Age of European Exploration (1450-1750)

Events

Dias Sails Around Africa

1487 - 1488

Columbus Journey to New World

1492 - 1504

Portuguese Conquer Malacca

1511

First Slaves Brought to Americas

1518

Magellan Circumnavigates Globe

1519 - 1522

Spanish Conquest of Mexico

1519 - 1522

Pizarro Conquers Incas

1531 - 1536

Plantation System Develops in Brazil

Approx. 1540 - Approx. 1590

Dutch Establish Port at Batavia

1619

Ashanti Empire

1680 AD - 1902 AD