The Crusades were expeditions to recover the Holy land. There was a conflict between Islam and Christanity.
Sep 25, 1300
The Reniassance was when people wanted to show that they were wealthy. People purchased art literature and it started to change the economy.
Sep 25, 1337
100 years war begins
The 100 years war was a war between France and England. England assumed that they were owners of the crown. France was not aware of this and wanted to take the crown back.
Sep 25, 1347
Black Death Begins in Europe
The blck death was carried by mice and fleas. The peple of Europe didn't know what was causing the plauge. They thought it was God who was punish them for there actions.
Period: Sep 25, 1368 to
Ming Dynasty in China
In the beginning the Ming dynasty was very prosperous. But then it started to fall apart due to the economy.
Period: Sep 25, 1405 to Sep 25, 1433
Voyages of Zheng He
Zheng He went on many voyages. He visited Yemen Iran and the Holy city of Islam Mecca.
Sep 25, 1431
Joan of Arc burned at the Stake
Told by saints to join King of France and reconquer his kingdom. she was caprtured and told captors that the siants made her do it
Sep 25, 1453
Ottomans conquer Constantinople
The fall of the Constantinople marked the end of the Byzantine empire. This occured after a siege by the Ottoman empire.
Sep 25, 1455
Johannes Gutenberg- Printing Press
When Gutenberg invented the printing press it allowed mass production of documents to be printed more quickly. And hand writing scripts was a long process.
Sep 25, 1492
Jews, gypsies and moors expelled from Spain
The reason for Jews, gypsies and moors being expelled from spain is because that they were christain or muslim. But then Spain had some people turn thier religion.
Sep 25, 1492
1st Voyage of Columbus
Columbus wanted to find wealth and the Europeans desired expensive goods. Queen Isabella gave Columbus 3 ships to sail the Nina, Pinta and the Santa Maria.
Sep 25, 1498
Da Gama lands in India
July 7th 1497 Da Gama leaves Lisbon and sets sail for India.He has 4 ships and 170 men. In May 1498 the 4 ships reaches Calicut India.
Period: Sep 25, 1500 to
Slave Trade Across the Atlantic
The europeans needed slaves so they could work thier plantations. The people worked on the plantation for a set period of time in exchange for passage to the Americas from Europe.
Period: Sep 25, 1501 to
The Safavid Empire controlled alot of area when it was regined. The greatest Safavid ruler was Shah Abbas I.
Sep 25, 1502
Naming of the New World
Columbus didn't really name america. The name America came from a name called Amerigo Vespuccio.
Period: Sep 25, 1503 to Sep 25, 1506
Da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa
Nobody really knows why Da vinci painted the Mona Lisa. Some say that he didn't want part with the painting.Later on he sold it to the king of France for four gold crowns.
Sep 25, 1508
Micheangelo begins painting Sistine Chaple
Lorenzo invited Michangleo into his house and paint. Michangelo is a person who could paint anything by just picking up a brush. Later Michelangelo moved to Rome in 1496.
Sep 25, 1517
Martin Luther Posts 95 Theses
Marting Luther was upset about the way the pope was selling indulgences. Indulgences was a way for a person to get rid of there sins. Martin Luther belived only God could forgive sins.
Sep 25, 1519
Magellan starts his "around the world" trip
set sail in 1519 with 5 ships and 250 men. In August 1520 he reached a strait at the southern tip of south America and named it the Strait of Magellan
Sep 25, 1526
Mughal Empire begins
The Mughal empire began by a man named Babur. Babu advanced to Delhi. He conquered Delhi and built his new empire.
Sep 25, 1534
Henry VIII founds Anglican Church
Henry founded the Anglican Chruch because he declared England was no longer under the authority of the Pope. He went out and closed churches, monestaries, convents and land nobles
Sep 25, 1537
Pizarro invades the Inca Empire
Pisarro Invades the Inca Empire bcause he finds out that there is gold and silver there. Since the Incan Empire doesn't have swords
or horses, Pizarro has the advantage.
Sep 26, 1543
Copernicus publishes heliocenric theory
Copernicus was a polish astronomer. He publsihed a book on the revolutions of the heavenly bodies. He also died the same year the book got published.
Period: Sep 26, 1545 to Sep 26, 1563
Council of Trent
The council of Trent was called by pope Paul III. All of the church leaders met to define the church doctrines. They abolished the selling of indulgences.
Period: Sep 26, 1556 to
Phillip II rules Spain
Phillp was married 4 times. Many people belived he lacked in self confiedence. Phillip belived that God put him as ruler of Spain, and that if God didn't make a mistake by putting Phillip as ruler, than niether could Philip.
Sep 26, 1558
Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England
Elizabeth became Queen of England after Mary dies. She was a protestant at heart. she surpassed surpremacy act in 1559.
Age of Enlightenment
The age of Enlightment was a cultral, scientific, and intellectual life centered upon the 18th century. As its core was critical questioning of traditional institutions, customs and morals
Jamestown, colony in Virgina founded
Jamestown was the first english colony in Virgina. Many people died because they didn't know how to survive on thier own. The leader of the colony John Smith was one of the very few people that survived.
Louis XIV becomes King of France
Louis took the throne when he was younger than 5. When he was older Louis wanted to represent all that was good of France.
Qing Dynasty in China begins
At the beginning of the leader wanted to revive the socail economy. By the middle of the 18th century the dynasty had reached a golden age.
Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan
Thomas is known for loving math, and the wonders of matter. The book Leviathan was composed of other people's science work into his book.
Oliver Cromwell rules England
Oliver was a religious man who belived that everybody should live thier lives according to the bible. During his time as head of the government he believed that he should tame the government. He believed that the Irish were going to attack the the english government.
Peter I (the Great) becomes Czar
Peter is credited with getting Russia out of medieval times. Peter invited craftsman, shipbuilders and architects to come to Russia and make it better.
French Revolution begins
King Louis needed money for his financial crisis so he increased the tax. Tension increased and crops were failing which meant shortage of food.
U.S Constitution is Ratified
The US constitution created a strong federal government. 7 states quickly ratified it in quick succession
Reign of Terror begins
The Regin of Terror was a period of violence after the Revolutionary war. The Terror was designed to fight eneimies of the revolution and prevent counter-revelution from gaining ground.
Napoleon becomes Emperor
Napoleon was handed the crown by pope Pius VII. He was the first frenchman to hold the title emperor .
Napoleon defeated at Waterloo
Napolean was a great militay strategiest. But in the beginning of 1812 he began to suffer defeats which wasn't good for his military carrer.
Tokugawa Shogunate ends
Tokugawa had a good empire that thrived. Japan wanted some land but Tokugawa didn't want to give up any land so they got into a war and Japan won.