Nikolas Gasparetto and ian Lewis's timeline

  • Apr 8, 1492

    Colombus sails to the americas

    Colombus sails to the americas Columbus set sail in search of the western passage to India, in order to increase the speed with which Europe could trade with Asia.
  • Jan 8, 1502

    Atlantic Slave Trade

    Atlantic Slave Trade
    It was the buying, selling, and transporting of Africans for work in the Americas.
  • Apr 16, 1521

    Cortez Conquers the Aztecs

    Cortez Conquers the Aztecs He killed many Aztecs He wanted to gain more power and find gold to become rich.
  • Jul 16, 1543

    Copernicus introduces heliocentric theory

    Copernicus introduces heliocentric theory He said that the sun was in the center of the universe motionless with all other planets revolving around it
  • English settle in jamestown

    English settle in jamestown it was the first permanent English settlement in the United States. It was the capital of the colony for 83 years from 1616 until 1699.
  • Louis XIV begins his reign

    Louis XIV begins his reign Louis began his rule of France in 1661 after the death of his chief minister, the Italian Cardinal Mazarin.
  • Peter The Great of Russia begins his reign

    Peter The Great of Russia begins his reign
    Ruled the Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire from May 7th 1682 until his death, he made the empire increase in size greatly.
  • Glorious revolution in England

    Glorious revolution in England
    The Glorious Revolution is the name of the overthrow of King James II of England. William of Orange became king eventully.
  • Invention of the guillotine

    Invention of the guillotine
    The guillotine was used to chop peopoles heads off. it was consitered a humane way to kill someone because they felt no pain.
  • Storming of Bastille

    Storming of Bastille
    During the French revolution the 3rd estate killed everyone in sight. They then forced the sighning of the tennis court oath.
  • French revolution begins

    French revolution begins
    The 3rd estate wanted more equality so they stormed the Bastille and forced the 1st estate to sign the tennis court oath for more equal rights.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 of the 577 members from the Third Estate.
  • Napoleon conquers most of Europe

    Napoleon conquers most of Europe
    He was very smart with military plans. He was exiled but came back and ruled again. he eventully lost a battke ad was exiled and died of stomach cancer.