AP World Ch.1

Americas

Europe

Aristotle

400 bce - 300 bce

Ptolemy

200 - 300

Marco Polo's jounrey

1265 - 1300

Portuguese trading-post empire

1400 - 1600

serfdom ends

1435 - 1465

Renaissance

1453 - 1500

Bartholomew Diaz reaches tip of Africa

1465 - 1500

Vasco da Gama: India

1465 - 1500

Christopher Columbus: America

1465 - 1500

Atlantic Slave Trade

1500 - 1900

Cortes: Aztecs

1500 - 1535

PIzarro: Incans

1500 - 1535

Encomienda System

1500 - 1565

Machiavelli, Erasmus, More

1500 - 1535

Protestant reformation

1500 - 1665

Scientific Revolution

1535 - 1700

Copernicus

1535 - 1565

Elizabeth I rules

1565 - 1600

Shakespeare

1580 - 1620

Kepler

1580 - 1620

New Amsterdam

1600 - 1635

British colonies

1600 - 1635

Virginia Starving time

1600 - 1635

"Don Quixote"

1600 - 1635

East India Companies

1600 - 1800

Galileo

1600 - 1635

Baroque era

1600 - 1765

New York

1635 - 1665

Louis XIV rules

1635 - 1735

Newton

1665 - 1700

Glorious Revolution

1665 - 1700

John Locke

1665 - 1700

China rejects Christianity

1700 - 1800

Enlightenment

1700 - 1800

Voltaire

1735 - 1765

Capitalism starts

1765 - 1800

Asia

Ming dynasty

1365 - 1665

Zheng He sails

1400 - 1435

Wang Yangming

1400 - 1500

Age of the Country at War

1400 - 1600

Confucianists defeat eunuchs

1435 - 1465

Portuguese arrive in China

1500 - 1535

Portugal arrives at Japan

1535 - 1565

Wu Chengen

1565 - 1600

Kabuki theater emerges

1600 - 1700

Tokugawa Ieyasu rules

1600 - 1635

Sakoku

1600 - 1700

Basho

1635 - 1700

Qing dynasty

1635 - 1935

Kangxi rules

1635 - 1735

Summer Palace

1700 - 1800

Xueqin

1700 - 1735

Japan internal trade

1700 - 1800

Qianlong rules

1735 - 1800

Ukiyo-e emerges

1765 - 1800

Africa

Ghana empire

700 - 1300

Swahili city states trade

1000 - 1500

Mali

1200 - 1500

Portugal arrives at Kongo

1465 - 1500

Kongo pushes Euros out

1600 - 1700

Sunni Ali takes throne

1635 - 1665

Dutch Cape Colony

1635 - 1665

Middle East/India

Islamic missionaries!

600 - 800

Sunni/Shiite split

700 - 800

Wahhabi Movement

1235 - 1835

Mansa Musa and Ibn Battuta

1300 - 1400

Tamerlane left power void

1400

Fall of Constantinople

1453

Suleiman rules

1500 - 1565

Safavids

1500 - 1800

Mughals

1500 - 1765

Akbar rules

1535 - 1635

Sikhism emerges

1600 - 1700

Red Fort

1600 - 1700

Aurangzeb rules

1635 - 1735

Ottoman decline

1665 - 1700

Russia/Eastern Europe

Peter the Great rules

1665 - 1735

Frederick the Great rules

1735 - 1765