Founder was Osman Bey and had a very good military. They are well known for the use of gun powder
Invention of the Printing Press
Spread ideas across Europe and made copies of books faster such as the bible. Made by Johannes Gutenberg
Portuguese Slave Trade
Slaves were traded and were forced to work at plantations.
Columbus First Voyage
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.
Vasca Da Gamas Voyage to India
1460 - 1524
Mission to reach India and open a sea route from Europe to the East
Russians Independence From Mongols
Ivan The Great leads his rebellion to overthrow the Mongols and reunites with the autocratic rule
Treaty of Tordesillas
Set imaginary boundaries for control of "New World"
Martin Luthers 95 Theses
Protest of Catholic beliefs and supported Protestantism
The Protestant Reformation
1517 - 1648
Schism from the Roman Catholic Church started by Martin Luther and was continued by John Calvin
1526 - 1858
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
First British Settlement in US
Was lead by John Smith
30 Years War
1618 - 1648
Longest and most destructive conflicts. Resulted in 8 million casualties.
English Civil War
1642 - 1649
Armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists
1682 - 1725
Peter The Great westernizing Russia with his knowledge such as how to build ships from his journey to Europe
1700 - 1800
Spread of ideas concerning God, reason, nature, and humanity during the 17th and 18th century
Prince Henry The Navigator
1394 - 1460
1451 - 1506
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
1509 - 1564
French lawyer - started Calvinism to spread protestant ideas
Ivan the Terrible
1533 - 1584
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.
King Louis XIV
1643 - 1715
Was an absolute monarch and had most of his work done by his prime minister Cardinal Recheliev
1653 - 1658
Began defeating Caveliers and held King prisoner. Supporter of parliament