Stephiz Mcmeier

Reformation/Counter Reformation

Habsburg-Valois Wars

1492 - 1559

Martin Luther's 95 Thesis

1517

Spain allows for the import of slave into New World Colonies

1518

Diet of Worms

1521

Henry VIII of England breaks with the Church

1534

John Calvin begins ministry in Geneva

1536

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Mary Tudor re-establishes Catholicism in England

1553 - 1558

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Queen Elizabeth

1558 - 1603

Edict of Nantes

1598

Exploration/Conquest

Columbus lands in Hispanola

december 5 1492

Magellen Circumnavigates the Globe

August 10 1519 - June 9 1522

Cortés Conquers the Mexica Empire

1521

Pizarro Conquers the Inca Empire

1533

Dutch East India Company established

1602

Absolutism

Ivan the Terrible becomes the Tsar of Russia

1547

Thirty Years War Begins

1618

Edict of Restitution issued by Holy Roman Emperor

1629

Louis XIV becomes the King of France

1643

Peace of Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War

1648

Execution of Charles I ends English civil war

1649

Oliver Cromwell institutes military rule in England

1653

Louis XIV moves French court to Versailles

1682

Peter the Great becomes Russian Tzar

1682

Edict of Nantes revoked

1685

Glorious Revolution in England

1688 - 1689

First King of Prussia named

1701

War of the Spanish Succesion begins

1701

Peace of Utrecht

1713

Others

Spain expels 300,000 Muslims

1492

Reign of Suleiman the Magnificent in the Ottoman Empire

1520 - 1566

Michaelangelo begins work on St. Peter's

1546

Michel do Montaigne invents the essay

1580

First Issue of the Gregorian calendar

1582

Hamlet first performed

1600

Johann Sebastian Back is born

1685