1521 Cortez takes over the Aztec's City and ends the Aztecs Empire.
Dutch establishes outposts
An Age of Exploration and Isolation
1368 - 1644
Zheng He's Expeditions
1405 - 1433
China goes into isolation
100 years war
1337 - 1453
Gutenburg improves printing press
This invention leads to a vast improvement in communication and ideas spread even faster
Leonardo da Vinci
1452 - 1519
1475 - 1564
Marriage of the Virgin (Raphael)
1558 - 1603
William Shakespeare born
1857 - 1858
As a result of this the British government takes direct command of India
Timur the Lame
1400 - 1409
successful in crushing Ottoman's power
1453 Mehmed II conquered Constantinople
"give me constantinople"
Selim the Grim takes power
Jahangir and Nur Jahan
Bantu speaking people settle
500 B.C. - 1000 A.D.
Bantu is Kenya's largest language speaking group. Trading posts are set up
Arabs begun settling
Arabs are the second big group of people that start to settle in the land area of Kenya
Vasco de Gama reaches Kenya
Upon Vasco de Gama's arrival Portuguese settlers try to take over the coast and set up trading posts.
The Protugese slaughter and rob cities. Have approximately 23 ships 1500 troops. This ordeal sets back the development of Kenya.
Jomo Kenyatta is born
Jomo Kenyatta's birth is important because he is a important leader of the Kenya land. Without him Kenya would not have gained the level of independence that it has in present day.
Formation of British East African Protectorate.
This protectorate means that the British were protecting the land area that is presently Kenya. This was before Kenya was independent and actually established as a nation.
The East Africa protectorate ends.
The East Africa Protectorate was turned into the colony of Kenya. This was the first step toward Kenya being a fully independent nation. The name Kenya came from the name of the land's highest mountain.
Colonial Secretary establishes white papers.
The white papers establish that African interests in the colony must be more important than anything else, it must be the main priority.
Kenyan African Union Formed
KAU campaigned for African independence.
Kenya is independent
When Kenya gains independence Kenyatta is the Prime Minister.
Tom Mboya assassinated
Tom Mboya was the government minister. His death causes ethnic problems. These problems establish that the Kanu party is the only party who's votes count.
Fish processing plant established
The Norwegian government designed a fish processing plant in Kenya in order to provide jobs to the people. If this plant would not have been established than job opportunities would have not been available for the people.
Bantus fled to Kenya
Thousands of the Bantu people from Somalia back to their first land Kenya. Their fleeting increased the population and brought some original culture back to Kenya.
First experimental AIDS vaccine
March 6, 2001
This vaccine made major strides from the healthcare standpoint of the land. Since AIDS is a very prevalent diseases in this area the vaccine was one step towards prevention.
This flood destroyed the land and washed out lands. This flood caused thousands of people to evacuate from the land. This flood did damage to the land and made Kenya start over in a sense when it came to quality of land.
Kenya is still rebuilding
2014 - 2016
In present day Kenya still suffers from ethnic conflicts. They have been making progress in rebuilding their government and rebuilding the unity of the country. Kenya is also bouncing back from floods and large amounts of pollution that are effecting the land and the people that live there.
The Atlantic World
3rd Quarter Check
Osman I Rule
1299 - 1326
established Ottoman Empire
1300 - 1600
time of cultural/art revolution
Prince Henry founds navigation school
This makes navigation very popular which leads to the opening up of the world and creation of colonies
Mehmed II takes power
Achieved the most dramatic feat in the Ottoman Empire's history. Opened Constantinople to many religious groups.
Columbus lands in the New World
He thought that he was in India but he was actually in North America. More and more people come to this region and establish colonies.
Babur inherits a kingdom
start of Mughal Empire
Cabral claims Brazil for Portugal
There is no gold there, but sugar. Sugar is an important cash crop in Brazil.
America is named after Vespucci
Vespucci sailed the East Coast in 1501. New beginnings and American History starts.
First enslaved Africans arrive in Americas
This is the beginning of a long history of discrimination and struggle for Africans, African Americans, and minorities
Ponce de Leon claims Florida for Spain
This expands Spain's power and territories
1517 - 1600
started with Martin Luther writing 95 theses. Made people change their views of the Catholic faith and new denominations are formed
Cortes lands on the shores of Mexico
He defeats every single empire.
Suleyman the Magnificent (Lawgiver)
1520 - 1566
Amazing military leader and developed a highly structured social organization. After his rule the Ottoman Empire began its slow decline
1556 - 1605
He was a great military and liberal leader. He enhanced the Mughal Empire.
The colonists planned this entire thing because they got bored while waiting for John Rolfe and wanted to leave a major mark in history. That is why they left with all of their things the same way and carved Croatoan and Cro into trees. They wanted to make everyone wonder and then added the closest island to them into the mix to make the possibilities greater.
First permanent English settlement.
thirty years war
1618 - 1648
Religious and territory conflict between Hapsburg and and the Germans
1644 - 1912
Started by the Manchus. Closed country policy is being practiced
Built the Taj Mahal which led to the starvation and suffering of his people.
1658 - 1707
Was a very strict ruler by rigidly enforcing Islamic Law and tried to get rid of all of the gains that were made for Hindus. Drained the empire and it led to decaying and decline of the Mughal Empire
French and Indian War
1754 - 1763
Led to the American Revolution because of money
Robert Clive leads the East India Company against Indian forces in the Battle of Plassey
This win allowed the British East India Company to rule for the next 100 years
1789 - 1815
This caused Europe to be industrialize slower. This put them behind every other country
Toussaint L’Ouverture slave revolt
Leads slaves to rebel against French oppression and this movement leads other people to gain more courage to rebel
Beginning of the industrial revolution
1800 - 1809
The revolution created lots of jobs, increased technology, and raised standard of living.
war of 1812
1812 - 1815
This is the biggest effect on industrialization because Great Britain blocked the US so that they could not trade with other countries. This caused the US to industrialize
Congress of Vienna
1814 - 1815
Four European powers that defeated Napoleon. Met for 8 months trying to establish a new balance of power and fix all of Napoleon's mistakes.
Brazil becomes independent
Dom Pedro agrees to let Brazil be independent and they do so without any rebellions or wars
This is a warning that if European powers try to come in American territory there will be violence to deal with. This keeps the Europeans out
Liverpool to Manchester railroad completed
The completion of these railroads led to thousands of jobs and boosted industrial growth
12 million Chinese people are addicted to opium
This addiction was caused by British merchants smuggled the drugs in. This leads to the Opium War where the Chinese suffered a humiliating loss
1853 - 1856
This war reveals how weak the Ottoman Empire is even though they win the war. This adds to the fall of the Ottoman Empire
Treaty of Kanagawa
Japan opens two ports for the US. This opening leads to the same privileges for more Western powers. This leads to rebellions because not everyone agreed with letting foreigners in.
1884 - 1885
This conference divides Africa and leads to ethnic conflicts that still exist today. These conflicts were made because the Europeans did not think about the many different ethnic groups when dividing
This act eliminated the tariffs on sugar and ultimately made Hawaii suffer because of loss of profit
The Roosevelt Corollary
This gives the United States the right to be an international power. This leads to the US being able to justify U.S. intervention in Latin America
World War I
1914 - 1918
World War 1 used new technologies and types of warfare. It advanced the art of war in general. It put Europe in great debt and took millions of lives. The despair reflects in the literature and art made soon after.