G-Money & S-Dawg's Timeline

Timeline created by giavanna
  • Apr 13, 1492

    Columbus sails to the Americas

    Columbus sails to the Americas
    Christopher Columbus convinced Spain to allow him to find a route to Asia by saling west across the Atlantic Ocean.
    http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/columbus.htm
  • Apr 13, 1521

    Cortez counquers the Aztecs

    Cortez counquers the Aztecs
    Afer landing in Mexico, Cortez learned of the wealthy Aztec empire. After a series of skirmishes, Cortez took over the Aztec empire.
  • Apr 13, 1543

    Copernicus presents the Heliocentric Theory

    Copernicus presents the Heliocentric Theory
    The Heliocentric Theory is the idea that the earth and the other planets revolve around the Sun. Copernicus was a polish astronomer.
  • Apr 13, 1543

    Geocentric Theory

    Geocentric Theory
    In the middle ages, the earth-centered view of the universe in which scholars believed that the earth was an immovable object located at the center of the universe.
  • Thomas Hobbes

    Thomas Hobbes
    He said that people are evil and therefore need to be controlled.
  • Scientific Method

    Scientific Method
    A logical procedure for gathering information about the natural world, in which experimentation and observation are used to test hypotheses.
  • English settle Jamestown

    A company of London investors received from King James a charter to found a colony in North America.
  • John Locke

    John Locke
    He said that people learn from experience and reasoning.
  • Louis XIV of France begins his reign

    Louis XIV of France begins his reign
    Louis XIV was 23 when he started to rule. He was the son of Louis XIII.
  • Peter the Great begins his reign

    Peter became czar while a child; sister ruled in his place. He removed his sister from the trown and took power for himself.
    http://www.rmg.co.uk/explore/sea-and-ships/facts/explorers-and-leaders/peter-the-great
  • Glorious Revolution in England

    Parliament, angered by James II's actions and the possibility that his Catholic son could become king, invite James' daughter, Mary, and her husband William to overthrow the king.
    http://faculty.ucc.edu/egh-damerow/glorious_revolution.htm
  • Voltaire

    Voltaire
    He said that center stones of government should be tolerance, reason, religious freedom, and freedom of speech.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Voltaire.jpg
  • Cesare Bonesana Beccaria

    Cesare Bonesana Beccaria
    He believed that laws exist to preserve social order, not to avenge crimes.
  • French Revolution begins

    French Revolution begins
    The social and political system of France was called the Old Regime. Under this system, the people fo France were divided into three large social classes, or estates.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution
  • The gullotine was invented

    The gullotine is an angled blade that falls cutting off the head from the body. Most executions were made with the gullotine.
  • Napoleon conquers most of Europe

    Napoleon conquers most of Europe
    Napoleon conquered France which is in Europe.