Age of exploration-Janelle Graham

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In History
  • Feb 5, 1420

    Henry were exploring westward into the Atlantic

    Henry were exploring westward into the Atlantic
    Prince Henry gathered many of the best Europes geographers and navigators to plan expedition.
  • Feb 5, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias sailed around the Cape of Good Hope

    Bartolomeu Dias sailed around the Cape of Good Hope
    Although Dias had to turn back he had found the route to the Indian Ocean.
  • Aug 1, 1492

    Christopher columbus left for spain

    Christopher columbus left for spain
    After gaining the favor of the king he was able to get just enough to support the expedtion.
  • Feb 5, 1498

    Vasco Da Gama sailed east ward across Indian Ocean

    Vasco Da Gama sailed east ward across Indian Ocean
    He landed in India he then made a second voyage to india he returned with valuable goods.
  • Feb 10, 1543

    Copernicus published his heliocentric theory

    Though he published the heliocentric theory many people did not care because they could see the earth but could not feel the earth moving.
  • Feb 10, 1543

    Vesalius published a seven-volume book.

    Vesalius published a seven-volume book.
    On the fabric of the human body. This showed drawings on the human body that were extremely detailed.
  • Johannes Kepler confirmed Conpernicus's theory

    Johannes Kepler confirmed Conpernicus's theory
    he used models, observation, and mathematics to test Copernicue's heliocentric theory. Though believeing that some of his ideas were wrong.
  • Galileo published his findings

    Galileo published his findings
    this cauased an uproar many people still believed in the old geocentric theory and thus refused the new theory many church scholars thought that the telescope was an invention of the devil
  • Robert Boyle pioneer chemisrty

    Robert Boyle pioneer chemisrty
    He helped pioneer modern science of chemisrty he also showed that temperature and pressure affect the scape that a gas occupies.
  • Issac Newton published a book buidling on Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo.

    Issac Newton published a book buidling on Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo.
    It was retelling pretty much that the planets revolve around the sun but they could not explain why or how.
  • Jospeh priestly discovered the element oxygen

    Jospeh priestly discovered the element oxygen
    Antoine later named the element.
  • Period:
    Feb 10, 1400
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    Commercial Revolution

    Improved ways of business this also played a big part in new exploration.
  • Period:
    Feb 10, 1400
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    European monarchs supported exploration and colonization.

    Gaining riches through conquest and discovery would make them more powerful than rival countries. Through this Atlantic nations.
  • Period:
    Apr 1, 1400
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    Age of Exploration

  • Period:
    Feb 5, 1493
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    Feb 5, 1504

    Columbus made three voyages to the Indies

  • Period:
    Feb 5, 1497
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    Feb 5, 1504

    Amerigo Vespucci crossed the Atlantic several times

    he sailed the atlanitc several times as an italian navigator as a part of spainish portuguese.
  • Period:
    Feb 10, 1500
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    Other scientific discoveries.

    Gottfried and isaac developed a new branch of mathmatics the two did not work together. and Antoni used the microscope intvted in the late 1500s to discover bacteria.