History Final Winter

  • Period: 300 to Jan 15, 900

    Maya Civilization

  • Period: Jan 15, 800 to Jan 15, 1235

    Ghana Empire

  • Period: Jan 15, 800 to

    Trans-Saharan Trade at its height

  • Period: Jan 15, 980 to Jan 15, 1020

    Leif Erickson alive

  • Period: Jan 16, 1200 to

    Ottoman Empire

  • Period: Jan 15, 1230 to

    Mali Empire

  • Period: Jan 16, 1254 to Jan 16, 1324

    Marco Polo

  • Period: Jan 16, 1280 to Jan 16, 1337

    Mansa Musa is ruler of Mali

  • Period: Jan 16, 1280 to Jan 16, 1337

    Mansa Musa alive

  • Jan 16, 1324

    Mansa Musa haji

  • Period: Jan 16, 1371 to Jan 16, 1433

    Voyages of Zheng He

  • Period: Jan 16, 1394 to Jan 16, 1460

    Prince Henry the Navigator

  • Jan 16, 1419

    First Portuguese voyage around Africa

  • Jan 15, 1427

    Aztec Empire at its peak

  • Period: Jan 15, 1438 to Jan 15, 1532

    Incan Empire

  • Jan 16, 1452

    Papal Bull: Dum Diversas

  • Period: Jan 16, 1471 to Jan 16, 1541

    Francisco Pizarro's lifetime

  • Jan 16, 1482

    Portuguese make EL MINA

  • Period: Jan 16, 1490 to Jan 16, 1500

    Moors are driven out of Spain

  • Jan 16, 1494

    Treaty de Tordesillas signed

  • Period: Jan 15, 1502 to

    Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

  • Jan 16, 1502

    Bartolome de las Casas travels to Hispanola

  • Jan 16, 1502

    Cantino Planosphere

  • Period: Jan 16, 1502 to

    Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade at highest

  • Jan 16, 1529

    King Alfonso of Congo writes letters to King John

    (King John of Portugal)
    -Asks for medicine to treat diseases carried from Europe
    - Asks for King John to stop kidnapping Congolease aristocrats, take regular people instead
    - King John never answers
  • Jan 16, 1532

    Fall of the Incan Empire

    Collision at Cajamarca
  • Jan 16, 1537

    Pope declares that Native Americans are real people

    :O
  • Jan 16, 1542

    New Laws of the Indies for the Good Treatment and Preservation of the Indians

    By Spain
  • Period: Jan 16, 1550 to Jan 16, 1551

    Valladolid Debate

    Bartolome de las Casas vs. Juan de Sepulveda
    Regarding the treatment of Native Americans that were "discovered" in the exploration of the new world.
    Casas - let them be treated well
    Sepulveda - they're savages
  • Jan 16, 1552

    Las Casas publishes A brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies

  • Father Francisco Ximenez published Popol Vuh

    Mayan creation story
  • Encomienda System (technically) outlawed

  • Period: to

    Napolean Bonaparte lifespan

  • Hatian Independence from France

    BIG Slave revolt
  • Britain bans slave trade

  • US bans slave trade (NOT slavery yet)

  • End of Napolean's empire

  • Monroe Doctrine by John Quincy Adams

  • Period: to

    King Leopold's lifespan

  • Period: to

    Henry Stanley

  • Period: to

    Henry Stanley lifetime

  • US bans slavery

  • Period: to

    Porforio Diaz is dictator of Mexico

  • Period: to

    Rubber Boom

    Approx. Dates
  • Period: to

    Scramble for Africa

  • Period: to

    King Leopold rules Congo Free State

  • Brazil bans slave trade

  • Cuban Independence from Spain

  • Spanish American War

  • US occupation of Cuba over

  • Period: to

    WWI

  • Rwanda taken over by Congo

  • Period: to

    Patrice Lumumba rules over Congo

    Until his death
  • Period: to

    Patrice Lumumba's Lifetime

  • Fidel Castro is born

  • Period: to

    Che Guevara's lifetime

  • Period: to

    Jorge Ubico is dictator of Guatemala

  • Period: to

    Fulencio Batista is the dictator of Cuba

  • Start of the Spanish Inquisition

  • Period: to

    Cold War

  • Jacobo Arbenz is elected president of Guatemala

  • Operation WASHTUB

  • Cuban Coup d'tat

  • Congo gains independece from Belgium

  • Patrice Lumumba assassinated, replaced by Mobotu Sese Seko

  • Rwanda gains independence from Belgium

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Mobotu Seseseko comes to power in Congo

  • Belgium assumes control over Congo

  • Rwandan Genocide

  • Hugo Chavez is elected President of Venezuela

  • Mobotu Seseseko Overthrown

  • Period: to 250

    Teotihuacan at peak

    Aztec
  • Evo Morales elected

    1st indigenous president in Bolivia
  • Cocoa Constitution

    New constitution for Bolivia which protects coca growers