyes to new trade, goods, and new land.
  • 1254

    Marco Polos birth

    Marco Polos birth
    Marco polo was born in Venice Italy and at the age of 17, he joined his father and uncle on their second journey across Asia.
  • 1293

    Marco polo and his journey home

    Marco polo and his journey home
    Marco polo began his journey by a ship returning with jade jewels porcelain and silk. many passengers died on the trip.
  • 1298

    Marco polo captured

    Marco polo captured
    Marco polo was captured by Venice's rival city genoa. meet a writer who encouraged him to start writing. He wrote many books including the adventures of Marco polo and The description of the world. His famous last words I have only told the half of what I saw.
  • 1415

    The Portuguese capture the fortress of ceuta

    The Portuguese capture the fortress of ceuta
    The Portuguese had the beginning of their dreams and they set up trading posts in Africa. Going after gold
  • 1419

    madeira islands

    madeira islands
    Prince henry looked and found Madeira island. these discoveries encouraged prince henry to keep on going.
  • 1427

    Portugal discovery

    Portugal discovery
    Portugal found the Azores islands in 1427 which encouraged Prince henry
  • 1434

    Return voyage

    Return voyage
    Prince henry's first successful return voyage after the first 15 failed.
  • 1469

    Catholic Spain

    Catholic Spain
    Began building a nation that could compete for global power
  • 1485

    Reaching the spice islands plan

    Reaching the spice islands plan
    Approached the king of Portugal with a plan of sailing west to reach the spice islands. Christopher Columbus was rejected.
  • 1488

    Going further

    Going further
    Diaz departed from Lisbon and made his way down the coast of Africa going the furthest anyone has ever gone.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Making landfall in Hispaniola

    Making landfall in Hispaniola
    Made landfall I Hispaniola in present day DR.
  • 1497

    Vasco da gama voyage

    Vasco da gama voyage
    Dias joined de Gama on the voyage by captaining one of the ships until getting to Cape de Verde.