World History 1450-1815

  • Aug 25, 1096

    Crusades are faught

    Crusades are faught
    Atleast 10 Thousand people joined the Christian army. They faught to take over the Holy Land, known as Palistine. The crusades were durring 1096-1291.
  • Aug 27, 1300

    Renaissance begins

    Renaissance begins
    The Renaissance started around the 1300's. It is a French word for "rebirth". It is the time of rebuilding and re-joining faith with god.
    It is so important because that is what kick started the rise of europe back to normal.
  • Sep 11, 1337

    100 Years War

    100 Years War
    King of England said he was the new King of France. The battle of Slooths is where the English navy came in and destroyed the France navy. Was not just one war, there was many.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    Plague Outbreak Begins

    Plague Outbreak Begins
    Kills 1/3 of Europe's Population. Flea's carried the diease.
  • Sep 11, 1368

    Ming Dynasty

    Ming Dynasty
    Chinese Dynesty that changed the way china was forever. Mongol and Machu dominance. China extended curtural and political on East Asia
    1368-1644
  • Aug 29, 1405

    Voyages of the Zheng He

    Voyages of the Zheng He
    The Zheng He was a voyage from Suzhou to Brunei, Thailand and Southeast Asia, India, the Horn of Africa, and Arabia. The fleet had about 317 ships. It is important becuase they traded goods while they were out at different places. 1405-1433
  • Sep 11, 1431

    Joan of The Arc

    Joan of The Arc
    Joan was burned at stake at the age of 19. She was charged for Hearsey. She became a Saint in 1920. Many believed that she was a good person.
  • Oct 16, 1453

    Ottomans conqure Constantinople

    Ottomans conqure Constantinople
    The Ottomans where lead by a 21-year old Sultan or king. His name was Sultan Mehemed II. It took the Ottomans 53 days to break through the wall.
  • Oct 9, 1455

    Johannes Gutenberg - Printing press

    Johannes Gutenberg - Printing press
    He created the printing press durring the Renissance. It helped spread religion, he was the first person to mass print the Bible, and some other books. It also helped spread the idea of the Renissance.
  • Aug 29, 1492

    1st Voyage of Columbus

    1st Voyage of Columbus
    The first voyage of Christopher Columbus was from 1492 to 1493. They sailed from Spain to the Carribean islands and back to Spain. It was important because that is the time where people discovered new land, or continents.
  • Sep 19, 1492

    Magellan starts "Around The World"

    Magellan starts "Around The World"
    It was important because it was a possible spice trade route if completed. He had 3 or 4 funders. He circumnavigated the oceans.
  • Sep 9, 1497

    Vasco de Gama reaches India

    Vasco de Gama reaches India
    He sailed from England to India. He started his journey in 1497. He was the first European to reach India by taking the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Oct 16, 1500

    Slave trade

    Slave trade
    The African Slave trade all started because the Native Americans that were once slaves all died from multiple things like European dieases. When the slaves were being transported across the Atlantic it was bad conditions. 10-20% of slaves did not make it across becuase they died on the ship.1500-1800
  • Sep 25, 1501

    Safavid Empire

    Safavid Empire
    Turks and Mongolians. Persian customs. Ghengis Khans grandson started this. 1501-1722
  • Oct 9, 1502

    Naming of the New World

    Naming of the New World
    The "New World" also known now days as the Americas. They were named after a guy that discovered the Americas after Columbus, he showed that the Americas were seperate from Asia. His name was Amerigo Vespucci.
  • Sep 29, 1503

    Mona Lisa is painted

    Mona Lisa is painted
    The Mona Lisa is one of the greastest, most written about, most famous, and most sung about piece of art. Da Vinci Painted the Mona Lisa. It took him 4 years to do.
  • Sep 3, 1508

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel
    Michelangelo was one of the most prestigeous painters out there. He painted the Sistine Chapel in only 4 years. It is important because it is a beautiful piece of art.
  • Oct 15, 1517

    95 Theses

    95 Theses
    The 95 Theses is also referred to as disputation of the power and efficacy of indulgences. The 95 Theses are basically 95 complaints about the church. It is a good thing that they were posted because it helped change things forever.
  • Sep 19, 1526

    Mughal Empire

    Mughal Empire
    This Empire is a Persian empire. It covered most of the lower sub continet of India.
  • Sep 25, 1528

    Pizarro invades the Incas

    Pizarro invades the Incas
    Start of the Spanish Conquest. Battle of Cajamarca. 168 soldiers.
  • Sep 25, 1536

