World History- Block 2

  • Aug 25, 1096

    crusades are fought/first crusdade

    crusades are fought/first crusdade
    It was a war between christians and muslims over Holy Land. This was the first crusade fought. It lasted from 1096 to 1291 with several cursades.
  • Aug 29, 1300

    Renaissance Begins

    Renaissance Begins
    Art changes, a new direction in art begins as well. The black death, starvation and warfare had taken over Europe. Decrease in populatoin allowed farmers to produce more food than needed but food prices did decline.
  • Sep 3, 1337

    100 Years War begins

    100 Years War begins
    Happened between England and France. This was lasted from 116 years. The king of France tried to take over Englands territory.
  • Aug 26, 1347

    Black Death Begins in Europe

    Black Death Begins in Europe
    1/3 of Europeans died. It was carried from rats on trade ships. Increase in power for European kings.
  • Sep 17, 1368

    Ming Dynasty in China

    Ming Dynasty in China
    Yuan Dynasty weakened after Kublai Khan's death in 1279. A peasant named Zhu Yuanzhang and his army overthrew the last mongol emperor. Zhu took the name Hongwu meaning vastly material. Ming means brilliant. Hongwu expanded his power as an emporer. almost a 300 year rule. 1368-1644
  • Sep 29, 1405

    Voyages of Zheng He

    Voyages of Zheng He
    it was during the age of exploration. He was gone from 1405 to 1433 exploring.
  • Sep 3, 1431

    Joan of Arc burned at the stake

    Joan of Arc burned at the stake
    Joan was called "the maid of Orleans". Joan was found guilty from heresy. After her execution she was found innocent.
  • Oct 1, 1453

    Ottomans conquer Constantinople

    Ottomans conquer Constantinople
    it makes the europeans go west. and trade increases. christians are no longer in power because of it.
  • Sep 9, 1455

    Johannes Gutenberg- printing press

    Johannes Gutenberg- printing press
    Johannes Gutenberg created the first printing press in 1455. The first book created was the bible and it was 1282 pages. The printing press helped travel news faster. It was made out of wood and the letters were made out of metal.
  • Sep 15, 1492

    1st voyage of Columbus

    1st voyage of Columbus
    Columbus believed he could sail west around the world from spain to china. when columbus reached an island he thought it was the asians islands known as indies so he called the people there indians. THe spanish hailed columbus as a hero.
  • Oct 15, 1492

    Jews, gypsies, and moors expelled from spain

    Jews, gypsies, and moors expelled from spain
    in 1492 jews were first expelled from spain then in 1500 muslims were to convert to catholic or leave spain. some of them were forced to live in particular harsh places in the city called the ghetto. the ghettos were walled and their agtes closed at certian times each evening. jews that cinverted to catholic stayed in spain and were members of the educated elite.
  • Sep 15, 1498

    Da Gama lands in India

    Da Gama lands in India
    A portuguese explorer that set out to india. da Gama stopped at several afriacan ports where he learned muslim merchants were actively involved in trade. The journey took more than ten months until they reach the city of Calicut in india.
  • Sep 5, 1500

    Copernicus publishes heliocentric theory

    Copernicus publishes heliocentric theory
    Heloicentric theory is that the earth revolves around the sun. The geocentric theory didnt explain the movements of the sun, moon and other planets. The sun is the center of the solar system.
  • Sep 23, 1500

    Slave trade across atlantic

    Slave trade across atlantic
    about 12 million new african americans came to america. african americans were taken from africa and brought to north and south america. the people from africa were brought to america as servants or slaves.
  • Oct 9, 1501

    Safavid Empire

    Safavid Empire
    the Safavid empire lasted from 1501-1722. the empire was basically led by a 14 year old boy when his father died in the fighting of sunni muslims. in 1600 the capital was the worlds most amazing cities. the empire defeated the Uzbeks and gained back land that was lost from the Ottomans.
  • Sep 25, 1502

    naming of the "new world"

    naming of the "new world"
    america was named after Amerigo Vespucci in his honor. amerigo discovered the mainland in 1502.
  • Sep 11, 1503

    Da Vinci paints the "Mona Lisa"

    Da Vinci paints the "Mona Lisa"
    This painting is still being studied and admired today. The painter had over 20,000 documents. He was also a writer, an inventor, and an architect. It captures complexity of human spirit with its mysterious spirit.
  • Aug 27, 1508

    Michelangelo begins painting Sistine Chaple

    Michelangelo begins painting Sistine Chaple
    One of the worlds greatest masterpiece. Very different from art of the Middle Ages, a new direction in art. He climbed a 40- foot ladder to a scaffoding. and another 20 feet to a platform 7 feet beneath the ceiling.
  • Sep 11, 1517

    Martin Luther posts 95 Theses

    Martin Luther posts 95 Theses
    The 95 theses are complaints about the church. It critizied the power of the pope and wealth of church. He says that indulgents are sinful. This stimulates discussion.
  • Sep 9, 1519

    Magellan starts his "around the world" trip

    Magellan starts his "around the world" trip
    He sent out with five different ships with 250 men on them around the world. Magellan reached the Philippines and was killed by natives. Juan Sebastian de Elcano lead the crew after Magellan was killed. In spetember 1522 there were only 18 survivors that lived after going around the world.
  • Oct 9, 1526

