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  • Apr 16, 1450

    Atlantic Slave Trade

    The Portuguese brought in copper ware, cloth, tools, wine and horses. In exchange, the Portuguese received gold, pepper and ivory.
  • Apr 16, 1492

    Columbus sails to the Americas

    Columbus sails to the Americas
    He made 4 voyages to the Americas, his first in 1492. This resulted in what is widely known as the Discovery of America. http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/columbus.htm
  • Apr 16, 1493

    The Line of Demarcation

    In 1493 the Pope drew a line on the globe cutting the new world in half. This line was known as the line of demarcation. Any territory discovered on the East side of the line was to be controlled by Portugal, while any lands found on the West side of the line were to be ruled over by Spain.
  • Apr 16, 1521

    Cortez Conquers the Aztecs

    Cortez Conquers the Aztecs
    Cortez arrives to the Aztec emperor Moctezuma II. Moctezuma believes Cortez is the God "Quetzacoatl". This eventually ends up in Cortez's favor, and Cortez ends up ambushing the Aztecs.
  • Apr 16, 1562

    First French war of Religion

    First French war of Religion
    French Wars of Religion were inevitable when civil tolerance failed. It was mainly a series of nine wars that followed each other with some occasional pause in between.
  • English settle Jamestown

    English settle Jamestown
    The Virginia Company explorers landed on Jamestown Island to establish the Virginia English colony on the banks of the James River. http://www.apva.org/history
  • Louis XIV of France begins his reign

    Louis XIV of France begins his reign
    Louis XIV inherited this power from his father and carried it further. He was styled the Grand Monarch, and his brilliant court at Versailles became the model and the despair of other less rich and powerful princes, who accepted his theory of absolute monarchy. Louis is also known for spending millions on creating the palace of Versailles. http://www.louisxiv.de/index.php?id=31 http://history-world.org/louis_xiv.htm
  • Glorius Revolution in England

    Glorius Revolution in England
    King James's policies of religious tolerance after 1685 met with increasing opposition by members of leading political circles. it was ment to overthrow of King James II. http://www.victorianweb.org/history/Glorious_Revolution.html
  • English Bill of Rights

    The English Bill of Rights was enacted by the English Parliament and singed into law by King William III in 1689. It is one of the fundamental documents of English constitutional law, and marks a fundamental milestone in the progression of English society from a nation of subjects under the plenary authority of a monarch to a nation of free citizens with inalienable rights.
  • Peter the Great of Russia begins his reign

    Peter the Great of Russia begins his reign
    Peter the Great was one of Russias greatest leaders. He made Russia a military warfare and re inveneted education.
  • The National Assembly

    On 17 June 1789 the members of the third estate declared themselves to be the `National Assembly', since they represented at least 96% of the nation.
  • The Storming of the Bastille

    On July 14, 1789, the mob, joined by some of the King's soldiers, stormed the Bastille. Part in response to the King bringing in Swiss soldiers.
  • French Revolution begins

    French Revolution begins
    French Revolution is a period of radical social and political upheaval in France that had a major impact on France.The French Revolutionary Wars started in 1792. It included storming the Bastille.
  • Copernicus presents the Heliocentric Theory

    Copernicus presents the Heliocentric Theory
    In a book called On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Bodies Copernicus proposed that the Sun, not the Earth, was the center of the Solar System.
  • Napolean Conquers most of Europe

    Napolean Conquers most of Europe
    Nearly all of Europe fell under Napoleon's control, and certainly all of it was forever changed by being ruled by him or fighting against him. Napoleon came closer than anyone else in modern history to conquering Europe.