Timeline Project Unit 3 1450 CE to 1750 CE

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  • Period: Jan 1, 1420 to Jan 1, 1460

    Henry the Navigator

    His explorations included the Madeira Islands, rounded Cape Bojador, Cape Blanc, Cap Vert, the Gambia River, and Cape Palmas.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1451 to Jan 1, 1506

    Christopher Columbus

    He was an Italian Spanish navigator. He sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean because he wanted to find an easier route to reach Asia, but instead found America.
  • Period: May 2, 1460 to May 2, 1524

    Vasco Da Gama

    He was a portuguese explorer. He was the first to sail directly from Europe to India during the age of discovery.
  • Period: May 2, 1478 to

    Scientific Revolution

    A period of new ideas, and modern science. It began in Europe towards the end of the Renaissance.
  • Period: May 2, 1478 to May 2, 1541

    Francisco Pizarro

    He was a spanish conquistador. He conquered the Inca Empire, and he's the founder of Lima which was the modern day Republic of Peru. He "discovered" the Incan Empire.
  • Period: May 2, 1480 to May 2, 1521

    Ferdinand Magellan

    A Portuguese Explorer. He was the first explorer to sail from Atlantic to Pacific Ocean. He also was the first to cross the Pacific Ocean. His team was the first to complete a circimnavigation of the Earth.
  • Period: May 2, 1483 to May 2, 1531


    He was a military explorer from Asia. He laid the bases for the Mughl Empire.
  • Period: May 2, 1485 to May 2, 1547

    Hernando Cortes

    He was a Spanish explorer. He as famous for conquering the Aztex Empire in Mexico.
  • Period: May 2, 1500 to

    Columbian Exchange

    A trade of slaves, culture, diseases, and ideas between the Western and Eastern Hemishpheres.
  • Period: May 2, 1500 to

    Safavid Empire

    One of the most significant rulling Emprie of Iran. It made Shia'Islam as the official religion of their country which was a huge turning point in muslim history.
  • Period: May 2, 1500 to

    Atlantic Triangular Slave Trade

    Fish and lumber from New England to West Indies. West Indies to West Africa they took rum, and guns which they traded for slaves.
  • Period: May 2, 1517 to

    Protestat Reformation

    It was the European Christian reform movement that established Protestantism as a branch of Christianity.
  • Period: May 2, 1526 to

    Mughal Empire

    in South Asia. Ruled a large portion of Indian subcontinent.
  • Period: May 2, 1552 to

    Matteo Ricci

    In South Asia, Ruled a large portion of Indian subcontinent.
  • Period: May 2, 1564 to


    He was italian. He played a major role in the scientific revolution. He was called the father of modern science.
  • Apr 30, 1565

    Creation of first colony in the New world

    It was what is now Florida, and it was colinized by the Spanish.
  • Period: to

    Tokuga Shogunate

    Japanese feudal regime. Introduced Neo-Confucianism.
  • Period: to

    The Thirty Years War

    A huge war throughout central Europe. House of Austria (the habsburg) vs. danish, dutch, france, and sweden. It was in Germany. It was also a German Civil War for people for or against the habsburg. It was also a religious war among catholics, lutherans, and calvinists.
  • Period: to

    Qing Dynasty

    The last ruling Dyansty of China. After it ended came the republic of China.
  • Period: to

    Peter the Great

    He ruled the Russian Empire. He had a modernization and expansion policy that made Russia into the Russian Empire,
  • Period: to

    Catherine the Great

    Was empress of Russia because of her husband assasination until her death
  • Period: to


    It was an era which rejected traditional views and was for new ideas and science. It believed to have ended with the French revoloution.
  • Period: to

    French and Indian War

    A series of wars between the British and French. In Europe and spread to North America. The cause was because the British wanted to take over french territory in North America and the fur trade. At the end the peace treaty of 1763 gave the British most of the Franch land in North America.