Semester 2 Timeline

Timeline created by tyra_amethyst33
In History
  • Feb 5, 1054

    Lay Investure

    Lay Investure
    When a common person (usually the king) hires a bishop for the Catholic Church. This is important because it led to conflicts between several popes and kings. (Greg & Henry)
  • Feb 6, 1054

    Great Schism

    Great Schism
    When the Catholic Church split into the Roman Catholic and the Greek Orthodox over the phrase filioque. This is important because this is the first time the Christians split.
  • Apr 9, 1066

    William the Conquerer

    William the Conquerer
    Norman king who conquered in England in 1066 (on Christmas day). It’s important because he drastically changed the English language.
  • Apr 9, 1095

    Crusades

    Crusades
    Series of Holy Wars, trying to take land and capture Jerusalem, Largely unsuccessfully for the Catholic Church. It’s important because it established conflict between the Christian and Muslim Worlds.
  • Apr 9, 1118

    Thomas Becket

    Thomas Becket
    Archbishop of England who was murdered in a conflict with King Henry. It’s important because he showed the power struggle between the church and the state in the Middle Ages.
  • Feb 5, 1189

    Robin Hood

    Robin Hood
    A questionable figure in history, he stold from the rich and gave to the poor, or so they say in all of his stories. He is important because he shows us that fact and legend can blur and make us question if all of history is accurate.
  • Feb 5, 1347

    Bubonic Plague

    Bubonic Plague
    A disease that ravaged Europe killing 1 in 3 people. This is important because it help Europe back from academic and scientific achievement.
  • Feb 5, 1412

    Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc
    A 16 year old female knight who was accused of being a witch and was burned alive. She is important because she led France to victory in 100 Years War.
  • Feb 5, 1452

    Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo Da Vinci
    A famous Renaissance artist. He is important because his study on the human anatomy led to advances in the medical feild.
  • Apr 9, 1483

    Martin Luther

    Martin Luther
    Religious figure who protested corruption in the Catholic Church. He is important because his 95 theses led to Lutheranism and the Protestant Reformation.
  • Mar 9, 1492

    Columbus arrives in Americas

    Columbus arrives in Americas
    Colombus sailed for India but landed in North America instead. This is important because he was the cause of genocide and torture to the Natives of the land.
  • Mar 25, 1492

    Reconquista

    Reconquista
    A 700 year war when the Spanish drove out all the Muslims from Spain. This is important because it gave Spain necessary mindset and military technology to conquer Americas.
  • Mar 25, 1494

    Treaty of Torsedillias

    Treaty of Torsedillias
    The Catholic Church split the entire world between Spain and Portugal. Important because it didn't work because other nations had interest in world colonization.
  • Feb 18, 1500

    Triangular Trade

    Triangular Trade
    A three legged trade network in exchange of slaves and luxury goods. This is important because it contained the middle passage which was the cause of millions of African deaths.
  • Feb 6, 1543

    A changing view of the universe

    A changing view of the universe
    When Copernicus argued that the universe is heliocentric. This is important because it changed the views of many people.
  • Feb 6, 1543

    Andreas Vesalius

    Andreas Vesalius
    One of the many physicians and artists who study the human anatomy to correct Galen's errors in medicine. He is important because he published the first accurate study of human anatomy called "On the Structure of the Human Body".
  • Feb 11, 1550

    Ambroise Pare

    Ambroise Pare
    He is a french physician. He is important because he developed more effective ways of preventing infection and new ways of stitching.
  • Feb 6, 1553

    Mary Tudor

    Mary Tudor
    Daughter of Henry who came into power by beheading Lady Jane Grey. She is important because she tried to make England Catholic again in violent acts.
  • William Harvey

    William Harvey
    An english physician living in the 1600's. He is important because he is the first person to describe in great detail of the circulatory system and the importance of the heart.
  • European & African Slave Traders

    European & African Slave Traders
    When thousands of Africans were enslaved and traded for goods. This is important because it was the cause of many African states rising to power and was the cause of 11 million slaves and 2 million deaths.
  • Osei Tutut

    Osei Tutut
    Military leader who won control of Kusami. He is importante because from kusami he conquered naighboring cities and formed the Asante Kingdom.
  • A New Scientific Theory

    A New Scientific Theory
    Francis Bacon and Rene Descartes use the scientific method for many things. This is important because it left a lasting impact for years to come on peoples faith.
  • Robert Boyle

    Robert Boyle
    He studied the elements and chemical compounds. He is important because he described how temerature and pressure effects gases.
  • Newton Ties is all Together

    Newton Ties is all Together
    Newton sees an apple fall from a tree and wonders what caused it. This is important because from his questions he discovered and created the Law Of Gravity and calculus.
  • Usman dan Fodio

    Usman dan Fodio
    A scholar and preacher who who denounced corruptions of local Hausa rulers. He is important because he inspired Fulani and Hausa people to rebel against their people and under his rule literacy increased, local wars stopped, and trade improved.
  • Economic Troubles

    Economic Troubles
    When France experienced debt and starvation. This is important because it led to riots and France became hard to reform.
  • Ecomienda system

    Ecomienda system
    Main goal was to Christianize Native Americans and make money. Essential slavery, it killed millions of Indians and led to depopulation.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte
    A French emperor who invaded most of Europe. Crowned himself emperor of France in 1804. He is important because his Napoleonic code condensed and implemented ideas of French Revolution.
  • Almamy of Futa Toro

    Almamy of Futa Toro
    He stopped the slave trade in northern Senegal by cutting off a slave route. He is important because he showed resistance for the slave trade when it was most popular and tried defending many Africans.
  • Storming of Bastille

    Storming of Bastille
    When hangry parisians stormed a prison called Bassile thinking there would be weapons and gunpowder. This is important because it became the symbol of the start of the French Revolution