    Henry VIII founds Angelican Church

    Henry VIII founds Angelican Church
    Angelican means of England. Seperated from the Catholic church. Created durring the Reign of Elizabeth I.
  • Oct 15, 1543

    Copernicus publishes Heliocentric Theory

    Copernicus publishes Heliocentric Theory
    When Copernicus came up with the Heliocentric Theory many people thought it was weird because he put the sun in the middle of all the planets. Little did they know that he was actually close to being right. It is insane that someone with so little tools could come that close to modeling the solar system.
  • Sep 9, 1545

    Council of Trent

    Council of Trent
    This is where most key statements and clarifications of the Church's doctrine and teachings were made.The Council met for twenty-five sessions between December 13th 1545 and December 4th 1563.The most important Roman Catholic Church's Ecumenical council.
  • Oct 15, 1556

    Philip II of Spain

    Philip II of Spain
    Philip the Second was a very well known man. Some of the things he did was before he became Philil II he was the King of Naples. While he was King of Spain that is when they hit their highest point of influence and power. 1556-1598
  • Oct 16, 1558

    Queen Elizabeth I

    Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen Elizabeth was the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife. Durring her reign there was a flourishment of plays. She was only 2 years and 9 months old when her Mother was executed. 1558-1603
  • Jamestown, colony in Virginia, founded.

    Jamestown, colony in Virginia, founded.
    This is important because it was one of the first colonies to be made on the soil of the Americas. It was also one of the first perminant places that the English settled. It was funded by the Virginia Company of London.
  • Jews, Gypsies, and Moors expelled from Spain

    Jews, Gypsies, and Moors expelled from Spain
    The Muslim Expulsion was when the King of Spain expelled all of the Jews, Gypsies, and Moors from Spain. He wanted them out because he thought it was a sin for them to be there. It is important because it was one of the first time multiple religious groups were kicked out of a country because that country was having a religious clensing.
  • Louis XIV of France

    Louis XIV of France
    Louis XIV was a Monarch and had one of the longest reigns. He ruled France for 72 years and 110 days. He became king at the age of 5.
  • Qing Dynasty

    Qing Dynasty
    The Qing dynasty started in Northeastern China. It was founded by the Jurchen Aisin Gioro clan. The Dynasty lasted until 1912. 1644–1912
  • Thomas Hobbes writed the Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writed the Leviathan
    The Leviathan is about "the war of all against all" and says it could only be avoided by strong undivided government. The Book has 4 Parts to it. Part one; of Man Part two; of Common Wealth, Part three; of Christian Common Wealth, and Part four; of the Kingdom of Darkness.
  • Oliver Cormwell Rules England

    Oliver Cormwell Rules England
    Only was king for 5 years. He was a Puritan. Puritans believed if you worked hard in life you would go to heaven.
  • Peter I becomes Czar

    Peter I becomes Czar
    Emperor of Russia. Reorginized the government and implied Poll taxes. He created a Russian Army and Navy
  • Age of Enlightenment

    Age of Enlightenment
    The age of Enlightenment was what inspired the American and the French revolutions.
  • Catherine the Great- Russia

    Catherine the Great- Russia
    Catherine the Great was the longest woman to rule Russia. She reformed the Government. Also she created a school for women, and made the education system better. 1762-1796
  • US Constitution is ratified

    US Constitution is ratified
    The supreme law of the USA. Sets the frame for the government in the USA. It contained the Bill of Rights which outlined peoples rights to do different things.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    Even though the French Revolution lasted only a year a lot of things happened. One of the huge things that happended was that Monarchy was abolished. Another outcome was the rise of Napoleon Bonaparté.
  • Reign of Terror begins

    Reign of Terror  begins
    Period of Violence. It was durring the French Revolution. The guitene was invented and used a lot.
  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

    Napoleon becomes Emperor
    In 1804 he made himself emperor of the French people. He fought a series of wars called the Napoleonic Wars. First Frenchman to be called a Emperor in a long time.
  • Napoleon defeated @ Waterloo

    Napoleon defeated @ Waterloo
    Waterloo was a battle that was faught in present day Belgium. Over 51,000 people were either killed, captured, or have gone missing. The battle was between Napoleon's army and the 7th Coalition.
  • Tokugawa Shogunate ends

    Tokugawa Shogunate ends
    Tokugawa Shogunate was the last Fuedal Japanese Military Government. They were leaded by internal and external factors. After a period of fighting. Emperor Meji took control of the country.