Explorer that made great advances in maritime voyaging
Sailed around Cape of Good Hope
First to reach the Americas
Wrote the 95 theses. Believed to have started Protestant Reformation.
Ottomans took over, sacked, pillaged, and raped Constantinople.
Sailed from Europe straight to India
Crossed the Isthmus of Panama into the Pacific.
This is when the Spanish explorer Dias rounded the Cape of Good Hope, opening up ages of Indian Ocean commerce, and bringing Europe into that area.
This began Columbus’ voyages to the Americas and the Spanish fire that was the Reconquista.
First slaves from Africa shipped to America
Protestant reformation begins
Executed leader of the Aztecs
Executes Aztec leader
Soon after Cortez Pizarro ends Inca
decline of ottoman control
British dominance begins to flourish
The Battle of Sekigahara, which marks the Tokugawa rule in Japan and the unification of Japan as a nation.
This was the war between religions and countries in Europe. Catholics and protestants and Hapsburgs and Bourbons duked it out on the battlefield.
He was a powerful King of France and caled the Sun King. He was a good example of an absolute monarch.
These two were great Russian rulers who brought Russia out of the dark ages and Westernized the country.
The ottomans failed siege of Vienna, again, marked a further decline of their influence and power.
This was the finalization of the English Bill of Rights and the Treaty of Nerchinsk, which marked an era of peace in Europe.