Renaissance and reformation Ch 17

  • Period: Jan 28, 1350 to

    Chapter 19-20

  • Period: May 13, 1350 to Jan 16, 1550

    Renaissance

  • Mar 4, 1394

    Prince Henry of Portugal is born

    Prince Henry of Portugal is born
    Prince Henry (the founder of the school of navigation) was an important figure of the empire of Portugal in the early days. He would eventually pass down his greatness into later ages and teach those who would change the world in discovery.
  • Jul 17, 1402

    Yongle becomes Ming Emperor

    Yongle becomes Ming Emperor
    yonglo was the emperer who designed the forbidden city and created bejing. During this age things were updating and people were descovering towards more modern life. Yonglo lived during the beginning age of this era and lived during the discovery era.
  • Jul 11, 1405

    Zheng He captains his first voyage

    Zheng He captains his first voyage
    zheng he was the explorer who discovered other land masses outside of china as well as India. In India it was to be a great meeting spot with the Europeans as a trade industry.
  • Oct 13, 1408

    Donatello creates his David statue

    david was a tribute to the bible David and Goliath from Samuel one. Was in front of the cathedral of Florence.
  • Apr 13, 1440

    Johan Gutenberg invents the Printing Press

    Johan Gutenberg invents the Printing Press
    The printing press sped up the process of making books and to use copies of other books else than just righting the original copy.
  • May 29, 1453

    Fall of Constantinople to the Turks

    Fall of Constantinople to the Turks
    The fall marked the end of the Byzantine Empire and the empire was used for more that 1100 years afterwords. Good news for the Byzantine Empire.
  • Oct 6, 1453

    The Hundred Years' War Ends

    The Hundred Years' War Ends
    since England wanted ownership from france, england fought for their land for 100 years but in the end the conflict was resolved.
  • Period: Mar 25, 1460 to

    enlightment/scientific revolution

  • Mar 12, 1488

    B. Dias reaches Cape of Good Hope

    B. Dias reaches Cape of Good Hope
    Dias ventured to find a route to asia the right way by sea trying to go around africa. On 29 of May, 1500 he returned from where he was to continue his journey with longer lasting supplies but his ship hit a storm forcing his ship to sink and they never found the remains of his ship.
  • Aug 26, 1491

    Nicolaus Copernicus begins studying planetary movement

    Nicolaus Copernicus begins studying planetary movement
    He has inspired alot of people interested with space and has moved them forward to learning. His learning did not just prove that we are not the center of the universe, he proved the catholic church and we learned greatly in order to advance our perspective of space.
  • Jan 2, 1492

    Ferdinand and Isabella end war with Muslims

    Ferdinand and Isabella end war with Muslims
    The muslims caused chaos in the past several years but after the Granada war The two Ferdinand and isabella end conflict with the muslims and let them continue on their way.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    C. Columbus spots land in North America

    C. Columbus spots land in North America
    In which Christopher thought he seen the Indonesian islands, he was wrong. After his first voyage he returned as a empire builder he said and a result of bringing a population of spaniards over. It took 16 years until a man of A. Vespucci knew it wasnt Asia and called it a new world. A german mapmaker named it America after him.
  • Jun 7, 1494

    Spain and Portugal agree to Treaty of Tordesillas

    Spain and Portugal agree to Treaty of Tordesillas
    the treaty of tordesillas was an agreement between Spain and Portugal so that they wouldnt fight with each other. Instead helped explore the sea without conflict and basically helped find asia in the end.
  • May 20, 1498

    Vasco da Gama lands in India

    Vasco da Gama lands in India
    he was the first exploror to reach Asia in history by sea as a European. If he got word to china they could set up a trading route for each other on the way so it would be easier for the both of them. Although Vasco da Gama died on the 23 December, 1524 from malaria from the other country, after him returning in terrible shape.
  • Aug 23, 1499

    Amerigo Vespucci charts New World coast

    Amerigo Vespucci charts New World coast
    It was his second that he seemed doubtfull that America was not Indies. But on his third voyage he was certain it wasnt Asia because when he charted the land it looked nothing like Asia and more like a new world.
  • Period: Feb 28, 1500 to

    Absolutism to Revolution

    age of exploration, issues with economy and war.
  • Oct 21, 1503

    Leonardo DaVinci starts the Mona Lisa

    Leonardo DaVinci starts the Mona Lisa
    The beginning of great art and marked a symbol for artists all over the world.
  • Jul 1, 1508

    Michelangelo paints the ceiling of Sistine Chapel

    Michelangelo paints the ceiling of Sistine Chapel
    Was a great symbol of art and known for the sistine chapel. The painting shows for the hard work that a man can do to get something done.
  • Sep 4, 1510

    Raphael paints School of Athens

    Raphael paints School of Athens
    The painting resembled philosophy and another symbol of art during the Renaissance.
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Martin luther posts hid 95 Thesis

    Martin luther posts hid 95 Thesis
    Starting the protastant reformation from the catholic church. It sparked a new meaning in beliefs and told wrong things with the catholic church.
  • Apr 21, 1519

