Vaughn Rogers

By VaughnR
  • 1299

    A Sublime Empire

    The Ottoman empire was a very large and successful empire throughout history. They expanded rapidly and was one of the most successful empires in the time period. The Ottoman Empire started growing in 1299, It would
    influence the world until 1922. That’s is 623 years of influence.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Colombian Exchange

    The Columbian exchange started in 1492, and it was a connection between the new and old world. It was extremely important because it connected the two worlds and allowed for trade between the two.
  • 1500

    Capture of Astrakhan

    The main motive of capturing Astrakhan was to control key trade routes. It also allowed Russia to project
    its power into the Caucasus and Central Asia.
  • 1541

    Heliocentric model of the solar system

    Copernicus proposed a heliocentric model of the solar system saying that the sun was the center instead of the earth. This idea was met with lots of resistance at the time because it went against what the church said. This was a revolutionary idea for the future of science.
  • 1552

    Capture of Kazan

    The primary motive to capture Kazan was religious. There was also a strategic motive by it was mostly driven by religion. Ivan the terrible believed
    that capturing Kazan would bring the Tatar Muslim population under Russian Orthodox influence.
  • The Transatlantic Slave trade

    The Transatlantic Slave trade is called the African Holocaust by many scholars because of how inhumane and horrible it was. Thousands and thousands of Africans were taken and put into slavery and it was all justified by religion. Conditions on the ships that took the African people were so harsh that 15 percent of them would die during the two-to-three-month journey.
  • Race and Coerced Labor

    Enslaved people of African descent were legally considered property throughout the Americas. Many of those who were enslaved tried to obtain their freedom. European people at the top of the triangle were treated well while people of African descent were treated very bad and as property.
  • English Civil War

    The english civil war happened because of conflict over monarchy and the rights of the parliament. Many battles were fought between the two sides, however the parliamentarians ultimately claimed victory.
  • John Locke Elightenment

    John Locke's idea equality was extremely revolutionary at the time. He believed that humans should be treated with equality and fairness. Another revolutionary idea he had was people deciding the government. It was a idea of democracy in that time.
  • 1700-1800's revolutions

    There were several revolutions that really effected the world in the 1700-1800s. Some of the revolutions that happened were the American War of Independence, the French Revolution, theHaitian Revolution, and revolutions of Latin America. All of these revolutions happened between 1775 and 1825
  • The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment was a time for the english were people were starting to come up with ideas of equality and rights. It stemmed political revolutions within the english rule.
  • Russia claiming Alaska

    Russia's motive to take Alaska was the fur trade of otters. Russia lay claim to Alaska in 1741.
  • American revolution

    The American revolution happened because the 13 colonies wanted freedom and independence from Britain rule. The colonies protested and were willing to fight back against britain and ultimately won in their attempts.
  • Capture of Crimea

    Russia's annexation of Crimea happened in 1783. The motive for this was control over the black sea region.
  • French Revolution

    The flawed class system in France created inequality that led to tension in France. France was also in debt after helping with the American revolution. All these instabilities within France led to the french revolution led by those who had been treated unfairly.
  • Haitian Revolution

    The Haitian Revolution was a conflict between the Haitian slaves and the british and french colonists. They were fighting for freedom and were willing to use violence.
  • Yaa Asantewaa, Queen Mother of Ejisu

    Yaa Asantewaa was born in the 1830's. Yaa Asantewaa was technically the Queen Mother of Ejisu. Theoretically, the Ohemaa was a co-ruler with the king. She had her own court
  • The Peruvian war of independence

    Peru wanted independence from Spain. They fought for their independence and achieved it in 1826
  • Mexican Revolution

    The Indians and mestizos played the leading role in the Mexican Revolution. They marched and demanded a end to slavery.