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History of latin America

  • 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

    Shift in culture of Europe because of the Crusades.

    Shift in culture of Europe because of the Crusades.
    Low class can know become wealthy with hard work.
  • Sep 15, 1254

    Marco Polo is born

    Marco Polo is born
    Marco Polo was born in Venice,Italy in 1254 Ce. He was born into a family of merchants. He will later become a great .
  • 1293

    Marco polo brings back new goods from Asia

    Marco polo brings back new goods from Asia
    Marco Polo came back to Europe with a lot of new knowledge and goods Europe has never seen before. Examples are jewels, ivory, and silk.
  • 1298

    Marco polo went to prison and got inspired to write a book

    Marco polo went to prison and got inspired to write a book
    Marco Polo was fighting in a war against Genoa and got captured. He ended up in prison. But in prison a writer inspired him to write a book.
  • 1415

    Portuguese capture Fortress of Ceuta

    Portuguese capture Fortress of Ceuta
    This was the beginning of their dreams of controlling the global market of gold.
  • 1419

    Portugal discovers the Madeira Islands

    Portugal discovers the Madeira Islands
    Prince Henry funds the work of scientists from all over Europe. This led to Portugal discovering the Madeira Islands.
  • 1427

    Portuguese discovered Azores islands

    Portuguese discovered Azores islands
    Prince henry funded the work of scientists which lead to the discovery's of the Madeira islands and the Azores islands
  • 1434

    First successful return back to home land after going around the cape.

    First successful return back to home land after going around the cape.
    This was the 1 of 15 voyages to finally make it back from going around the cape. Prince Henry tried this for a while and finally succeeded.
  • 1469

    Ferdinand And Isabella got married

    Ferdinand And Isabella got married
    Because of this Catholic Spain was unified and they started building a nation that could compete for global power.
  • 1485

    Columbus perched king of Portugal to get to spice islands

    Columbus perched king of Portugal to get to spice islands
    When Columbus tried to perch the king of Portugal he was rejected. He did this to get to try and get to the Spice islands.
  • 1488

    Días made it around the tip of africa

    Días made it around the tip of africa
    Dias after many attempts made it around the tip of Africa and reached the eastern coast of South Africa
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus made land fall on Hispañola

    Columbus made land fall on Hispañola
    Columbas landed on an island and named it Hispañola. It is now the Dominican Republic. When he got there he made land fall.
  • 1498

    Da Gama's voyage reached India

    Da Gama's voyage reached India
    Días joined Da Gama on this voyage and finally reached India