Unit 8 - , Europe Enters the Modern Age period 4, Miedema Kennedy

  • 300

    Camels were First Brought to the Sahara

  • 300

    Classic Mayan Civilization Began

  • 476

    The Fall of Rome

  • 500

    The Byzantine Empire begins

  • 500

    The Ghana Empire Began

  • 552

    Buddhhism was Introduced to Japan

  • Jan 1, 604

    The Seventeen Article Constitution Began

  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad Became a Prophet of Islam

  • Jan 1, 651

    The First Official Edition of the Qur'an was Written

  • Jan 1, 700

    Traders Brought Islam to West Africa

  • Jan 1, 710

    Nara became the capital of Japan

  • Jan 1, 750

    Bookmaking Began to Spread to the Qur'an

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Feudalism begins

  • Jan 1, 1000

    The Tale of Genji, the first novel, was written

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Moveable type was invented in China

  • Jan 1, 1054

    Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches split

  • Jan 1, 1065

    Song Dynasty began civil service exams

  • Jan 1, 1085

    The Reconquista Began in Toledo

  • Jan 1, 1096

    First Crusade Began

  • Jan 1, 1099

    The First Crusade Ended

  • Jan 1, 1146

    The Second Crusade Began

  • Jan 1, 1148

    The Second Crusade Ended

  • Jan 1, 1185

    The Heian Period Ended

  • Jan 1, 1189

    The Third Crusade Began

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The era of the samurai began

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The First Shogun Came to Power

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The Thrid Crusade Ended

  • Jan 1, 1200

    The Incas First Settled in Cuzco

  • Jan 1, 1203

    The Ghana Empire Ended

  • Jun 1, 1215

    Signing of the Magna Carta

  • Jan 1, 1240

    The Mali Empire Began

  • Jan 1, 1250

    Aztecs Arrive in the Valley of Mexico

  • Jan 1, 1258

    The Mongols Destroyed Baghdad

  • Jan 1, 1279

    The Mongols Dynasty began

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Mongol Empire was Weakened

  • Jan 1, 1300

    Humanism Began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Renaissance began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1312

    Mansa Musa was the First Islamic Ruler

  • Jan 1, 1325

    Aztecs Started Building Tenochtitlan

  • Jan 1, 1337

    The Hundred Years’ War begins

  • Jan 1, 1347

    The Bubonic Plague begins in Europe

  • Jan 1, 1350

    Timbuktu Became a Center of Arabic Learning

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Ming Dynasty began

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Mongols Dynasty ended

  • Jan 1, 1400

    The Inquisition Took Place

  • Jan 1, 1405

    Zheng He made his first voyage

  • Jan 1, 1438

    The Incas Began to Create Roads

  • Jan 1, 1450

    Johannes Gutenberg Invented the Printing Press

  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Byzantine Empire ends

  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Hundred Years’ War ends

  • Jan 1, 1460

    The Songhai Empire Began

  • Jan 1, 1469

    The Medici family began to rule Florence

  • Jan 1, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias Began to Sail Around the Tip of Africa

  • Jan 1, 1492

    The Spanish Conquered Granada

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Isabella sent Christopher Columbus to find a sea route to Asia

  • Jan 1, 1498

    Vasco da Gama Began to Sail Around the World

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Post - Classic Mayan Civilization Ended

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Pedro Cabral Began to Sail to Brazil

  • Jan 1, 1500

    The Microscope was Invented

  • Jan 1, 1504

    Michelangelo completed his statue of David

  • Jan 1, 1514

    Copernicus stated that the earth revolves around the sun

  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses

  • Jan 1, 1519

    The Aztec Empire Ended

  • Jan 1, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan Began to Sail Around the World

  • Jan 1, 1520

    Hernan Cortes Destroyed the Aztecs

  • Jan 1, 1524

    Giovanni da Verrazano Landed in North America

  • Jan 1, 1525

    William Tyndale translated the Bible into English

  • Jan 1, 1532

    The Inca Empire Ended

  • Jan 1, 1532

    Francisco Pizarro Destroyed the Incas

  • Jan 1, 1534

    King Henry VIII created Anglicanism

  • Jan 1, 1541

    John Calvin created Calvinism

  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus Stated his Theory of the Heliocentric Universe

  • Jan 1, 1545

    The Council of Trent was formed

  • The Songhai Empire Ended

  • Henry Hudson Began to Try to Find the Northwest Passage

  • Galileo Decided to Build a Telescope

  • The Mali Empire Ended

  • John Cabot Landed in Canada

  • The Thirty Years’ War began

  • The Ming Dynasty ended

  • Peace of Westphalia was signed

  • The Thirty Years’ War ended

  • Newton Published a Book About Gravity

  • The era of the samurai ended

  • Charlemagne’s Christian Empire begins

  • The Tang Dynasty began

  • The Tang Dynasty ended

  • Tang Dynasty recorded a formula for gunpowder

  • Buddhism religion expanded in the Tang Dynasty

  • The Japanese invented kana

  • Prince Shotoku came to power

  • Heian-kyo became the capital of Japan

  • The Heian period began

  • Charlemagne's Christian Empire Ended