AP Unit 5

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Voyages of Zheng He

1405 - 1433

Portugal begins slave trade with Africa

1451

Life of Copernicus

1473 - 1543

marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella

1492

Voyages of Columbus

1492 - 1504

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

Battle of Diu

1509

Luther posts 95 Theses

1517

Voyage of Magellan

1519 - 1522

Cortes defeats Aztecs

1519

Pizarro defeats Incas

1533

Henry VIII creates Anglican Church

1534

first stock exchange

1538

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Reign of Elizabeth I

1558 - 1603

sugar cultivation begins in Brazil

1560

Spanish Settle Florida

1565

Spanish capture Manila

1571

Battle of Lepanto

1571

Netherlands win independence

1581

Spanish Armada defeated

1588

founding of Dutch East India Co. (VOC)

1602

Galileo forced to recant

1633

English Civil Wars

1642 - 1651

reign of Louis XIV

1643 - 1715

JJ Rousseau born

1712

Richmond, VA founded

1737

7 Years War

1756 - 1763

Smith published "Wealth of Nations"

1776