WHAP Periods 4 -6

Periods & Marker Events

Period 4

1450 - 1750

Columbus lands on Hispaniola

1492

Industrialization begins in Britain

1750

Period 5

1751 - 1900

ACTUALLY STARTS AT 1750

Boxer Rebellion

1900

Period 6

1901 - Present

ACTUALLY STARTS AT 1900

WW1 Begins

1914

WW2 Begins

1939

Hitler comes to power in 1933

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Asia

Ming

1449 - 1644

BEGINS IN 1368

Qing

1646 - 1912

ACTUALLY BEGINS IN 1644

Meiji Restoration

1868

Russo-Japanese War

1904

Repub.

1913 - 1949

Republic of China - BEGINS IN 1912

People's Republic of China

1950 - Present

BEGINS IN 1949

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India

Mughal Empire

1526 - 1857

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Africa

Scramble for Africa

1884

Date = Berlin Conference

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Middle East

Ottoman Empire

1450 - 1923

ACTUALLY BEGAN IN 1299

Safavids

1501 - 1722

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Europe

Jews expelled from Spain

1492

Can be considered when religious tolerance ended in Spain because they no longer had to tolerate Muslims in Spain and kicked out Jews, also demonstrated intolerance on the Natives in the Americas

Reconquista complete

1492

The final Muslim kingdom in Spain (can be considered when Spain was religiously tolerant) is defeated)

Spanish Century

1500 - 1509

Decline in the 1600s

Martin Luther's 95 Theses Published

1517

Marks the beginning of the Protestant Reformation

Enlightenment begins ( ~1700s)

1700

War of Spanish Succession

1705

Other countries fight over the Spanish throne, who will take it

Significance: the first world war (fought in the Americas, Indian Ocean, etc.)

French Revolution

1789

Napoleonic Wars

1803

Italian & German Unification

1871

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Americas

Conquest of Aztecs (Cortez) and Inca (Pizarro)

1525

American Revolution

1775

Pearl Harbor attcak

1941

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Changes/Continuities

Regional Trade

1445 - 1450

BEFORE 1450

Transoceanic Trade and Sig. Pop. Growth

1451 - 2100

Transoceanic = pacific & atlantic

Slave Trade

1600 - 1800