Mueggenborg Timline Project: Unit 3- 1450CE to 1750CE

  • Period: Apr 25, 1419 to Apr 25, 1460

    Henry the Navigator

    he explored west africa and he commanded a military force that captured the Muslim outpost of Ceuta, located on the south side of the Strait of Gibraltar.
  • Apr 25, 1492


    he sailed the ocean blue and arrived at the americas.
  • Apr 25, 1497

    Da Gama

    Da Gama
    one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India. He went from the south coast of africa all the way to india.
  • Period: Apr 18, 1501 to

    Safavid Empire

    was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran
  • Period: Apr 18, 1504 to Apr 18, 1526


    was a military adventurer from Central Asia who rose to power at Kabul after establishing his first kingdom in 1504. From there he built an army and conquered nearby regions until 1526
  • Apr 25, 1513


    he set hes voyage from spain to the new world mainly to south america and later became mayor of Panama City from 1519 to 1523.
    He also was a Spanish conquistador, conqueror of the Incan Empire, and founder of Lima, the modern-day capital of the Republic of Peru.
  • Apr 25, 1517

    Protestant Reformation

    Protestant Reformation
    was the European Christian reform movement that established Protestantism as a constituent branch of contemporary Christianity.
  • Apr 25, 1518


    was a Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile
  • Period: Apr 25, 1519 to Apr 25, 1522


    Magellan's expedition of 1519–1522 became the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean
  • Period: Apr 18, 1526 to

    Mughal Empire

    was an imperial power in South Asia that ruled a large portion of the Indian subcontinent.
  • Period: Apr 25, 1550 to

    Scientific Revolution

    A period of development of new ideas in astronomy, physics, bioligy, human anatomy, chemistry and other sciences that contradicted earlier Ancient Greek work.
  • Period: Apr 25, 1550 to


    was a philosophical movement in Europe that forstered the belief that one could reform society by discovering rational laws that governed social behavior and that were just as scientific as the laws of physics
  • Apr 25, 1582

    Matteo Ricci

    Matteo Ricci
    was an Italian Jesuit priest, and one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China Mission.
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    Tokugawa Shogunate

    was a feudal regime of Japan established by Tokugawa Ieyasu and ruled by the shoguns of the Tokugawa family
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    Thirty Years War

    the war was fought largely as a religious conflict between Protestants and Catholics in the Holy Roman Empire
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    Qin Dynasty

    was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China.
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    Peter the Great

    He ruled Russia and later the Russian Empire, He carried out a policy of modernization and expansion that transformed the Tsardom of Russia into a 3-billion acre Russian Empire, a major European power.
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    French-Indian War

    name for the war between Great Britain and France in North America
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    Catherine the Great

    She reigned as Empress of Russia from 9 July 1762 after the assassination of her husband, Peter III, just after the end of the Seven Years' War until her death on 17 November
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    Louis XVI

    was the King of France and Navarre. He was arrested as part of the insurrection during the French Revolution, he was tried by the National Convention, found guilty of high treason, and executed by guillotine
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    Mary Antoinette

    was an Archduchess of Austria and the Queen of France.
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    American Revolution

    was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America
  • The Declaration of the Rights of Man

    The Declaration of the Rights of Man
    is a fundamental document of the French Revolution, defining the individual and collective right of the people.
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    French Revolution

    the people of france want a new form of government and they start to revolt against the monarchy. It was a period of radical social and political upheaval in French and European history
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    The people revolt and take over the bastille where the french have thier gun powder and they also release the prisners and this marks the beggining of the revolution.
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    Haitian Revolution

    was a period of conflict in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Haitian republic.
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    He was the emperor of France and run it as a dictatorship and wanted to expand french territiory.
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    Congress of Vienna

    The objective of the Congress was to settle the many issues arising from the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars, and the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Waterloo

    The defeat at Waterloo put an end to Napoleon's rule as Emperor of the French and marked the end of his Hundred Days' return from exile.