History

Events

Renaissance Begins

1300

Gutenberg Invents Printing Press

1454 AD

Dias travels around the tip of Africa

1488

Columbus travels to new world

1492

Line of Demarcation

1493

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

Cabot founds Newfoundland

1497

de gama travels to india

1497

Machiavelli writes The Prince

1513

More publishes Utopia

1516

Charles 1 becomes king of Spanish empire

1516

Charles 1 becomes king of Spanish empire

1516

Charles 1 inherits the Spanish empire

1516

Luther posts "95 theses"

1517

Magellan Circumnavigates the Globe

1519 - 1522

Charles 1 inherits the Hapsburg Empire

1519

Diet of Worms

1521

Cortes captures Tenochtitlan

1521

Luther excommunicated

1521

Pizarro captures Inca empire

1532

Henry VIII creates Church of England

1533

Cartier explores St. Lawrence River

1534

Act of Supremacy

1534

Calvin writes The Institutes of Christian Religion

1536

Calvin sets up a theocracy in Geneva

1541

Copernicus writes On the Revolutions on Heavenly Spheres

1543

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Edward VI takes throne in England

1547

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Charles V splits empire and leaves throne

1556

Mary Tudor takes English Throne

1558

Bartholomew Day Massacre

1572

Henry IV takes power in France

1589

Edict of Nantes

1598

Edict of Nantes

1598

Kepler uses math to prove ellipse/heliocentric theory

Approx. 1600

James 1 takes power in England

1603

Jamestown Established/ Settled

1607

Champlain established Quebec

1608

Henry IV assassinated Louis Takes the throne

1610

Plymouth Settled

1620

Cardinal Richelieu apppointed chief minister

1624

Charles 1 takes throne in England

1625

Petition of right signed

1628

Parliament desbandend

1629 - 1640

Galileo tried by Inquistion

1633

Descartes publishes Discourse on Method

1637

English Civil War

1642 - 1649

richelieu dies and mazarin takes position

1642

Louis XIV takes throne

1643

Charles 1 beheaded

1649

Charles II takes the thorne

1660

Mazarin dies and Louis XIV takes complete control

1661

Louis XIV revokes Edict of Nantes

1685

Newton publishes theory on gravity

1687

Glorious Revolution

1688 - 1689

English Bill of Rights

1689

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Treaty of Paris

1763