Latin America and Texas History Timeline

  • 1095

    1095 CE The Letter

    1095 CE The Letter
    In 1095 Pope Urban ii called for the crusades against the muslims to battle for the holy land
  • 1200

    1200 CE The Big Shift

    1200 CE The Big Shift
    there was a big shift as pope urban created the crusades against the muslims where they found themselves in new lands and were witnessing new ways of life. This opened many europeans eyes to focus on trade.
  • 1254

    1254 CE Journey to China

    1254 CE  Journey to China
    Marco polo was born to a family of merchants. This was during a time where intaly was a center for trading, and because of this he journeyed to china while facing hazards to trade a find out about new resources. He recorded his observations in a journal
  • 1293

    1293 The end of the Journey

    1293 The end of the Journey
    The polos had ended their adventure and headed home by ship. They returned with ivory, jade, jewels, porcelain, and silk. It was a two year journey and many people died due to storms and disease. In the end only 18 in Marco Polos caravan survived
  • 1298

    1298 The battle against Venice

    1298 The battle against Venice
    Marco captained a galley ship in a battle against venice. he was captured and became a prisoner of war. Pisa encouraged him to write about his adventures and so he did and it became a bestseller even though some thought his stories were too incredible to be true. When he died though he said this. " I have only told the half I have saw!"
  • 1415

    1415 CE Capture of the Fortress of Ceuta

    1415 CE Capture of the Fortress of Ceuta
    The Portuguese captured the Fortress of Ceuta and started the beginning of their dreams and controlled the market of gold. They also set up more trading routes which collected gold and silver which became very important.
  • 1419

    1419 CE Discovery of the Madeira islands

    1419 CE Discovery of the Madeira islands
    The Portuguese made ship advancements and navigational science which helped the discovery In 1419 of the Madeira Islands
  • 1427

    1427 CE Azores Island Discovery

    1427 CE Azores Island Discovery
    The Portuguese discovered the Azores Island in 1427 and it encouraged Prince Henry to navigate farther south along the coast of africa.
  • 1434

    1434 CE The Return to the Cape

    1434 CE The Return to the Cape
    The Portuguese had finally made a successful return voyage in 1434 which led the Portuguese to venture even farther, and led to two voyages in two years to Cape Blanco.
  • 1469

    1469 The Unite

    1469 The Unite
    King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella unified Catholic Spain and began the process of building a nation
  • 1485

    1485 CE Sailing Farther West

    1485 CE Sailing Farther West
    Columbus approached the king with a plan to travel farther west to reach Asia and India.
  • 1488

    1488 CE The Arrival to south africa

    1488 CE The Arrival to south africa
    Bartolomeu Dias led his crew too south africa on a voyage to india because his crew refused to go any farther
  • Oct 12, 1492

    1492 CE Landfall in hispaniola

    1492 CE Landfall in hispaniola
    The spanish made landfall in hispaniola
  • 1498

    1498 India

    1498 India
    In 1498 Da Gama's voyage finally reached india and Da Gama achieved the dream of King Joao the second.