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History 7 Timeline

  • 1095

    Pope Urban II Calls for the Crusades

    Pope Urban II Calls for the Crusades
    The Muslims invaded the Holy Land and the Pope created the Crusades to take it back, and they learned about new items.
  • 1200

    Commercial Revolution

    Commercial Revolution
    Commercial Revolution led to the migration of goods, which led to power being shifted to trade, and the merchants. Being an entrepreneur would make to where you could shape your own destiny.
  • 1254

    Marco Polo Journeys Asia & Europe

    Marco Polo Journeys Asia & Europe
    Marco ventured into Asia & Europe, furthermore discovering more trading goods. The Polos traveled 5,600 miles to their destination. Marco learned of stones that burnt like logs.
  • 1293

    Return of the Polo Family

    Return of the Polo Family
    In 1293 the Polo family discovered many valuable goods, over a 2-year journey, which many died from diseases and storms.
  • 1298

    The Polos go to battle

    The Polos go to battle
    Marco Polo captained a galley-ship in a battle against Venice's rival city, Genoa, he was then captured as a prisoner of the war.
  • 1415

    Portuguese Capture Parts of Africa and Invent Sea Travel

    Portuguese Capture Parts of Africa and Invent Sea Travel
    Europe wanted to control the global gold market, so they went around Africa, which was highly rich in gold, and invaded it. The Portuguese realized it would be easier to travel by sea, rather than land, so they Invented the caravel.
  • 1419

    Prince Henry's Impact on Sea Travel

    Prince Henry's Impact on Sea Travel
    Prince Henry was influential in making sea travel progress, and map making, and navigational science. Prince Henry funded all of these things making it easier to progress through it.
  • 1427

    Europe Sea Travel Is Limited

    Europe Sea Travel Is Limited
    The sea exploration was very limited due to the nearby winds of the coast, and If they went on a journey could easily be stranded at sea for many days or even die.
  • 1434

    Europeans and The Cape

    Cape Bojador was a very difficult place to pass, for there have been at least 15 failed voyages that went through the cape, but Prince Henry had made a successful voyage in 1434.
  • 1488

    Prince Henry's Death & Bartolomeu Uprising

    When Price Henry died the Indies trade route had finally been created, but now that Henry was dead, now Bartolomeu Días was in charge. Días led them to India. He had gone farther than any explorer before him.
  • 1498

    Vasco Da Gama Voyages West

    Vasco Da Gama started a journey to Africa in July 1497, the voyage was finished in 1498. This journey made Portugal the richest country in Europe.