    Mughal empire begins

    Mughal empire begins
    after failing to make an empire in central asia, Babur turns to india and defeats the rulers of Delhi. in 1556 Akbar the great takes the throne at age 13. he would do anything to get people to be loyal to him. he even married a nobles daughter so they would be pn his side instead of against him. he did this so the empire wouldnt break down.
  • Sep 29, 1527

    Philip II rules spain

    Philip II rules spain
    He wanted to speard roman catholic faith. Philip also wanted to conquer england. He was married to Queen Mary I of england.
  • Sep 9, 1532

    Pizarro invades the Inca Empire

    Pizarro invades the Inca Empire
    Pizarro hears about the weath the Inca Empire has and now he wants it. Smallpox has killed many of the inca empire including the emperor.
  • Sep 25, 1534

    Henry VIII founds Anglican Chruch

    Henry VIII founds Anglican Chruch
    Henry VIII breaks catholic church. now henry VIII is the head of the church as well his people. he only did this because his marriage would not be annulled so he can marry another lady.
  • Oct 9, 1545

    Counsil of trent

    Counsil of trent
    Pope paul III convened the counsil of trent. they were meeting off and on until 1563. the counsil of trent basically delegates the criticisms made by protestants about catholic practices. the counsil of trent rejected the protestants emphasis on self-discipline and individual faith.
  • Oct 15, 1558

    Elizabeth I becomes queen of england

    Elizabeth I becomes queen of england
    Queen elizabeth restores the church of england and supports for the protestantism. elizabeths first act as a queen was to draft a new supremacy act in 1559. it splits england once again from Rome, elizabeth firmly enstablished the church of england and killed any catholics who plotted to place mary into the throne. paraliament helped herfavor protestantism. she called the parliament into session at least 10 times during her 45 year reign. in 1601 her favorite courtiers was tried and exuctued bec
  • Age of Enlightenment

    Age of Enlightenment
    The age of Enlightenment is also known ad the age of reason. iit started in the 1600's when philophosers began to view reason as the best way to understand the truth. the ideas of the enlightenment inspired educated people throughout europe and beyond that.people gathered together to create new ideas. this lasted until 1792.
  • Jamestown, colony in virginia is founded

    Jamestown, colony in virginia is founded
    the settlers in jamestown looked and hoped to find gold and silver and possibly find a route to the pacific ocean. instead they found marshy ground and impure water. 80 percent of the settlers died during the first winer in the americas. but the colony endured.
  • Louis XIV becomes King of france

    Louis XIV becomes King of france
    He wanted fame for himslef and glory for france. he bacame known ans the sun god. he said the world revolved around him.
  • Qing Dynasty in china begins

    Qing Dynasty in china begins
    Last dynasty in 3,500 years of imperial rule in china. it ended around 1911. china gained prosperous and expanded to its largest size in history during this dynasty.
  • Oliver Cromwell rules England

    Oliver Cromwell rules England
    1653 he was given the title Lord Protector of england, scotland, and ireland. int 1649 charles I was beheaded in front of his own palace when oliver was in power. the house of commons abolished the house of lords and outlawed monarchy while under cromwellls influence.
  • Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathan
    Thomas Hobbes wrote this book about his views about the government. it is about his experience of the voilence and upheaval of the english civil war persuaded him that people were selfish and greedy. people would lead lives that were "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. He beileved that people needed goverenments to impose order.
  • Peter I (the great) become Czar

    Peter I (the great) become Czar
    Peter I removed his sister from the throne at age 17. He wants to mondernize and reform by travelling and bring back the things he learned to russia. During his rule he modernized the calandar and promoted officials based on service instead of social status.
  • Catherine the great ruldes Russia

    Catherine the great ruldes Russia
    wanted to expand russias territory and make russia more european. she had a war with poland because people wanted freedom from russian influence. in 1768 ottoman empire joined polish cause.
  • French revolution begins

    French revolution begins
    the revolution is caused because there were long standing resentments againt the french monarchy fueled anger throughtout france. the souce of the french peoples ill will could be found in the inequal structure of french government and society. a socail and political structure call the old order created inequalities in french society.
  • U.S Constitution is ratified

    U.S Constitution is ratified
    delegates met at a constitutional convention in philadelphia to revise the Articles. but they wrote a new article instead. the US constitution remains the oldest written constitution still in use to this day. the constitution created a federal system of government which means certian powers are held by the federal government and other powers for state government.
  • Reign of terror begins

    Reign of terror begins
    there were a series od accusations, trials, and exucationes that became known as the reign of terror. it created a new wave of fear throughout the country. the reign of terror didnt spare any particular class, occupatopn or gender.
  • Napoleon becomes emperor

    Napoleon becomes emperor
    1793 he forced britich troops out of the port of toulon. he was 5'6 or shorter. in 1799 he for people to turn government over to napoleon and called that the coup d'etat. he caused a war that lasted more than a decade.
  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo

    Napoleon defeated at Waterloo
    A batttle beween the french and the british. The british drove the french army off the field by the end of the day. Casualities totaled about 50,000 men. This was the end of napoleons military career and end of Napoleonic wars.