During the Ming Dynasty, now known as China, began to flourish. Many standards were established such as literacy, government and more. This region began trading with other nations and developed its economy and quality of life.
Age of Exploration
1400 - 1600
When powerful European nations began to explore beyond their borders to conquer and find new ways to become wealthy. This was the beginning of global exploration and interconnectedness.
The Fall of Constantinople
1453 - February 22, 1453
This was the capital of the very powerful Byzantine empire so when Constantinople fell, it was the end of the Byzantine empire. The empire had lasted over a hundred years. Due to frequent evasions and wars by the Ottomans, they became weak and collapsed.
1473 - 1543
The mathematician that created the model in which the earth revolves around the sun rather than the formally believed opposite. He published a book that theorized such idea and debunked the churches. He caused a lot of controversy however made a large impact in the scientific world.
1500 - 1700
The Scientific Revolution was a time where high thinking people began to explore and understand the world around them using logic, science and math. This was a revision of mentality caused a shift from formally sacred ideas to secular beliefs.
Pizzaro's Conquer of Peru
1530 - 1533
Francisco Pizzaro was a notable explorer of South America. He went along the continent to find its inhabitants and claim it for Spain. He also claimed some of the many powerful South American empires and Spain's territory grew.
1600 - 1750
an intellectual movement of the late 17th and 18th centuries pushing people to use reason and individualism rather than tradition. Many philosophers came from this era, teaching logical way to govern, live and rule. Many of these philosophies are used in many governments and places.
Queen Ana Nzinga
1624 - 1663
The former queen of modern Angola. She fought against the Portuguese for freedom against colonization. She was able to uphold power and had powerful military tactics.
The Finding of Cape Town
1652 - 1700
Cape Town was found by a Portuguese explorer. Cape town is a significant city in modern times, it also was a special trading port and was occupied with many europeans.
Correos de Chile
This postal service was founded approximately 260 years ago. It was a form of communication and transfer of information from near and far.