Unit 3 1450CE to 1750CE Mueggenborg

  • Period: Apr 26, 1394 to Apr 26, 1460

    Henry the Navigator

    Portuguese prince who promoted the srudy of navigation and directed voyages of exploration down the westen coast.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1451 to Apr 26, 1506


    Genoese mariner who in the service of Spain led expeditions across the Atlantic. establishing contact between the peoples of the Americas and the Old World and the opening way to Spanish conquest and colonization.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1460 to Apr 26, 1524

    da Gama

    Portuguese explorer. In 1497-1498 he led the first naval expedition from Europe to sail to INdia, opening an important commercial sea route.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1478 to Apr 26, 1541


    Spanish explorer who led the conquest of the Inca Empire of Peru.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1480 to Apr 26, 1521


    Portuguese navigator who led the Spanish exploration of 1519-1522 that was the first to sail around the world.
  • Period: Feb 23, 1483 to Jan 5, 1531


    A military adventurer who laid the basis for the Mughal Empire, he did this by conquering nearby regions until 1526.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1485 to Apr 26, 1547


    Cortes was a Spanish explorer and conquistador whol led the conquest of Axtec Mexico in 1519-1521 for Spain.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1492 to

    Columbian Exchange

    The exchange of plants, animals. disease, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages
  • Period: Apr 26, 1500 to

    Scientific Revolution

    The intellectual movement in Europe, initially associated with planetary motion and other aspects of physics, that by the seventeenth century had laid the groundwork for modern science.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1502 to

    Safavid Empire

    Iranian kingdom established by Ismail, who declared Itan a Shi'te state.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1517 to

    Protestant Refomation

    Religous reform movement within the Latin Christian Church. It resulted in the "protesters" forming several new Christian denominations, including the Lutheran and reformed churches and the church.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1526 to

    Mughal Empire

    Excercising dominion over most of India in the sisxteenth century.
  • Period: Oct 6, 1552 to

    Matteo Ricci

    Matteo was an Italian Jesuit priest. He is known as the " Servant of God" because he is one of the founding figures of the Jusuit China MIssion.
  • Period: Apr 26, 1564 to


    Galileo was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philisopher. Galileo played a major role in the scientific revolution. Galileo invented the telescope.
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    Tokugawa Shogunate

    The last threee shogunates of Japan.
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    Thirty Years War

    The war was caused by a religous conflict between the Protestants and Catholics in the Holy Roman Empire. This involved most of the European countries.
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    Qing Dynasty

    The last imperial dynasty of China whichi was overthrown by revolutionaries during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu.
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    A philosophical movement in eighteenth century, Europe that fostered the belief that one could reform society by discovering rational laws that governed social behavior and that were just as scientific as the laws of physics.
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    Peter the Great

    Russian tsar. He enthusiastically introduced Western languages and technologies to the Russian elite, moving the capital from Moscow to the new city of St. Petersburg.
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    Triangular Trade

    Its a trade between three regions in the Atlantic ocean . The best-known trading in the triangular trade is the slave trade.
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    Catharine the Great

    The Russian Empire grew under Catherines control. Thanks to Catherine, Russia was re-vitalized and was known as one of the great powers.