    H. Cortez lands on Mexican coast

    H. Cortez lands on Mexican coast
    A Conquistador that led a group of 600 from spain. He was attracted to mexico for his lust of gold. Although he found other things such as native people and other land masses in which he never seen before
  • Mar 6, 1527

    Peter II inherits Spain

    Peter II inherits Spain
    Philip II was shy, serious, and deeply religious. Philips empire provided him with incredible wealth and he used some what of it on gold mines, silver, and 50,000 soldiers for his army.
  • Jun 16, 1532

    Machiavelli writes the Prince

    Machiavelli writes the Prince
    Machiavelli started a new wave of monarchy through europe that was a deep crisis. Not only in Italy but all through europe it sparked the idea of philosophy through politics.
  • Nov 16, 1532

    F. Pizzaro meets Atahualpa

    F. Pizzaro meets Atahualpa
    Francisco pizzaro on his expedition met the one of the natives leaders didnt except pizzaros suggestions so they faught against them and lost. It was one of the known battles of the spaniards.
  • Sep 5, 1534

    Jacques Cartier claims land in Canada

    Jacques Cartier claims land in Canada
    Jacques Cartier was known greatly for the ownership of canada. He still has his people living in the area in which he owned.
  • May 19, 1536

    Anne Boleyn is executed

    Anne Boleyn is executed
    This event gave a remarkable thought that not only can people that are criminals or people disagree with, but also can royal people can be executed.
  • Oct 12, 1537

    Edward VI is born

    Edward VI is born
    The irony that King Henry VIII wanted a son and killed people and fed his insanity was that he had a child after his death. Even though Edward was a sickly child its still odd to have the heir of the family after death.
  • Sep 17, 1539

    Ignatius of Loyola founds the Jesuit order

    the significance of the jesuits order is it both controlled the missionary order and the religious order to operate colleges.
  • Jan 16, 1547

    Ivan the Terrible (Ivan IV) comes to the throne

    Ivan the Terrible (Ivan IV) comes to the throne
    Ivan the Terrible was a Russian ruler. His name was also Czar meaning the Roman Caesar for his great power. He also had a bad case of paranoia in which he was roaming his castle one night and thought his sone was an intruder and killed him with a blow to the head. His name comes from the different terrible things and amazement he did in battle resulting in his name.
  • Jul 19, 1553

    Mary I becomes Queen

    Mary I was queen but not respected by many by the fact that she tried to get people to follow the church of england and in gruesome ways of order. She was queen for 8 years.
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen

    Elizabeth I is most respected and is named by britain for renassance as the Elizabethian age all because she was not too strict with order and treated her people with respect as herself. She was one of the best queens of England.
  • The battle/defeat of the Spanish Armada

    The battle/defeat of the Spanish Armada
    The Spanish Armada was a attack of Spain and England in the English channel. The Spanish used large caravel ships and the english used small and quick ships with great attacking power. The English won that day and it impacted the Spanish hard.
  • France suggests to the Huguenots the Edict of Nantes

    France suggests to the Huguenots the Edict of Nantes
    The Huguenots were a group of settlers that lived on the borders of France. France wasnt too fond of them and war was a result but the french created a treaty to keep them out of the way and stay in peace with them. The treaty which was signed from Henry resulted in Henry's death in which he was stabbed to death in a caravan.
  • English East India Company is founded

    English East India Company is founded
    through the athoraty of england and the product line, The Joint-stock marcket was owned by england themself and was sold to those as the people they agreed with, owned, or were friends with to trade as in the product trade post. the company fell on june 1, 1874.
  • Dutch East India Company is founded

    Dutch East India Company is founded
    The company in which helped explorors with charting and with the holding of goods and exchange. It was used basically for food items, spices, fur, and other necessities that was owned by the two countries for each other. down fall of the company was on 17 March, 1798. it was owned by the dutch.
  • Henry Hudson is last seen

    Henry Hudson is last seen
    Henry Hudson dissapeared as in looking through river and got lost in the ice.
  • William Shakespeare dies

    William Shakespeare dies
    William Shakespeare was most remembered as the best poet in history and when he died his stories were well remembered. William Shakespeare went down in history.
  • the Thirty Years' War begins

    the Thirty Years' War begins
    the Thirty Years War was the was a conflict over religion, over territory, and for power amoung European ruling families. Some believe there are 2 main phases: the phase of Hapsburg triumphs and the phase of Hapsburg defeats.
  • Galileo publishes his many findings in Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World System

    Galileo publishes his many findings in Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World System
    Galileos book later prooved to the catholic church of astronomical studies in which where wrong and today also helped us understand the same astronomical studies and have a better grasp on it.
  • Rene Descartes lays out his scientific method in Discourse on Method

    The book of the Discourse on Method taught natural science, evolution, and logic. The book was great for scientist's and understanding science.
  • Louis XIV takes control of France

    Louis XIV takes control of France
    Louis XIV was one of the most cruel, self absorbed ruler of France. He accomplished many wars of the future, treated his locals terribly, but was well known for his great fortitude as said.
  • Jean Baptiste Colbert makes France self-sufficient

