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  • Period:
    1450
    to

    Age of discovery

  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus discovers the Americas

  • Period:
    1500
    to

    Height of Renascence

  • 1517

    Martin Luther posts the 95 Theses

  • Period:
    1517
    to

    Protestant Reformation

  • Period:
    1517
    to

    Scientific Revolution

  • 1518

    Cortes conquers the Aztecs in Mexico

  • 1530

    Calvin creates a new form of Protestantism

  • 1534

    Henry VIII splits from the Catholic Church

  • 1543

    Copernicus creates heliocentric theory

  • 1558

    Elizabeth I creates the Anglican Church

  • Charles II takes power (Restoration)

  • Newton creates the laws of Gravity

  • Period: to

    Enlightenment

  • William and Mary take power (Glorious Revolution)

  • Locke writes the Two Treatises of Government

  • Montesquieu writes the Spirit of Laws

  • Period: to

    Age of Revolutions

  • American Revolution

    1784
  • French Revolution

    1799
  • Reign of Terror

    1794
  • Napoleon takes power

  • Haitian Independence

  • Napoleonic Wars

    1815
  • Father Miguel Hidalgo begins Mexican Revolution

  • Simon Bolivar helps Venezuela with independence

  • Congress of Vienna meets

  • Simon Bolivar helps Peru with independence

  • The U.S. issues the Monroe Doctrine

  • Unification of Germany