15.2

Indian Ocean

Portuguese representatives arrive on Gold Coast

1482

Columbus brings settlers to Hispaniola on 2nd trip

1493

Arawak rebellion against Spain

1495

Vasco De Gama arrives on Malabar Coast of India

1498

Vasco De Gama attacks Swahili Coast

Approx. 1505

81 ships, 7,000 men

Ottoman attack on Portuguese

1509

Failed

Goa in Gujarat falls to Portuguese, becomes base for west coast attacks

1510

Cuba is conquered by Spain

1511

Portuguese sieze Malacca

1511

Main entepôt of trade in Indian Ocean, Portugese main goal

Hormuz falls to Portuguese

1515

The Island of Borinquen (Puerto Rico) conquered by Spanish

1518

Spanish capture Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan

1521

Incan Ruler Huayana Capac dies in Quito

1525

Pizarro sets off to conquer Inca

1531

Pizarro meets and captures Atalhualpa and the Inca

November 1532

Gujarat gives in, Portuguese build trading post

1535

Ruler Manco Inca leads unsuccessful rebellion

1536

Ottoman second attack on Portuguese

1538

Failed