World History B2

By Isonste
  • Jan 1, 1096

    Crusades are fought

    Crusades are fought
    A war between Christains and Muslims over Holy Land. 1096-1291 almost 200 years passed about the crusades
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Renaissance begins

    Renaissance begins
    started in the 14th century. it was a cultural and artistic age. MAny famous painters were made and the medici family were the wealthiest
  • Jan 1, 1337

    100 years war begins

    100 years war begins
    Started in 1337 and ended in 1453. total of 116 years. with the french being the victor. War between english and french. Not a continous war.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    Black Death

    Black Death
    Killed 1/3 european population. Fleas on rats. The deadlist disease in world histrory
  • Jan 1, 1368

    Ming Dynasty in China

    Ming Dynasty in China
    There reign lasted from 1368-1644. Ruiling dynasty for 276 years.
    They were an aboslute monarch. had over 160,000,000 people
  • Jan 1, 1405

    Voyages of Zheng He

    Voyages of Zheng He
    1405-1433. A chinese muslim admiral. led seven voyages around the indian ocean. sailed with huge fleets as many as 300 ships. He presented gifts from china and in return several foreign leaders sent tribute to chinas emporer.
  • Jan 1, 1431

    Joan of Arc burned on stake.

    Joan of Arc burned on stake.
    Joan of arc getting burned on a stake. She was a political pawn between the British and English. 19 years old. Became a saint in 1920
  • Jan 1, 1453

    Ottomans conquer Constantinople

    Ottomans conquer Constantinople
    led major land and sea assualt agaisnt constantinopie. the surge lasted about 2 months before constantinopie fell.
  • Sep 5, 1455

    Johannes Gutenberg - Printing Press

    Johannes Gutenberg - Printing Press
    First made in 1439. The first book he made was the bible. over 180 copies made. they used oil base ink.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    1st voyage of columbus

    1st voyage of columbus
    There were three ships. The Nina, The Pinta and the Santa Maria. He sailed to America. Sailed for nearly a month before finding land. Found land on october 12
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Jews, gypsies and moors expelled from spain

    Jews, gypsies and moors expelled from spain
    Thousands of died trying to reach saftey. During expulsion, many were thrown into the ocean after being charged fees.
  • Jan 1, 1497

    Da Gama lands in India

    Da Gama lands in India
    Stopped at several african ports. Journey took more than 10 months. It caused great exciment to the portuguese.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Slave trade across atlantic

    Slave trade across atlantic
    Shortage of labor led to this. millions were forcibly taken. Most came from west africa Others were kidnapped
  • Jan 1, 1501

    Safavid Empire

    Safavid Empire
    Persian Muslims called Safavids. Soon came into conflict with the ottomans. 14 year old boy named esmail founded the empire.
  • Jan 1, 1502

    Naming of the "new world"

    Naming of the "new world"
    found by christopher columbus. There were three ships. The nina, pinta and santa maria. Sailing from spain it was 2 month journey.
  • Jan 1, 1503

    Da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa

    Da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa
    thought to be a potrait of Lisa Gherardini. A cutural masterpiece.
    capture the complexity of the human spirit with a mysterious smile
  • Jan 1, 1508

    Michaelangelo begins painting Sistine Chapel

    Michaelangelo begins painting Sistine Chapel
    took 4 years to make. Vivid paintings of the bible. A new direction in art. Beggening of renassance.
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Martin Luther post 95 theses

    Martin Luther post 95 theses
    Wrote a 95 thesis also known as Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences it was a list of questions and propositions for debate. he then nailed a copy of it to the Wittenberg Castle Church
  • Sep 19, 1519

    Magellan starts his "around the world" trip

    Magellan starts his "around the world" trip
    Took nearly 3 years. There were five ships. Only one ship made it back. First person to sail around the world completely
  • Jan 1, 1526

    Mughal Empire begins

    Mughal Empire begins
    Known for their wealth and power. The muslims took control of india making this empire. reigned as indias first muslim empire
  • Sep 19, 1532

    Pizzaro invades the Inca empire

    Pizzaro invades the Inca empire
    He demanded that they accepted christianity. He gave them gold and silver instead but still deheaded him. they destroyed the inca empire
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Henry VIII founds angelican church

    Henry VIII founds angelican church
    Henry established this church becaus he did not want a rebilous church on his hands. had no problem with a system that conferred great wealth and authority upon its leader. He just wanted that leader to be him.
  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus publishes heliocentric theory

    Copernicus publishes heliocentric theory
    Theory that the earth revolves around the sun. First scientitst to complete model of the solar system that combined physics, astronomy and mathematics. Did not publish his conclusions in his most famous book because he knew the his work contradicted the church
  • Jan 1, 1545

    Council of Trent

    Council of Trent
    One of the most important councils for the roman catholic chruches. One of the main starts of the counter-reformation.
  • Jan 16, 1556

    Phillip 2 rules spain

    Phillip 2 rules spain
    He rules for 42 years. Spanish empire attained its greatest power, extent, and influence from his reign. wanted to spread the roman catholic faith and conquer england.
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Elizabeth 1 becomes queen of england

    Elizabeth 1 becomes queen of england
    queen for 45 years.
  • Age of enlightenment

    Age of enlightenment
    was a cultural movement of intellectuals beginning in late 17th-century Europe emphasizing reason and individualism rather than tradition. Its purpose was to reform society using reason, to challenge ideas grounded in tradition and faith, and to advance knowledge through the scientific method.
  • Jamestown colony in virgina founded

    Jamestown colony in virgina founded
    The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. Abondend briefly 1610 and again in 1699.
  • Louis XIV becomes king of France

    Louis XIV becomes king of France
    Ruled france for 72 years. Wanted fame for himself and glory for france. His reign had a long lasting impact on france positive and negative. King at 18.
  • Qing dynasty in china begin

    Qing dynasty in china begin
    Lasting untill 1912 qing dynasty was one of the longest running and greatest dynastys. An absolute monarch. 100,000,000 of millions in population.
  • Peter 1 becomes Czar

    Peter 1 becomes Czar
    At the age of 17 peter removed his sister from the throne and took power himself. His first attack was an disaster. So he made his navy bigger and won the next battle.
  • Catherine the great rules russia

    Catherine the great rules russia
    married to czar peter 3.saw herself as a true succusesor. German princess who came to russia to marry a grandon of peter the great.
  • U.S Constitution is ratified

    U.S Constitution is ratified
    The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended twenty-seven times.
  • French Revolution begins

    French Revolution begins
    There were three estates and non eof them were happy. No one factor was directly responsible for the French Revolution. Years of feudal oppression and fiscal mismanagement contributed to a French society that was ripe for revolt. Napoleon led the french at this time
  • Reign of Terror begins

    Reign of Terror begins
    The reign of terror was a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the French Revolution, incited by conflict between rival political factions, the Girondins and the Jacobins, and marked by mass executions of "enemies of the revolution" The death toll ranged in the tens of thousands. 16,594 excueted by gullotine.
  • Napoleon becomes Emporer

    Napoleon becomes Emporer
    He ruled for 10 years. In July 1793, Bonaparte published a pro-republican pamphlet. On 24 August 1799, he took advantage of the temporary departure of British ships from French coastal ports and set sail for France. In 1800, Bonaparte and his troops crossed the Alps into Italy
  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo

    Napoleon defeated at Waterloo
    British troops led by Duke of Wellington. Heavy rain delayed battle. Prussia came to british aid. Casual ties totaled about 50,000 men
  • Tokugawa Shogunate ends

    Tokugawa Shogunate ends
    It is the final era of japanese government. It end propelled japan into the modern era. Started in 1603.