The Age of Exploration and the Rise of Monarchical States

Events

Hundred Years War

1337 - 1453

Fall of Constantinople

1453

Inquisition and Reconquista

1492

Calvin

1536

publishes first edition of his "Institutes", beginning of spread of protestantism and Calvinism

Elizabeth Tudor rules

1558 - 1603

Dutch East India Company established

1602

Michael Romanov

1603

beginning of Tsarist rule in Russia

Founding of Jamestown

1607

William Harvey

1616

circulation, discovers purpose of heart, veins, and arteries

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

LOOK INTO WHY

Cardinal Richelieu becomes chief finance minister to Louis XIV

1624

mercantilism

Galileo's "Dialogue on the Two Chief Systems of the World"

1632

develops scientific method, heliocentric

Frederick William begins

1640

Prussia's great elector, LOOK INTO

English revolution begins

1642

WHY?

Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector

1653

Restoration of Charles II

1660

Louis XIV begins constructing Versailles

1669

Peter the Great begins

1682

Revocation of Edict of Nantes

1685

Edict of Fontainebleau, Louis XIV, Huguenots could be persecuted by the state

Glorious Revolution

1688

William and Mary

Act of Union

1707

political unification between England and Scotland

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

end of War of Spanish Succession