The Early Modern Era: 15th Century Through The 18th Century
Founder was Osman Bey and had a very good military. They are well known for the use of gun powder
Spread ideas across Europe and made copies of books faster such as the bible. Made by Johannes Gutenberg
Slaves were traded and were forced to work at plantations.
Tried to discover a trading route Asia but instead landed in Americas with people already living in it. He traded animals, plants, culture and even diseases.
Mission to reach India and open a sea route from Europe to the East
Ivan The Great leads his rebellion to overthrow the Mongols and reunites with the autocratic rule
Set imaginary boundaries for control of "New World"
Schism from the Roman Catholic Church started by Martin Luther and was continued by John Calvin
Protest of Catholic beliefs and supported Protestantism
True leader was Akbar and played a major role in the subcontinent of Asia because of their use of artillery and firearms.
Naval fleet sent by King Philip II
Was lead by John Smith
Longest and most destructive conflicts. Resulted in 8 million casualties.
Armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists
Peter The Great westernizing Russia with his knowledge such as how to build ships from his journey to Europe
Spread of ideas concerning God, reason, nature, and humanity during the 17th and 18th century
Italian explorer and navigator. Known to have "discovered" America
German monk - wrote about indulgences and how church is abusing their power. He started the Protestant Reformation
French lawyer - started Calvinism to spread protestant ideas
Grand Prince of Moscow. Throne at 3 years old. Gave codes of laws and added land and rule justly. Blamed boyars for poisoning his wife so he went against them and killed thousand of families. Killed his oldest son.
Was an absolute monarch and had most of his work done by his prime minister Cardinal Recheliev
Began defeating Caveliers and held King prisoner. Supporter of parliament