The Early Modern World

1450-1750

Empires and Encounters

Constantinople

1453

Ottoman Empire

1470

Mughal Empire

1526 - 1707

Akbar

1556 - 1605

Settler Colonies: Jamestown

1607

Settler Colonies: Quebec

1608

The Great Dying

1616 - 1650

Qing Dynasty Empire

1644 - 1912

Columbian Exchange

1650

Global Commerce

Potosi is Founded

1545

Philippines (Spanish)

1565

Tokugawa Shogunate

1600 - 1850

Religion and Science

Wang Yangmin

1472 - 1529

Copernicus

1473

Protestant Reformation

1517

Catholic Counter-Reformation

1545 - 1563

Taki Onqoy

1560

Jesuits in China

1582

Newton

1642 - 1727

Voltaire

1694 - 1778

European Enlightenment

1700 - 1800

Wahhabi Islam

1703 - 1792