World History Levi Fogel

  • Mar 4, 1394

    Prince Henry of Portugal is Born

    Prince Henry of Portugal is Born
    Prince Henry played an important role in Portugeuse exploration. He formed a school of Navigation.
  • Period: Mar 4, 1394 to

    Chapter 19-20

    European Exploration
  • Jul 17, 1402

    Yonglo becomes Ming Emporer

    Yonglo becomes Ming Emporer
    Yonglo was the second emporer of the Ming Emporer.
  • Jul 11, 1405

    Zheng He captains his first voyage.

    Zheng He captains his first voyage.
    Zheng He ran into pirates during his first voyage and defeated them.
  • Jan 10, 1408

    Donatello creates his David statue

    Donatello creates his David statue
    The David statue by Donatello is Donatello's most famous peice of art. He made a statue made of bronze and then made one of marble. David was a major figure in the Bible.
  • Period: Jan 10, 1408 to

    Chapter 17

    The Renissaince starts
  • Jan 10, 1448

    Johan Gutenburg invents the printing press

    Johan Gutenburg invents the printing press
    Johan Gutenburg invents the printing press which started the writing of newspapers, books, and also made it available to make copies of the Bible.
  • May 19, 1453

    The Fall of Constantinople to the Turks

    The Fall of Constantinople to the Turks
    The fall of Constantinople marked the end of the Byzantine Empire which lasted for 935 years. The fall of Constantinople also marked the end of an old religious order.
  • Oct 19, 1453

    The Hundred Years War Ends

    The Hundred Years War Ends
    The Hundred Years War was between England and France over control of France. The Hundred Years War created a military revolution. Producing new weapons and armor.
  • May 10, 1488

    B. Dias reaches Cape of Good Hope

    Bartolomeu Dias was the first Portugeuse explorer to reach the Southern tip of Africa.
  • Jan 2, 1492

    Ferdinand and Isabella end war with Muslims

    Ferdinand and Isabella end war with Muslims
    After they ended the war with the Muslims they supported Christopher Columbus' voyages.
  • Jun 2, 1494

    Spain & Portugal agree to Treaty of Tordesillas

    Spain & Portugal agree to Treaty of Tordesillas
    This set an imaginary line in the Atlantic Ocean which split up Spain from Portugeuse land.
  • May 20, 1498

    Vasco Da Gama lands in India

    Vasco Da Gama lands in India
    Vasco Da Gama was the first Portuguese explorer to reach India.
  • Jan 10, 1503

    Leonardo Da Vinci starts the Mona Lisa

    Leonardo Da Vinci starts the Mona Lisa
    A famous painter named Leonardo Da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa. The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings ever.
  • Feb 10, 1507

    Amerigo Vespucci charts New World coast

    Amerigo Vespucci charts New World coast
    Amerigo Vespucci was the first person to realize that the land that Christopher Columbus discovered wasn't India and that it was a new land. It was named America.
  • Jan 10, 1508

    Michelangelo paints the ceiling of the Sistine Chappel

    Michelangelo paints the ceiling of the Sistine Chappel
    Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel, which is located in the Vatican. Michelangelo painted more than 5,000 square feet of frescoes. Michelangelo painted the frescoes for Pope Julius II.
  • Jan 9, 1509

    Raphael paints School of Athens

    Raphael paints School of Athens
    The School of Athens is a painting which is located in the Vatican's Papal Library.
  • Period: Mar 26, 1512 to

    Chapter 22

  • Mar 27, 1512

    Nicolaus Copernicus begins studying planetary movement

    Nicolaus Copernicus begins studying planetary movement
    Nicolaus Copernicus was the first person to realize that the sun was actually the middle of the universe
  • Jan 10, 1513

    Machiavelli writes The Prince

    Machiavelli writes The Prince
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses

    Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses
    Martin Luther was a major christian. He started the Lutheran religion.
  • Apr 2, 1519

    H. Cortez lands on Mexican coast

    H. Cortez lands on Mexican coast
    H. Cortez was the spanish general who conquered the Aztec Empire which is now located in modern day Mexico.
  • Nov 16, 1532

