history for 1492-1815

By Rob747
  • Apr 26, 1300


    the desire to spread Christianity also motivated Europeans to explore.
  • Apr 24, 1492


    Christopher Columbus convinced Spain to allow him reach Asia by just sailing west acrooss the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 25, 1503

    Heliocentric Theory

    Heliocentric Theory
    Copernicus presents the theory.
  • Jun 26, 1521


    Cortez marched 600 men to the Aztec Capital
  • Jamestown

    a company of London investors received from king james a charter to found a colony in North America
  • louis XIV

    louis XIV
    Son of Louis XIII officially became king at 4 years old. didnt become until 23 years old
  • England Revolution

    England Revolution
    " No battles no blood" Glorious Revolution.
  • Peter the Great

    Peter the Great
    Most prominment member of the Romanov family. Wanted to borrow European Technology to modernize the militay.
  • 1,2,3 Estates law

    1st =Clergy = wealthy/no taxes
    2nd = nobles = wealthy/few taxes = privileged
    3rd = eveyone else
  • The Great Fear

    The Great Fear
    peasents fear that the work of the National Assembly would be stopped by foregin armies.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    2nd and 3rd states gos aganist the king and queen for estates law and the fincinal problems with the money not being used right.
  • Global Trade

    New wealth in the americas created a large overseas trade economy
  • Enlightment

    European movement in which thinkers attempted to apply the principles of reason and the scientific method to all of society and goverenment.
  • Others who fought for indepents

    Italiasn,Austrias,Poles,and, Russia
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon Conquers most of Europe.