age of exploration

Timeline created by breannafWMHS
  • Sep 2, 1415

    Portugal’s arrival in Ceuta

  • Sep 4, 1418

    Prince Henry founds his Navigation School

  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus’ first expedition

  • Jun 7, 1494

    Sir Francis Drake’s Circumnavigation

  • Jul 17, 1497

    De Gama reaching India

  • May 29, 1500

    Dias reaching the Cape of Good Hope

  • Feb 20, 1519

    Cortes invasion of Mexico

  • Sep 20, 1519

    Magellan’s circumnavigation

  • Jun 26, 1541

    Pizarro in Peru

  • Dec 13, 1577

    The Treaty of Tordesilla

  • Sir Francis Drake’s Circumnavigation

  • First arrival of slaves in Virginia colonies