    F. Pizzaro meets Althualpa

    F. Pizzaro meets Althualpa
    F. Pizzaro was a spanish conquistador who conquered the Incan Empire.
  • Feb 13, 1534

    Jacques Cartier claims land in Canada

    Jacques Cartier claims land in Canada
    Jacques Cartier named the St. Lawrence River, Mont Royal (Montreal), and Quebec.
  • Oct 12, 1537

    Edward VI is born

    Edward VI is born
    Edward VI was the king of England,
  • Sep 27, 1540

    Ignatius of Loyola founds the Jesuit order

    Ignatius of Loyola founds the Jesuit order
    The Jesuit order eventually converted millions to Catholicism.
  • Period: Mar 10, 1550 to

    Chapter 21

  • Jul 19, 1553

    Mary I becomes queen

    Mary I becomes queen
    Mary I was both queen of England and Ireland. Mary I worked on bringing the Catholic religion back to England. She was refered to as "Bloody Mary."
  • Jan 16, 1556

    Philip II becomes king of Spain

    Philip II becomes king of Spain
  • May 15, 1556

    Anne Boleyn was executed

    Anne Boleyn was executed
    Anne Boleyn was queen of England.
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen
    Elizabeth, Mary I's half-sister, inhereted the throne at age 25.
  • Mar 10, 1560

    Ivan the Terrible's "Bad Period" begins

    Ivan the Terrible's "Bad Period" begins
    Ivan the Terrible's bad period began once his love died, Anastasia. Ivan started accusing the boyars of poisoning his wife, so he turned against them. Ivan organized a police force, whose job was to hunt down anyone Ivan thought was involved with the crime.
  • Philip II launches the Spanish Armada

    Philip II launches the Spanish Armada
    The defeat of the Spanish Armada delt a crippling blow to Spains economy. This knocked off Spain as being the most powerful country in Europe.
  • Johannes Kepler mathmatically proves Copernicus and Brahe

    Johannes Kepler mathmatically proves Copernicus and Brahe
    Johannes Keplar proved that Copernicus and Brahe were right about their theories
  • English East India Company is founded.

    English East India Company is founded.
    The company became involved with politics and acted as an agent of British Imperialism in India and Southeast Asia.
  • Dutch East India Company is Founded

    Dutch East India Company is Founded
    The Dutch East India Company helped and protected trade in and around the Indian Ocean.
  • Don Quixote is published

    Don Quixote is published
    The novel is considered the birth of the modern European novel.
  • Henry Hudson is last seen

    Henry Hudson is last seen
    Henry Hudson was last seen when his crew mutinied,
  • William Shakespeare Dies

    William Shakespeare Dies
    William Shakespeare is one of the most well-known poets and authors. He is a big influence in English literature.
  • The Thirty Years' War begins

    The Thirty Years' War begins
    The Thirty Years' War was fought over religion. It was fought by the Hapsburgs armies from Austria and Spain.
  • Cardinal Richelieu becomes ruler of France

    Cardinal Richelieu becomes ruler of France
    Cardinal Richelieu took steps to increase the power of the Bourbon monarchy. First he moved against the Huguenots. Then he weakened the nobles' power.
  • Galileo publishes his many findings in "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems

    Galileo publishes his many findings in "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems
    Galileo proved Aristotle wrong on many different things and got the church to hate him.
  • Rene Decartes lays out his scientific method in Discourse of Method

    Rene Decartes lays out his scientific method in Discourse of Method
    Rene Decartes said that scientists should try to do more experimenting
  • Thomas Hobbes outlines the social contract in Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes outlines the social contract in Leviathan
    One of the philosophes that thought what life would be like with no government. People had to give up some of their rights in order to get protection.
  • New Netherlands becomes New York

    New Netherlands becomes New York
    When the New Netherlands became New York, the English took over New Netherlands and renamed it to New York.
  • Parliment passes Habeas Corpus

    Parliment passes Habeas Corpus
    Habeas corpus put a limit on the monarch's power. Habeas Corpus made it so that kings or queens could not just simply throw a person in jail for no reason, without a trial.
  • La Salle claim Mississippi River for France

