12-14 Test

Timeline created by Braden Grebner
In History
  • 1416

    Drift nets in Dutch

    Drift nets in Dutch
    Dutch fishermen begin to use drift nets. I believe that this can be considered an extension because the point is the transition from the middle ages to modernity and they are switching or they are improving on what they already had.
  • 1416

    Drift nets in Dutch

    Drift nets in Dutch
    Dutch fishermen use drift nets. I believe this is part of modernity because of the transition to get better fishing equipment over time.
  • 1419

    Portuguese build latrine rigged ships.

    Portuguese build latrine rigged ships.
    The Portuguese were building latrine rigged ships that can tack into the wind. This helps the boat change the direction of wind making for a better, more modernized ship.
  • 1419

    Portuguese build latrine rigged ships.

    Portuguese build latrine rigged ships.
    These latrine rigged ships can tack the wind causing it to change direction. I believe this is important to modernity because it is the new beginning of ships being able to tack into the wind.
  • 1421

    First patent is granted

    First patent is granted
    The first patent was granted for a large barge with hoists that were made for hauling marble. I think this is relevant because it is the start of a very important thing that we still use to this day so I believe that it is modern in that way and connects to the modernity of the Rennasaince.
  • 1421

    First patent is granted

    First patent is granted
    The first patent is issued for a barge that is made for hauling marble. I think this also ties into the Rennesaince and the modernity of it because patents are still used a lot to this day.
  • 1425

    Cultural diffusion in Japan

    Cultural diffusion in Japan
    Japanese ideas and religion begin to spread throughout the world. I believe this is a major contribution to modernity because a key aspect I think is the difference in ideas and the freedom to believe in what you want.
  • 1425

    Cultural diffusion in Japan

    Cultural diffusion in Japan
    The ideas and religion in Japan started to spread across the world. I believe this ties into the modernity of the Renaissance because the different religions and freedoms of speech are important to the world.
  • 1461

    Postal Service

    Postal Service
    King Louis XI created a postal service. I believe this ties into the Renaissance because it was modernizing the way you communicate and the way you could relay information faster.
  • 1477

    Feudal Lords

    Feudal Lords
    In Japan, after the Onin war the Shogunate is weakened and the power shifts to feudal lords. I believe this is an important event because that is something that can change the future for communities and countries.
  • 1478

    A conspiracy, that includes the Archbishop of Pisa

    A conspiracy, that includes the Archbishop of Pisa
    This conspiracy caused an attack on a church and multiple people were hanged. I think this is an important event because conspiracies can change the world fast and affects the future.
  • 1480

    Leonardo invents parachute.

    Leonardo invents parachute.
    I believe this is important for modernity because it was pushing safety and was making way for safer precautions for the future.
  • 1482

    New Trade Settlements

    New Trade Settlements
    Portuguese find new trading settlements and gain more materials from said settlements. I think this is important for modernity because these trade settlements and the materials help for the future in order to create and make new things and invent new things and progress.
  • 1493

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    I think that Christopher Columbus's sailings are important to modernity because he was able to find new things and bring back things that they had never seen so they were able to put them to use.