Reformation Extra Credit - Kira H

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Abraham moves his family and herds into the "Promised Land" of Canaan

1800 BC

The Promised Land is where Abraham made the first covenant with God.

Death of Socrates

399 BC

Socrates died for sticking to his beliefs, which many others did after.

Julius Caesar's Death

44 BC

Civil War broke out and destroyed the rest of the Roman Republic.

Birth of Jesus

6 BC

Jesus was the Messiah that God had promised to the Jews.

Death of Jesus

29 AD

Jesus' death led to the beginning of Christianity.

Muhammad leaves Mecca on the Hijrah

622 AD

He set a tradition for Muslims to follow every year.

Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by the Pope

800 AD

This event signified unification with German power, and the Church.

The Vikings sak Rome

846 AD

Vikings began to accept Christianity, which spread Christianity.

William the Conqueror invades England

1066 AD

William unified control of the lands, and laid foundation for centralized government.

Christian Crusaders capture the city of Jerusalem in the First Crusade

1099 AD

Muslims lost control of Jerusalem and Christians gained control.

King John of England is forced to sign the Magna Carta

1215 AD

The Magna Carta influenced later sets of laws, for example, The Constitution.

Outbreak of Black Death in Italy

1437 AD

The Black Plague is one of the worst pandemics in human history.

Johann Gutenberg creates a printing press that "Changed the World"

1440 AD

More books were available; The Printing Press increased the European literate population.

The end of The Hundred Years' War

1453 AD

There was a change in the style of warefare in Europe.

Vasco da Gama reaches Calicut

1498 AD

Many resources from India were brought to Europe.

Leonardo da Vinci completes the "Mona Lisa"

1506 AD

The Mona Lisa is still considered one of the greatest artistic masterpieces.

Raphael completes the "School of Athens"

1508 AD

Perspective Art that is demonstrated in this painting is still used today.

Martin Luther posts the 95 Theses

1517 AD

Branches of Christianity that are still practiced today formed because of this.

Francisco Pizarro marched a small force into S. America

1532 AD

Pizarro conquered the Inca civilization and claimed it as Spanish territory.

Japan instituted a "closed-country policy"

1639 AD

Japanese weren't able to gain new ideas or ways for Europe.

Last Day of School at QMS

06/24/2014

The eight graders will have their last day of being middle schoolers.