Period 4 timeline

Events

Asia

Safavid Empire

1501

Mughal Empire

1526

Spanish takeover Philippines

1565

Matteo Ricci in China

1582 - 1610

British and Dutch East Indian companies established

1601 - 1602

Chinese expansion into inner asia

1680 - 1760

Christian missionary preaching banned in China

1721

Wahhai movement of Islamic reform in Arabia

1740 - 1818

Europe

Ottoman conquest of Constantinople

1453

Luther's 95 Theses

1517

Protestant reformation

Publication of work about a sun-centered universe

1543

30 years war

1618 - 1648

European scientific revolution

1642 - 1727

European enlightenment

1700 - 1799

Africa

First European export of slaves from West Africa

1440 - 1449

Songhay Empire

1463 - 1591

Peak of transatlantic slave trade

1700 - 1799

Americas

Columbus reaches the Americas

1492

Spanish conquest of Aztec empire

1519 - 1521

Spanish conquest of Inca empire

1532 - 1540

Silver shipments from Mexico to Manilla

1570 - 1579

Australia