    Jean Baptiste Colbert makes France self-sufficient
    Jean Baptiste Colbert believed in the theory of mercantilism. To prevent wealth from leaving the country He tried to make France self-sufficient. To expand manufacturing, Colbert gave government funds an dtax benefits to french companies.
  • New Netherlands becomes New York

    New Netherlands becomes New York
    The biggest turning point for becoming a city from when the duke of york persuaded the dutch to surrender and then they did. Making new netherlands new york.
  • La Salle claim Mississippi River for Spain

    La Salle claim Mississippi River for Spain
    La Salle bought the mississippi river for the reasoning of feelling of ownership and expedition.
  • Peter the Great becomes the new czar

    Peter the Great becomes the new czar
    Peter the Great got his name from his great power and his great leader ship in which he led. He was known for modernizing Russia and finding ship routes so they could avoid conflict with Mongolia. Peter the Great was also known for westernization in which he changed Russia so it looked more like Europe.
  • Isaac Newton published his laws of gravity in Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

    Isaac Newton published his laws of gravity in Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
    The book that Isaac published was very usefull for science as well as mathematics. It introduced a new way of math known as calculus. He also introduced other things as geometricy and trigomety but most of mathematics in nature itself.
  • John Locke justifies rebellion in Two Treatises on Government

    John locks Rebellion was used for better government use and more civil rights in government use. We have great government we use everyday but agreements like these makes it better and more commonly used.
  • Peter the Great uses westernization

    Peter the Great uses westernization
    Peter the great went to Europe to study their differences they had from Russia. Peters idea was called westernization and it changed the idea of Modern Russia.
  • Beginning of the War of Spanish Succession

    Beginning of the War of Spanish Succession
    the War of Spanish succession was the battle between the French, Spain. Oddly enough the name doesnt give the battles true winner because the war ended with a treaty from france.
  • Gabriel Fahrenheit makes the first mercury-in-glass thermometer

    Gabriel Fahrenheit makes the first mercury-in-glass thermometer
    Gabriel Fahrenheit made an impact especially in the U.S. and the world be his new invention of the thermometer. It impacts our everyday life and helps us measure the temperture anywhere anytime.
  • Louis XIV dies

    Louis XIV dies
    The day of Louis's death was less than a depressing day but a day of celebration. The cruel years he punished his locals made him regret on what he did to his country.He died a sad man although everyone was happy for his death.
  • Fredrick the Great's reign begins

    Fredrick the Great's reign begins
    Frederick the great was a Prussian who took the throne for help of land gain, increase in economy, and supporting religion. He was successfull for some countries he fought.
  • Frederick the Great begins his reign in Prussia

    Fredrick the Great fought to gain control against Austria, France, and Russia plus other more. He had a good reign and did carve out the nations of east Europe.
  • Maria Theresa Inherits the Austrian Throne

    Maria Theresa Inherits the Austrian Throne
    Maria Theresa was an austrian ruler for 40 years and her greatest enemy was prussa. She also had to fight against Frederick the Great because he wanted her land and he fought with Prussia. She succeeded in the end and Frederick underestimated her power and intelligence.
  • Denis Diderot publishes the first volumes of his Encyclopedia

    the encyclopedia helped us understand the world fully and if we had a question beyong our knowledge all we had to do was look it up. Before the internet and websites that have encyclopedia's in which im looking up right know for this assignment, it would and is awesome.
  • the beginning of the Seven Years War

    the beginning of the Seven Years War
    the seven years war was a battle fought for land gain for the Ohio River valley and is also known as the French and Indian war. The war ended by the signature of a treaty so no one won in the end. It was believed that prussia gained land from different parts of the world but the main winner and got gain was Great Britain.
  • Seven Years' War begins

    Seven Years' War begins
    Or known as the French and Indian war to the british because the french fought for the Ohio river valley and also indonesia. It was a battle over 2 things making it very anxious for the both of them. Niether won because of the treaties that took place but in reality the british won.
  • Cesare Beccaria writes against torture in On Crimes and Punishment

    The written book helped fight against cruel punishment for unknown crime. Today we are more civil and it could be because of Crimes and Punishment. The book tells how we should punish those people and how bad the crime is the worst the punishment.
  • Catherine the Great puts down the serf Rebellion

    or known as the Pugachev's Rebellion, was the fight that revolted Frederick the great and proved that women are very powerful too.
  • Declaration of Independence is signed

    Declaration of Independence is signed
    which was the most important document of the U.S. informing that we are to free from ownership from Britain. It was the greatest thing that happend and promised us freedom.
  • Lord Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown

    Lord Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown
    The surrender of cornwallice was a symbol of defeat of Britain and showed how our country could defeat them and have a chance. This was a very big thing for our country. It also helped us have confidence to think when things are bad they can always get better.
  • Delegates at the Constitutional Convention sign the Constitution

    Delegates at the Constitutional Convention sign the Constitution
    it ordered that all states in equal should be ordered by law and was a great impact for government and politics.
  • Mozart first performs Don Giovanni

    Mozart was one of the greatest performers and started very young, his song inspired alot of musicians.
  • First slave revolts in Hispaniola

    First slave revolts in Hispaniola
    The revolts caused not a big impact on history but showed that it needed to be stopped.