World History Block 2

  • Aug 25, 1096

    Crusades are fought/First crusade

    Crusades are fought/First crusade
    War between christians and muslims over holy land. Crossbows were used and brought back to Europe. There was a an increase in Euorpean kings because of the nobles that died. 1096-1291
  • Sep 25, 1300

    renaissance begins

    renaissance begins
    Things in society began to change. New directions in art changed. City States came to rise. Humanism was alsot an idea that sprouted during this time
  • Sep 11, 1337

    100 years war

    100 years war
    During the span of the battles, there were big chunks of peace. Between France and England. Most of the war was in Englsh territory.
  • Aug 25, 1347

    Black Death begins in Europe

    Black Death begins in Europe
    Wiped out 1/3 of the European population. Carried by fleas on rats. People said it was a plague sent by God for their sins.
  • Aug 29, 1368

    Ming Dynasty begins in China

    Ming Dynasty begins in China
    Zhu Yuanzhang, took over the last Mongol emporer with the help of his rebel Army. This led Zhu to the finding of the Ming Dynasty. This dynasty lasted 300 years. 1368-1644
  • Sep 11, 1431

    joan of arc

    joan of arc
    Made a saint in 1920. She was martyrd when she was a teen. predicted some battles and their outcomes and how they would be won.
  • Oct 1, 1453

    Ottomans

    Ottomans
    conquer Consantitnople. Ottoman Sutan Mehmed II was the commander. This conquest brought the Roman Empire to an end.
  • Oct 1, 1455

    Johannes Gutenberg

    Johannes Gutenberg
    Created the first lasting printing press. The first book printed off the printing press was the Holy Bible. This sparked mail and books and reading more.
  • Oct 1, 1492

    First Voyage of Christopher Columbus

    First Voyage of Christopher Columbus
    Left Spain on August 3rd, 1492. He had 3 ships, they were the Nina, The Pinta, and The Santa Maria. Brought Natives back to Europe with him.
  • Oct 9, 1498

    Da Gama lands in india

    Da Gama lands in india
    Vasco Da Gama died in 1524. He was the first European to reach Indea by sea. Da Gama was a Portugese explorer.
  • Oct 9, 1500

    Slave Trade

    Slave Trade
    1500-1800 is when the slave trade took place. Slaves brought to Americas from the west of Africa. Very Crowded on the boats.
  • Sep 5, 1501

    Safavid Empire

    Safavid Empire
    Persian Muslims came into conflict with the Ottomans. The founder of the Empire was Esma'il who was a boy at the age of 14. took place 1501 to 1722.
  • Oct 9, 1502

    Naming of the new world

    Naming of the new world
    Amerigo Vespucci is who the new world is named after. He was the first to pick out North and South America. He was born in 1454.
  • Sep 19, 1503

    Da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa

    Da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa
    Original name of painting was "Monna Lisa". Somone threw a stone and damaged the painting. The painting was finished in 1506
  • Sep 29, 1504

    Voyages of Zheng He

    Voyages of Zheng He
    1405-1433 Made China's sea power grow. Zheng He led voyages around the Indian Ocean. He sailed with up to 300 ships.
  • Oct 9, 1508

    Michaelangelo paints Sistine Chapel

    Michaelangelo paints Sistine Chapel
    Michaelangelo was 33 when he started the Sistine Chapel. He painted the Sistine Chapel in a standing position. He hated painting it because it was unconfortable.
  • Sep 19, 1517

    Martin Luther 95 thesis

    Martin Luther 95 thesis
    Martin Luther nailed the 95 thesis to the church castle door for everyone to read. It was written in Latin. Later the 95 thesis was translated into german
  • Oct 15, 1519

    Megellan starts his "Around the world" trip

    Megellan starts his "Around the world" trip
    Magellan was not around for the entire voyage aorund the world. He was killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Phillipenes. However his crew was able to complete the voyage.
  • Sep 25, 1526

    Mughal Empire Begins

    Mughal Empire Begins
    The rulers of Dehli were defeated to find the Mughal Empire. "Mughal" comes from the persian word Mogul. Mughal Empire was known for wealth.
  • Sep 23, 1532

