Major Events

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Age of Exploration

1400 - 1600

When the Europeans sailed into the new world

Renaissance

1400 - 1600

This period was the rebirth of humanism. Renaissance means rebirth or reconstruction.

Circumnavigation of globe

1519

Ferdinand Magellan starts the first circumnavigation of globe

Baoque period

1600 - 1750

Period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear easily interpreted detail

First Slave trade of America

1619

African slaves brought to North America colony of Jamestown, Virginia

Pilgrims arrive in Plymouth

1620

Pilgrims came on the Mayflower to Massachusetts in the new world

Jews are massacred

1648

1/4 of jews are killed and many survivors move to Jerusalem