Ottomans defeated Constantinople allowing them to have full control of the Balkans
Columbus sails from Spain with 3 ships : the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
The Pope gave Spain the western hemisphere and Portugal the eastern hemisphere with the exceptions of the Philippines and Brazil
First slaves in America from Africa
Martin Luther nails his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church. This started the Reformation and the Protestant religion.
Started with the 95 Theses and ended with the 30 years' war. Reformers questioned the Catholic Church's ability to define Christian practice.
Cortes conquers Tenochtitlán and executes Aztec ruler. He claims Mexico for Spain.
Allowed for development of physics, calculus, and astronomy. Started with Copernicus and ended with Newton.
Led to the unification of Japan, began the Tokugawa rule.
Gained territory in India and traded spices with Dutch, French, and British
War between Christians and Protestants that involved some of the great European powers.
He was the last absolute ruler of France.
Philosophical and political movement, led to American and French Revolution. Wanted to inform the public on ideals such as tolerance and separating church and state.
The Battle of Vienna was fought between the Ottomans and various powers for control of Vienna.