Global Timeline


beginning of the Atlantic Slave Trade


~ Forced joury from Africa to middle East, Europe, and the Americas.
~ 12 million Africans shipped across the Atlantic.

Vasco da Gama voyage to india


~ Frist European to discover Indian.
~ Began annual Voyages from Portugal to the Indian Ocean trade.

Russians win independence from Mongols.


~ Ivan the Great leads the rebellion to over throw the Mongols.
~ Also reunites the Russian city-states through autocratic rule.

First Europeans Land in the "New World"


~ Begins Columbian exchange, the of plants, animals, people and diseases between the Europes and the Americans.
~ Italian sailor Christopher Columbus land in the Bahamas, West Indias.
~ Columbus makes the first voyage to the Americas.

Treaty of Tordesillas


~ This was between Castile (the Spanish) and Portugal (Portuguese)
~ Lands west of Brazil was reserved of Spain, while Brazil and lands east of Brazil were for Portugal.
~ Spain and the Portugal sigh Treaty of Tordesillas.

Martin Luther's 95 Theses [1517 CE]


~ Propostion in protecting of Catholic beliefs.
~ Leads to Protestantism.

Anglican Church


~ Began by HenryVIII of England.
~ Part of the Protestant Reformation developed to change papal authority on the issue of divorce.

First British colony settled in North America


~ It's lead by John Smith
~ Tobacco was produced and sent to England, Prosperous in Virginia.
~ Engish found Jamestown.

Samuel de Champlain Claims Quebec for France


~ From 1601 to 1603, he was a geographer for King Henry IV, and then joined François Gravé Du Pont's expedition to Canada in 1603.
~He has made uncanny predictions about the network of lakes and other geographic features of the region.

Christianity banned in Japan


~ Persecution almost complete by the mid 17th century.
~ Wanted to be totally-isolated (Feared foreign intentions)

Charles was forced to call Parliament again


~ He would not imprison subjects without due cause.
~ He would not levy taxes without Parliament consent.
~ He wouldn't house soldiers in private homes.
~ He would not impose martial law in peacetime.

King Charles I of England is executed


~ Was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
~After his succession, Charles quarrelled with the Parliament of England.

Peter the Great Reign


~ Introduced Western technology and culture to Russia.
~ A great battle against the Turks and the Sweden in the great Northern war.

French and Indian War begins


~ The fighting between the French and the British began in 1754, but war was not officially declared until 1756.
~ The French and Natives of North America fought as allies against the British at the start of the French and Indian War.

Reign of King Louis XVI


~ He was executed for treason by guillotine in 1793.
~ He was the king of France form 1774-1792.
~ The Bourbon monarchs preceding the French Revolution of 1789.