Transition Modern World

Timeline created by perodriguez
  • 1347

    Black Death hits Europe

    Black Death hits Europe
    A disease that spread very quickly. Killed millions of people throughout Europe
  • 1440

    Printing Press

    Printing Press
    Created by Johannes Gutenberg to make newspapers and books. It made ideas spread quickly and it made technology go further
  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus came to America

    Christopher Columbus came to America
    The discovery of America is very important to the world because of its impact today.
  • 1503

    Mona Lisa

    Mona Lisa
    Renassaince art created by Leonardo Da Vinci. It is one of the greatest paintings and it has a mystery in the painting.
  • 1509

    School of Athens

    School of Athens
    Renassaince art created by Raphael. One of Raphael's greatest paintings that showed many great figures.
  • 1517

    Luther's 95 Theses

    Luther's 95 Theses
    Created by Martin Luther to question indulgences. Martin Luther was the first to question the Catholic Church
  • 1534

    Anglican Church was created

    Anglican Church was created
    Created by Henry VIII because he didn't agree with the Catholic Church. People were able to get divorced.
  • 1543

    Nicolaus Copernicus developed heliocentric theory

    Nicolaus Copernicus developed heliocentric theory
    Copernicus came up with the theory that the sun is the center of the solar system and the Earth revolves around it. Went against the church's beliefs
  • Galileo's Telescope

    Galileo's Telescope
    One of Galileo's greatest inventions he made. It changed how people could see the solar system
  • Newton developed the theories of gravitation

    Newton developed the theories of gravitation
    Laws of motion were created. Three physical laws that, together, laid the foundation for classical mechanics.
  • Voltaire's Letters on the English Nation

    Voltaire's Letters on the English Nation
    Series of essays written by Voltaire based on his experiences living in England between 1726 and 1729