    Pizarro invades the Inca Empire

    Pizarro invades the Inca Empire
    Pizarro wanted the wealth that the Inca Empire had. Small Pox and disease had made the Inca Empire weak which helped Pizarro's case of invading. Killed Althualpa and went on taking over the Inca Empire
  • Oct 15, 1543

    Copernicus publishes Heliocentric Theory

    Copernicus publishes Heliocentric Theory
    This theory placed the sun in the center of the universe. People said before this theory that the Earth was the center of the universe. Copernicus wanted to find a more accurate measurement of the length of a solar year.
  • Oct 15, 1543

    Henry VIII founds Anglican Chrurch

    Henry VIII founds Anglican Chrurch
    This was during the early English Reformation. The Church of England separeted from the Roman Catholic church. Worship the 44 self-governing churches.
  • Sep 9, 1545

    Council of Trent

    Council of Trent
    Was made by Pope Paul III. They looked at criticisms made by protestants about catholic practices. Looked at the abuses that had weekend the catholic church.
  • Sep 15, 1556

    Phillip II rules Spain

    Phillip II rules Spain
    Phillip II was a devout Catholic. He married Queen Mary I of England which meant he could maybe soread catholicism. His wife died before she could give birth. Phillip II wanted to have catholicism in Europe as well. Ended in 1598.
  • Oct 15, 1558

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England
    Queen Elizsbeth ruled from 1558 until death. She was the last monarch of the tudor dynasty. Queen Elizabeth was sometimes called The Virgin Queen.
  • Age of Enlightment

    Age of Enlightment
    this era had to do with scientific thought. It was a revolution in human thought of things like science and skepticism. It was a new way of thinking, and people who thought this way often opposed superstition. Ended in 1792.
  • Jamestown, colony in Virginia is founded

    Jamestown, colony in Virginia is founded
    This was the first permanent English settlement. Group of around 100 people who were called the Virginia Company were the ones who founded Jamestown. It was by the banks of the James River
  • Louis XIV becomes king of France

    Louis XIV becomes king of France
    Reigned from 1643 to death. Was the longest Reign of any Monarch in any major city in European history. 72 years and 110 days is how long he reigned.
  • Quing Dynasty in China begins

    Quing Dynasty in China begins
    The dynasty was from 1644 to 1911. The quing Dynasty was the last one to rule was the last dynasty of 3,500 years in china. This was a time where China grew to its greatest size.
  • Age of Enlightment

    Age of Enlightment
    This was a time when people were inspired with new ideas and reason. People reasoned best ways to understand truth. Everyone thought the problems in the world could be solved by people with education
  • Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon

    Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon
    The book is much about government. The book was written during the civil war. The book is thought to be one of the earliest forms of social contract theory.
  • Oliver Cromwell rules England

    Oliver Cromwell rules England
    Oliver Cromwell was a Puritan and a strong religous person. Cromwell was born in 1599. His rule came to an end in 1658
  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine the Great
    During the her rien, the called the time Russia's Golden Age. Her husband Peter III was assassinated. Her rein was the longest of a female leader in Russia.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    Unequal structure in society caused the French Revolution. At this time of the revolution, France was one of Europes most powerful countries.
  • US constitution is ratified

    US constitution is ratified
    Was ratified ny the necessary nine states in 1788. The US constitution is the shortest and oldest constitution. Written in the Pennsylvania state house.
  • Reign of Terror begins

    Reign of Terror begins
    Many people in France and countries in Europe were worried about the revolution. Countries outside of France decied to form a coalition and go to war against france
  • Atlantic slave trade

    Atlantic slave trade
    When the Americas became short of labor workers, they began making trade with atlantic slave traders. Millions of africans were forced to America. They were captured to go.
  • Napoleon becomes Emporer

    Napoleon becomes Emporer
    Napoleon had troops go to Paris and arrest people who were a part of the National Assembly that were against him. He was elected by the people nationally to be Emporer.
  • Napolean Defeated at Waterloo

    Napolean Defeated at Waterloo
    The army that the French were fighting against was made up of British, Dutch, Belgian, and german soldiers. The battle was lost by the French near Brussels Belgium. Napolean was the leader of the French army