THE MODERN AGE IN SPAIN

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  • Jan 1, 1400

    THE PEOPLE IN THE 15TH CENTURY

    THE PEOPLE IN THE 15TH CENTURY
    In the 15th century, many people believed that the earth was flat. However, Christopher Colombus was convinced that it was round. He believed that you could arrive in Asia by sailing across the Athlantic Ocean to the west.
  • Jan 1, 1469

    CASTILE AND ARAGON

    CASTILE AND ARAGON
    The marriage, in 1469, of Isabel I and Fernando II, called the catholic kings, united the kindoms of castile and aragon.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    START THE MODERN AGE

    START THE MODERN AGE
    During their reign, thye Canary Island became part of Spain and the conquest of Granada happened in 1492. The same year Christopher Colombus discovered America.
    This marks the begginin of the modern age.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    COLOMBUS REACHES AMERICA

    COLOMBUS REACHES AMERICA
    Two months later, on 12nd October, the expedition reached land. Colombus thought he had arrived in Japan, but in actual fact, he had landed on an island in the caribbean
  • Jan 1, 1500

    THE 16TH CENTURY

    THE 16TH CENTURY
    In the 16th century, spain became a powerful empire, the largest that had ever existed.however, near the end of the following century, this vast empire broke apart. Spain lost its superiority in Europe, and was attacked by other europeans countries.
  • Jan 1, 1516

    THE REIGN OF CARLOS I

    THE REIGN OF CARLOS I
    In 1516 he became the king of spain. However, the early years of his rule were not easy. Frustated by the expanding Lutherans, Carlos I decided to abandon the throne. he divided his empires between his brother and his son, Felipe II.
  • Jan 1, 1580

    THE SPANISH EMPIRE

    THE SPANISH EMPIRE
    In 1580 the emmpire expanded more when the kindom of Portugal came under Spanish rule.
    Each territory in the spanish empire had its own laws and institutions, but they were all ruled by the same king. The king controlled the army, declared war and signed peace treatied, organised institutions and established taxes. However, the king´s power was not absolute.
  • COLOMBUS SET OFF

    COLOMBUS SET OFF
    On 3rd of August in 1792, Colombus set off with three caravels from port of palos de la frontera, in Huelva.