    La Salle claim Mississippi River for France
    When La Salle claimed the Mississippi River for France he also claimed the Ohio River Valley.
  • Isaac Newton publishes his laws of gravity in Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

    Isaac Newton publishes his laws of gravity in Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
    It was one of the most important scientific books ever written. Newton believed that God made everything in the universe and the clockmaster set everything in motion.
  • The Glorious Revolution Ends

    The Glorious Revolution Ends
    The Glorious revolution was the overthrowing of James II. William of Orange was sent to overthrow James for the sake of Protestantism.
  • Parliment passes the Bill of Rights

    Parliment passes the Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights set basic rights that every citizen had. These rights include:
    No suspending of Parliment's laws
    No levying taxes without permition of Parliment
  • John Locke justifies rebellion in Two Treatises on Government

    John Locke justifies rebellion in Two Treatises on Government
    When people choose a government, if that government isn't doing its job, the citizens have the right to rebel. Is included in the Constitution.
  • Peter the Great embarks on "The Great Embassy."

    Peter the Great embarks on "The Great Embassy."
    Peter the Great went on "The Great Embassy," a long visit to western Europe. Peter's goal was to learn about European customs and industrial techniques. Peter kept his identity a secret so he could learn about what made western Europe so successful.
  • The War of Spanish Succession Ends

    The War of Spanish Succession Ends
    In 1701, England, Austria, the Dutch Republic, Portugal, and several Italian states joined together against France and Spain. The Treaty of Utrecht enforced Louis's grandson the right to remain king of Spain so long as the thrones of France and Spain were not united.
  • Gabriel Fahrenheit makes the first mercury-in-glass thermometer

    Gabriel Fahrenheit makes the first mercury-in-glass thermometer
    It is still used today.
  • Louis XIV dies

    Louis XIV dies
    Once Louis XIV died in bed in 1715, the whole nation rejoiced because they were tired of the Sun God.
  • Peter the Great sets up the Holy Synod

    Peter the Great sets up the Holy Synod
    Peter the Great brought the Russian Orthodox church under state control. He abolished the office of patriarch, the head of the church. He set up a new group to run the church called the Holy Synod.
  • Maria Theresa takes over rule of Austria

    Maria Theresa takes over rule of Austria
    Maria was one of the first female rulers of this time. Her reign lasted nearly 70 years.
  • Baron von Montesquieu purposed seperation of powers in On the Spirit of Laws

    Baron von Montesquieu purposed seperation of powers in On the Spirit of Laws
    Baron von Montesquieu came up with separation of powers. Separation of powers is a major factor in many governments including the U.S.
  • Denis Diderot publishes the first volumes of his Encyclopedia

    Denis Diderot publishes the first volumes of his Encyclopedia
    The Encyclopedia helped spread ideas of the Enlightenment and are also still used today.
  • Seven Years' War

    Seven Years' War
    The Seven Years' War was the first war that was fought by countries all around the world.
  • Mary Wollenstonecraft is born

    Mary Wollenstonecraft is born
    Mary Wollenstonecraft pushed for women's rights. She argued that women should have equal education as men, because it could help them be a better mother. They were also raising young men.
  • The Seven Years' War Ends

    The Seven Years' War Ends
    The Seven Years' War was fought by almost every major power in Europe. The war was fought in India and North America.
  • The start of the Partition of Poland

    The start of the Partition of Poland
    The Partition of Poland made Poland belong to Prussia.
  • Declaration of Independence is signed

    The Declaration of Independence made the U.S a soveriegn country.
  • Mozart first performs Don Giovanni

    Mozart first performs Don Giovanni
    Mozart first performed Don Giovanni when he was 12 years old. He really opened up the music world and paved way for more incredible composers.
  • First slave revolts in Hispaniola

    First slave revolts in Hispaniola
    The revolution freed a lot of slaves.
  • Beethoven dies

    Beethoven dies
    Ludwig van Beethoven created over 400 compositions and went deaf and still didn't stop composing songs. He also played a big role in music in his time.