Lesson 10: The First Global Age

  • Nov 15, 1377


    Koreans printed texts for Buddhists. The book is known to be the oldest book printed from a moveable metal type.
  • Nov 18, 1400

    Sea travel

    Sea travel was a motive.
  • Nov 15, 1450

    Gutenberg Technology

    Invented the printing press
  • Nov 15, 1488

    Europe's Voyage

    Portugese ships made voyages to the tip of Africa.
  • Nov 15, 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas, thinking he landed in the Indies.
  • Nov 15, 1500


    Portugal arrived in Brazil and established a colony.
  • Nov 15, 1500


    Japan built a centralized state.
  • Nov 18, 1500

    The First Global Age

    It started in the 15th Century.
  • Nov 15, 1510


    Portugese established trading posts around the Indian Ocean.
  • Nov 15, 1517


    Split of Catholic Church and birth of Protestant Church.
  • Nov 15, 1519


    Planned to reach Asia by sailing around South America. He was killed in the Phillipines. One of his ships made it back to Spain after 3 years. (First ship to circle the globe)
  • Nov 15, 1526

    Mugahal Empire Start

  • Nov 16, 1532

    Two Worlds

    On one side of Peru, there was the Spanish soldiers from Europe. On the other side, there was the Incan army.
  • Safavid Empire

    Used gunpowder weaponery to control the lands between Ottoman empire to the west and India to the east.
  • Potosi (Bolivia)

    Prominent for SILVER
  • Ming Dyansty Ruled and Population

    Population quadrupled.
  • British Expeditions

    Captain James Cook explored Australia, New Zealand, and other Pacific lands. He helped bring these lands to the new global system.
  • Russia

    Russia occupied lands extending all the way to China and the Pacific Ocean.
  • Mugahal Empire Ends